It is about Scott Jurek and he describes in the book that he was nobody, had tough childhood and became an elite runner. He is the most famous for winning western states 7 times in a row. He mentions about his running, life struggles and his diet; how and why a meat eater from Minnesota became vegan. For someone interested in cooking, he includes some of his vegan recipes in this book. This book is very inspiring specially in terms of running; running 100 miles and longer.