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The Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
While blue water sailing through Hurricane Bob, the sailing seemed spectacular for the first several days and nights. Thick moonlight, the viscous night light that marks the passage of twilight, gives the great blue sea swells their animation under a gentle wind. The swells, rising and falling seemingly without end, could have originated from some storm thousands of miles away.
Cruising in the Clouds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Cruising through the San Juan Islands in Puget Sound. Often in the late summer, before the sun dips low on the horizon, the warm moist air of the San Juan Archipelago condenses into a fine mist that rises off the surface of the ocean to shroud these islands above the clouds.
Gunkholing in the Chesapeake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Sailing and history of the Chesapeake Bay. A Great Blue Heron led our sailboat downriver between banks of the lush green foliage of Back Creek on Elk River at the northern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. As we rounded each bend, the solitary bird would be floating on the brown mirror of water.
Mayan Mariners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Sailing the Mayan trade routes in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala from their earliest prehistory until today, each generation of the Maya people has seen new ideas, change and the slow incursion of the modern world. They are themselves like their own sacred Ceiba tree thrusting upward for light while straining their roots down into the dry ruins of their past.
The Ghosts of the Flats
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The sun climbs high on an azure sky, and on the flats it’s easy to empty your head of everything except instinct and sense that my life had become complicated. The easy pace of the Bahamian people is addictive and I could easily see myself slipping into the natural progression of this place.
Haida Gwaii
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
They lie on the edge of the province's collective memory like a dream scarce remembered; mythical and elusive, full of meaning and great beauty, yet incomprehensible to the waking mind. Impossible not to marvel at, and revel in, these are the Queen Charlotte Islands, arguably one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world.
Advanced Pressure Points: The system of Pressure Points
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The author Bruce Everett Miller is an expert martial artist who actually understands Western Medical and scientific theory. This book gives answers. It describes a system ('The System of Pressure Points') which encompasses much more than simply hitting different structures of the body. The System encompasses everything from simple pain production through to knockouts.
The Pedal Inn Weekender: the Bicycle Cookbook for Lovers of Adventure and Good Eating
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Outdoor cooking
Everybody loves food, many love bicycles, and more people all the time are learning to love the bike camping holiday. Too few, however, eat exceptionally well while doing so. Enter the Pedal Inn, where San Francisco cyclists and cooking enthusiasts Nick and Lindy share their love of adventure and good eating in this original, pocket-sized cookbook for food-loving cyclists everywhere.
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.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
Super Smashmouth Baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Hitting & catching technique that only comes along once in a life time. That is exactly what happened to Dave. Dave has been apart of coaching youth Baseball for over 40 years. One day Dave heard somthing. It set off a thought, that if we did this it would work better.The next day. Dave tried it out on there weakest hitter. After 10 minutes he became one of our best hitters. Dave proved it worked
Liberty in Miniature: Training Your Mini Horse for Liberty Classes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,170. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2013 by New Concord Press. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
This book is designed to help you increase your chances of winning a liberty class. It will demonstrate training techniques, because a horse needs to be trained for liberty just as for any other class. Choosing the right horse, conditioning, grooming, and showing the horse. Complete with photographs and step-by-step instructions.
Real Madrid & Barcelona: the Making of a Rivalry
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
A close look at one of sport's great rivalries: Real Madrid and Barcelona.
The Tennis Parent's Bible: A Comprehensive Survival Guide to Becoming a World Class Parent (or Coach)
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Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
The Tennis Parent’s Bible is an organizational manual designed to assist parents/coaches through the mental/emotional complexities of raising a world class young adult through the game of tennis. Included are foundation essentials, blunders/cures, common questions/answers, problems/solutions, tools to identify player strengths/weakness and a customized player evaluation all to maximize potential.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking one of South America's classic treks
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,370. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, across the Khardung La, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistani border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.
The Pool Bible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
A plain-language guide to Care and Maintenance of Swimming Pools, written by an expert in the field. At last - the mysteries of Water Balance and pH are laid bare for the Backyard Pool-Owner! Suitable for any person who owns, wants to own, or takes care of a pool, The Pool Bible is stuffed with tips, techniques and tricks to allow anyone to maintain their own pool; and save pots of money!
Of Bread and Circuses: The Story of Bountygate and the 2012 New Orleans Saints
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Of Bread and Circuses (OBAC) chronicles the New Orleans Saints' 2012 calendar year, and examines the events of Bountygate. OBAC revisits the Saints' 2012 calendar year; traces the roots of Bountygate; analyzes the saga's distortions and misconceptions; offers a wider context for the events; and theorizes on the scandal's legacy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.