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Fall Off the Couch Laughing
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Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 2. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Ten humorous essays, most of which were previously published as newspaper columns. Themes have to do with outdoor recreation and are illustrated with photos by the author. (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Why I hate the Latest Betfair Advert
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling addiction can ruin lives and wreck families; but large betting companies, despite supporting 'responsible gambling', seemingly want to tempt us to have a flutter everywhere we look. Where should we draw the line?
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
Sensible Places: Essays on Place, Time, & Countryside
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2012 by Bapton Books. Category: Essay » Literature
The countryman's calendar; life in sprung rhythm. The West Country's beloved essayist writes of his countryside, of chalk streams, white horses and ancient henges, eccentric neighbours, village life, village cricket, and Evensong. An instant country classic.
Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(2.00 from 1 review)
The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
An AFTMA fairy tale.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A collection of fly-fishing related stories based on the most popular posts from "The Fishing Gene" blog, revised and updated into a more convenient reading format. Information on fly tying, fictional tales of fly-fishing and thoughts on subjects ranging from why fish are so smart to the perennial question of "What about the Hook?". A light hearted romp through a wide variety of subjects.
LASTCAR: The First Year-By-Year Chronicle of Last-Place Finishers in the NASCAR Cup Series (1949-2013)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard pens his own history of the NASCAR Cup Series from the perspective of the series’ last-place finishers, providing detailed analysis of every season run from 1949 through 2013.
Bullfighting and Evolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The author explores ancient and future aspects of bullfighting, its meanings and importance aside from the bloody show itself.
Revista EnCubierta - Julio de 2012
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Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
EnCubierta es la primera revista dedicada a los libros digitales. Se publica el primer lunes de cada mes e incluye en cada número contenido exclusivo: capítulos y extractos de ebooks y entrevistas con los autores. Este número de EnCubierta está dedicado a la relación entre deporte y literatura y contiene entrevistas a Enric González y Guillermo Samperio, entre otros.
More Than a Tug of War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In the fall of 1999, forty freshmen at Hope College took part in the Pull, a tradition with over a century of history that began as a tug-of-war but has become much more. They find themselves pushed to their limits until they discover within themselves the limitless strength of the human spirit. This true story chronicles the 03 Pull Team as they learn for themselves what the Pull is all about.
Outside Duluth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Outside Duluth will take you on an armchair tour of one of the best regions for outdoor fun in the US. Join Eric Chandler as he takes you cross country skiing, biking, paddling, and running with his family near the head of Lake Superior. Chandler's stories are part essay, part guidebook and all fun. Find out why Outside Magazine named Duluth runner-up for the best adventure hub in the whole world!