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Heart For The Game
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Field Sports
Simon Keith is not only one of the longest-living heart transplant recipients, he is also the first to have ever played professional sports after a transplant. This is his remarkable story.
Sumonese Japanese
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Understand sumo but not Japanese? Understand Japanese but not sumo? Don’t understand either? If you fall into any of the categories above, Japanese Sumonese is the book for you.
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.
This Simple Game
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Ken Barnes was widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation never to have won an England cap. During a distinguished playing career with Manchester City, Ken appeared in the FA Cup finals of 1955 and 1956 and later captained the club before retiring in the early 60s.
London 2012 Olympics - Building the Stratford Venues
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
General interest material about the design and development of the main sporting venues for the 2012 Olympics in Stratford, London. Giving an outline about how the site was prepared, how the individual venues were designed, and the actual development work to make the venues ready for competition in July 2012. Of particular interest to athletes and spectators who will actually visit the venues.
Pitch and Putt – a Sport in Ruin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Pitch and Putt - I know, you have never heard of it, is a short form of golf. And it is a sport that is in ruin, especially at the international level where a fatal split has caused the creation of two rival controlling bodies. But the problems go much deeper than that. Is there a solution? I believe there is, but it is a radical and courageous path to take to get to the reward.
Pike Fishing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
David Phillips caught his first 20 lb pike in 1971, aged just 15. Since then he has fished for pike in all corners of the British Isles – including the mighty loughs of Ireland, where he once landed five consecutive pike averaging over 20 lb (and all on artificial lures). If you love catching pike – or want to learn how to catch them – this is the book you can't afford to miss.
A Furious Exaltation
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
If you bite off more than you can chew, chew hard! This is a true story of a trip that put me in way over my head and out of my comfort zone; the experience of a day in the high peaks of the New Zealand Alps that has changed the way I think about life.
Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Graduation is the memoir of Brentford, and ex-Watford Goalkeeper - Richard Lee.
Newspaper Bundle
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a series of columns written for the Georgetown News Graphic in 2011-2012. The author writes about her experiences while running and biking in the remote area of Scott County in Kentucky. The situations are always comical and often unbelievable.
Outback Australia: True Stories - Vol. 1
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Weird, wonderful and funny stories from remote Outback Australia, as told by law enforcers, fishermen, scientists, historians and others.
101 Great Hikes Above Silicon Valley: Pre-planned trail adventures for all ability levels of hikers, runners, bikers, horses...and even dogs
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Don't have time to plan where to head outdoors this weekend? Try one of the beginner, intermediate, or advanced hikes detailed in this guide. 37 nearby parks are profiled, with information on trails and facilities, including slope, climb, and mileage, plus easy reference charts to find the perfect hike. Most hikes can be done in 3-4 hours within a 1-hour drive from the heart of Silicon Valley.
How To Modify Your Kayak To Personalize It To Your Needs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
A number of ways to modify and adapt a bare kayak to something that is personal and more useful than what comes off the display florr.
The Five Inch Course: Thinking Your Way To Better Golf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Five Inch Course: Play better golf with the swing you already have.. The Five Inch Course offers more than a hundred strategies for improving your golf score without improving your swing. By playing smarter, more strategic golf, even weekend hackers can dramatically improve their scores without improving their swings.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
The Art of Personal Competition - How Sun Tzu Would Coach Key Team Players
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This is how Sun Tsu would guide your development as a sports player! Apply the philosophy of war to your competitive development and increase your ability to out-think and out-maneuver opponents!
The Art of Team Coaching - How Sun Tzu Would Coach Coaches
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This book contains the true and real secrets of competition. Within are guidelines to effective training, thinking, planning, and execution. The details presented here remove uncertainty and confusion from your game plans. Every problem now has an answer; every difficulty has a responsive plan.
The Art of War versus The Art of Pool - How Sun Tzu Would Teach Pool & Billiards Strategy & Tactics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
If Sun Tzu played pocket billiards, this is how he would apply war strategies and tactics to pocket billiards. Consider that the pool table is really a rectangular battlefield. Your opponent is there to win. Are you? Learn how to be your own general and direct your actions so that you can win more games.
Zen Tennis
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
zen tennis develops a philosphy behind the sport of tennis, a philosophy that takes into account the physical, mental and emotional aspects of the game. indoing so, it draws on japanese zen, chinese martial arts, indian meditation and western psychology. in taking this total approach, we gain a set of attitudes and qualities that can be taken into all areas of our lives.
She Was Once a Runner
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.