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A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62 by Steven Travers
Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MEANS TO BE A TROJAN: PETE CARROLL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S GREATEST PLAYERS by Steven Travers
Series: USC TROJANS, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Interviews with Trojan legends.
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing by Colin Seymour
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations by Chris Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action" by Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime by Jill Homer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide by Jill Homer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
He Shot, He Scored - the official biography of Peter Ward by Matthew Horner
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The book chronicles the life and career of footballer Peter Ward who played for Brighton & Hove Albion, Nottingham Forest and England. Ward also played professionally in the USA and was the Player of the Year in 1982 when part of the Seattle Sounders team that played New York Cosmos in the Soccer Bowl.
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce Batchelor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce T. Batchelor is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out to live in a log cabin and go camping in the Yukon as the temperature plunges to Sixty-Eight Below. Follow this 1980-'81 winter adventure of a young couple intent on recreating the classic Yukon pioneer lifestyle. Includes hundreds of tips from natives and trappers.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond by Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Möten med Internet Generationen by Håkan Anderberg
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
Waiting for the Fall: A Decade of Dreams, Drama and West Virginia University Football by Mike Casazza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Zone Read. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
When native son and head coach Rich Rodriguez led the West Virginia Mountaineers to an unexpected Sugar Bowl victory at the end of the 2005 season, behind a youthful roster that included electrifying freshmen Patrick White and Steve Slaton, West Virginia fans figured the best was yet to come. Instead, the seasons that followed served up endless, stomach-churning drama.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Running Easy - Beginner Marathon Guide by Craig Blewett
You set the price! Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Running Easy is an amazing, unique approach to running. Rather than “try harder” it’s all about “Try Easier”. The Running Easy approach was developed by, and for “ordinary people” like you, and backed by loads of scientific research. If you think words like “fun”, “easier”, “healthy”, “lifestyle”, and “running” should be together, then this approach is for you.
The World Cup Baby by Euan McCabe
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd). Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Euan McCabe is a football World Cup compulsive. Once a typical rugby-loving New Zealand schoolboy, he was mesmerised by his first sighting of Buenos Aires’ Monumental Stadium in 1978 and has since become besotted with the global phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup ™. This book traces his growing infatuation with an event that he chooses to celebrate for its flaws as well as its strengths.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball by C. Fraser Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide by Paul Lebowitz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
A Complete Guide to the 2012 Baseball Season. In depth analysis of all 30 teams with sections dedicated to: management, starting pitching, bullpens, lineups, bench, prospects, predictions and relevant statistical analysis and essays. Great for fantasy players and useful all season long.