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From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat
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Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Selected Works: A Thimble, Half Full and other Thoughts on Swimming
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Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Selected Works is a compilation of articles by Olympic swimmer and coach Clive Rushton. It examines Michael Phelps’ preparation and includes advice on training and racing, the impact of water on swimmer aspirations, values inherent in the pursuit of excellence and a heart-stopping piece on measuring effort. Also included is a preview of WATER, the shortly to be published first volume of Elements
The Road to Perfection
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
Practical Wilderness Skills And Thoughts On Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
White Wolf of Ways of the Wild Institute in Vermont discusses the proper mindset required and the importance of awareness in a survival situation. Also learn about heat loss, how to keep a coal burning overnight, preserving food in the wilderness and how to make your own water well.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Their Glorious Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Set as it was against the backdrop of the 1981 major league players’ strike, the story of the battle for the President’s Cup in Virginia's Valley Baseball League between the New Market Rebels and the Winchester Royals epitomizes that mix of glory and poignancy that produces such passion in those who love the game. An inspiring and easy read at only 7,000 words (14 pages).
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
The Pool Safety Bible
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Price: Free! Words: 22,070. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Free essential, Professional advice on how to keep your family, friends and pets safe around pools or other open water. Learn how to make a pool the safest place it can be. Discover the root cause of 50% of pool deaths and how to protect yourself. Suitable for any person who wants to learn what to do in a swimming pool Emergency.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Martial Musings - Thoughts on Tai Chi and other Martial Arts
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Series: Martial Musings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
A collection of three short essays on the martial art of Tai Chi and on other arts...
The Boiler Maker
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
This is a narrative of a dive I did during the lobster season opener 2010.
What to Worm Your Horse With, Made Easy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
A clear, easy guide to horse and donkey worms and wormers. Written in easy language for the layperson, yet heavily referenced to scientific academic journals. Today's problem worm is the small strongyle yet the majority of advice given for deworming horses is still aimed at eradicating the large strongyle. When to worm, resistance, rotational wormings, harrowing, are all covered in this book.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
Breeder Cup Game On
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This story talks about a Super Filly that was a nobody, and in to a wrold champion. She doesn't stand along, there another chapion that is a mare and will soon race ech other. This story is ture about all the races and a horse name Rachel, and you'll learn everything about Rachel.
Get Off the Couch with Joan
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Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
2 Possess & Bear Arms
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Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
3: Something to Marathon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
A hilarious story of an individuals quest to become a marathon runner. Through trial and error, and process of elimination, the author finally get's it right! Best of all it's a true story. It's complete with training tips and resources that should help make your marathon or half marathon training experience enjoyable.
Ballads from an Unlucky Fisherman
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Sixteen poems about fishing, from a very unlucky fisherman