The international bestseller which has captivated readers and listeners the world over, soon to be a major film event. Beginning in Afghanistan on the eve of the Russian invasion, an unlikely friendship between two boys leads to a terrible betrayal and a lifelong quest for redemption.
Malinalli's Indian tribe has been conquered by the warrior Aztecs. When Malinalli meets Cortez assumes her task, is to welcome him and help him destroy the Aztec empire and free her people. The two fall passionately in love, but she gradually comes to realize that Cortez will be willing to destroy anyone, for gold and power. Even their own love.
In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the boot of his Plymouth, Knight grossed $8000 in his first year. Today, Nike's annual sales top $30 billion. In an age of start-ups, Nike is the ne plus ultra of all start-ups, and the swoosh has become a revolutionary, globe-spanning icon, one of the most ubiquitous and recognisable symbols in the world today.
'A refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like ... It's an amazing tale' Bill Gates 'The best book I read last year was Shoe Dog, by Nike's Phil Knight. Phil is a very wise, intelligent and competitive fellow who is also a gifted storyteller' Warren Buffett