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After the Great Muskie Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Hedging Bets
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Linehan Saves
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Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: no girls, art or money this time. He wants to be good. But China strews his path with temptations. Dark Future, good reading.
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг
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Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
El León
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Baseball fans, has your team ever had a closer you just couldn't stand? Meet El León.
Light Tower Power
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction)
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Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
Punchdrunk
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
失踪球拍之谜
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Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
夏日,海水,清风拂面,天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线:从向着高处上升的那一刻开始,交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法,通过乒乓球,把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
The '51 Rocks
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Price: Free! Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Based on the true story of the losingest team in baseball. Batboy Bobby McRainey relates the day to day struggles of a last place ball club and whites only baseball. But, when the owner signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly
"Dumb Guys" — Hunting, in a small town, and other tales of The Great Westerly Midwest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The fall is a beautiful time of year. Some say, the best. For some it's time to die, at the hands of dumb guys out in the woods. For some, killing is how they have a good time, "enjoy the outdoors." Robert S. Thompson heard one time about some hunters getting killed by another hunter and one hunter going to jail. Well, that's a good start, says Robert.
De amissi reticuli arcano
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Latin. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
LATIN: Anno septuagesimo ab Athletica Italica Consociatione constituta dr. Philippus Dragotto dicavit. ITALIANO: Dedicato al 70° anno dalla fondazione del Centro Sportivo Italiano – Dott. Filippo Dragotto
The Tenth Hole Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Bobby Lambert has been offered the deal of a lifetime to become the world’s best at something he loves: golf. But the cost is high … very high.
A Dinger in the Bay
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Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A retired MLB pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation.
Men Wore Hats
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Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
The community of Monteray's suffering budget dooms the park's baseball diamond to demolition to make way for development. The community gives Mr. Harmon the task of informing Coach Boyle of the decision. Mr. Harmon's conversation with the aging, yet still powerful, coach proves a difficult one, for the the gap between the two men assign them each to a different time.
The Opening Bell (2nd edition)
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Series: Three Seconds to Legend, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,260. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Leilana Ito, a rookie wrestler with an unknown past, and Dana Harding, the heelish veteran looking for one more bit of glory, meet in the ring, both of them are embroiled in corporate machinations, family rivalries, and the secrets of the past. When everything is put on the line, will Leilana and Dana rise to the challenge and find a path to victory?
L'Américain. Leven en dood van de Franse wielrenner Pascal Basclas
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You set the price! Words: 35,850. Language: Dutch. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Het is 9 juli 1998, vooravond van de Ronde van Frankrijk. In Sarreguemines aan de Frans-Duitse grens wordt oud-wielrenner Pascal Basclas aangehouden na een anonieme tip aan het gerecht. L'Américain is een fictieverhaal dat zich binnen gekende feiten ontwikkelt. Het stelt vragen omtrent schuld en rechtvaardigheid op scherp. Verplicht leesvoer voor elke wielerfan en -hater.