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“Abdi’s World” books have arrived in Flagstaff!

If you were among the earliest supporters of this book project and you preordered Abdi Abdirahman’s memoir from Soulstice Publishing, your book is on its way into your hands…ahead of the on-sale date at Amazon.

If you haven’t ordered your copy of Abdi’s World: The Black Cactus on Life, Running, and Fun… what are you waiting for?

Order now!

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Check out these links of recent interviews and articles about Abdi:

Track & Field News book review by Ed Fox: “…an enjoyable read for anyone interested in American distance running and/or the immigrant/refugee experience. Abdi emerges as a garrulous, fun-loving personality, comfortable in his own skin, loyal to his friends, utterly committed to running excellence, and a proud citizen of his adopted country.”

Kirkus Reviews, “A lighthearted and engaging memoir by a celebrated runner and Olympic athlete.”

Arizona Republic, “Abdirahman returning for fifth Olympics at age 44.”

Podium Runner, “How 44-year-old Abdi Abdirahman is training for the Olympic Marathon.”

Outside magazine, “Abdi Abdirahman doesn’t care about age.”

USA Today, “Olympic marathoner Abdi Abdirahman is racing Father Time–and winning.”

High Country Running, “Do you know Abdi?”

Daily Mail, “I don’t look at myself as an old man. I want to win the gold!”

CBS Inside Edition, “Abdi Abdirahman on being US Olympic team’s oldest runner, his journey from young refugee to American athlete.”

Arizona Daily Star, “Tucson’s Abdi Abdirahman will ‘be ready’ for Olympics at age 44.”

Reuters, “Returning US Olympians rely on experience for another shot at glory.”

Authority Magazine, “Abdi Abdirahman: 5 things you need to know to become a great author.”

Thrive Global, “Abdi Abdirahman: ‘practice balance.'”

Tucson Channel 9, “Abdi Abdirahman racing Father Time.”

Run to the Top Podcast, interview with Claire Bartholic, “Fun is Abdi Abdirahman’s secret to running longevity.”

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