Faster Than Lightning

Faster Than Lightning

My Autobiography

Book - 2013
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The autobiography of the fastest man of all time and a superstar whose talent and charisma have made him one of the most famous people on the planet.

Whether you know Athletics or not, and even whether you know sport or not, chances are you know Usain Bolt. The fastest man on the planet, not just now but ever, Usain has won the hearts of people everywhere with his mind-blowing performances and his infectious charisma - uniting supporters around the world.

In this, his full autobiography, Usain tells his story in his own words: from humble beginnings in Jamaica, to international stardom at Beijing and on to the new heights of superstardom he has reached since lighting up London 2012.

Full of the charm and charisma that has made him the most popular sporting figure of our time and a universal celebrity, this is a book that Usain's millions of fans will love.

Publisher: London : HarperSport, 2013.
ISBN: 9780007371419
0007371411
Branch Call Number: 796.422092 Bolt
Characteristics: 291 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Allen, Matt

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Jul 31, 2014

I was surprised and please with the fact that this book isn't about Usain's career but about his personal life. It talks about his childhood and how he was raised humbly. Great book.

runfastread May 26, 2014

You don't know whether to like him or not .....he is certainly comes across as arrogant and shallow, and his autobiography does nothing to dispel that impression. That being said, it is interesting to read about his humble beginnings and his early family life in Jamaica. Also, about the process of becoming a world class elite level athlete almost entirely through talent alone. Only a sprinter could manage to get by on raw talent for as long as Bolt does! (This is definitely not the story of a distance runner!). The book is an interesting insight into the life of an elite level athlete, and the accompanying physical and mental challenges.

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