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The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing
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Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: 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.
KatyNation 2
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
KatyNation 2, The Tradition Continues! Six High schools, One district and a community of Champions.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
Gonzo's Flying Dog: Pursuing Nothing on a Sailboat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Two penniless hitchhikers decide to buy a sailboat, move aboard and sail down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Neither of them have ever set foot on a sailboat. Neither of them know how to sail. They get jobs in New Orleans and buy a 26-foot sloop on eBay. They teach themselves to sail and spend nine months going from the upper Chesapeake Bay to Key West, Florida.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Run Your Destiny: Inspirational Insights to Get You on the Run
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You set the price! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
When you keep running as part of your lifestyle, you do yourself justice, and you feel closer to your destiny. It is during this instinctual mental sharpness that you can uncover other pieces that make up your true self. Running is one part of your destiny and through the continual reinforcement of this you stand higher and can identify the other parts that help you Run Your Destiny.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
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Price: Free! Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning”
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Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Climbing Back
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My heart is pounding, I try to relax and focus as I sit on a start line of my World Championship race. Years earlier my heart pounded for a very different reason, I was cold, alone and shaking in pain. I wondered if I would survive the night. After falling 200ft hours earlier, I thought my dream of racing internationally would never happen. This inspiring story describes how I climbed back.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
Möten med Internet Generationen
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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?
Every Day Above A New Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
John Davison sets out to recreate Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1878 journey across the south of France. Meeting kind, generous people (interspersed with the occasional idiot whom even a saint would want to throttle), battling bad weather and equipment failure, never losing his sense of the absurd, John heads through the hills towards journey’s end: the golden city down on the plain.
One Girl, One Team, One City: The Best of metsgrrl.com, 2006-2012: An eBook Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
One Girl, One Team, One City: the best of metsgrrl.com is a passionate celebration of both baseball and the ups and downs of dedicated baseball fandom.
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Find Me A Woman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Assent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This time the quarterback didn't go for the cheerleader. He loves the girl in the stands with toddler stains on her shirt. The girl he never noticed, right in front of his nose.
The Spokesman
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
Retrospecticus: 2013-2014 Professional Basketball Yearbook
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You set the price! Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Assembled with creativity and care, joy and ambition, Retrospecticus is a yearbook-style review of the 2013-2014 NBA season written in collaboration by the contributors at Hickory-High.