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John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
The National Pastime: Premiere Issue Digital Edition
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
This re-issue of the historic premiere issue of THE NATIONAL PASTIME, originally published in 1982 and edited by John Thorn, reads like a who's who of baseball history luminaries, including Harold Seymour, David Voigt, Lawrence S. Ritter, Pete Palmer, G.H. Fleming and more, on topics from 19th century baseball to the Negro Leagues, expansion, fixing the records books, and the Merkle Blunder.
The Fox Trails: A Bicycle Adventure Along the Mississippi River
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a man's quest to live in harmony with nature in modern-day America.
Liner Cruising
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
The writer of two previous books, neither having any connection with cruising, this is my first entry into the expensive, overly hyped and glitzy world being promoted by the major cruise lines. The book evolved following my first cruise in 2012, on board a large freighter, CMA-CGM line’s Columba, during which I kept a detailed day-to-day diary of events experienced on the cruise
Triple Threat Thrill
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
TRIPLE THREAT THRILL Dakota Franklin Even if after a two-year absence from driving to be a ‘good wife’ to the treacherous pervert Erich she will never be grand prix champion, ‘Triple Threat’ Thrill Morgan is still Jack Armitage’s all-time favorite driver, engineer and racing executive, the Parachute Queen Jack sends to salvage impossible situations in his auto racing empire.
Big Carp Legends - Rob Maylin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Big Carp magazine, this series of books entitled ‘Big Carp Legends’ will encompass the greatest names in carp fishing history over the past two decades. The content of the books in this series will be a mixture of articles from the archives of Big Carp, life histories of famous anglers and original articles specially commissioned for the series and never before
Gone Carp Fishing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Steve Graham is a carp fisherman. He has been an angler for over fifty years, and during this time he has fished for many different species, but for the last twenty-five years he has fished almost exclusively for carp. He has caught many huge fish during this time, both in England and in France, and this book describes his recent angling adventures.
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams: Baseball's Greatest Player and Baseball's Greatest Hitter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, distinct but similar-type players, were arguably Baseball's Greatest Player and Basevall's Greatest Hitter. In their first major league seasons, Joe scored a rookie-record 132 runs, and Ted drove home a rookie-record 145 runs. More than seventy years later, their records still stand.
The Phoenix Project: How Chelsea rose from the brink to win the Champions League in 2011/12
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,990. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the story of Chelsea's 2011/12 double winning season. Inside you'll find interviews, match reports, analysis and much more. You will relive early promise of Villas Boas' reign to the squad implosion in Naples, to the guiding hand of Roberto Di Matteo who steadied the sinking ship and brought them through into the culmination of the most successful European season in Chelsea's history.
Twenty-Four Years to Boston - My Journey from the Vegetable Aisle to Boylston Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Twenty-four Years to Boston demystifies one of the most grueling of all endurance sports, the marathon, to its essence-a primal activity that human beings have done since they first let go of the coffee table as toddlers. It is a story about the challenges and triumphs of an aging marathoner who inadvertently discovers that running had helped him overcome his insecurities and succeed in life.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
In My Blood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gerry Blayney has been through highs and lows supporting his beloved Liverpool Football Club. From the glory of watching the reds win countless trophies to the death of relatives and friends, he has seen it all.
Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Ray tells the real truth about running in an entertaining mix of facts, fiction, and opinions, all written with his unique blend of curmudgeonly candor and humor. It's a wide-ranging look at why so many people risk sore knees and smelly shoes in order to cross one more finish line, maybe, if they’re lucky, just a little faster than they ever have before.
In Search of the Master Who Dances with Horses: Growth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Urgently in need of a meaningful change of life, a man decides to cross the world together with his wife, a horse and a dog to spend a year training full-time with Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling, arguably the most popular horse trainer in the world based on social media statistics. He expects it to be life-changing. It is. This is the second part of his story.
The Forever Boys
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Peter Golenbock spent the 1989 season with the St. Pete Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. The story is fascinating, and the portraits of the aging athletes are hilarious, and at times poignant. Some are thrilled to compete again; some are bitter about how they were treated; still others cling to a desperate hope for one more chance at a game that is eager to forget them.
Death of a Football Club. The Story of Cork City FC: Season 2008
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A depiction of a professional soccer club in crisis situated in one of Europe's less prestigious soccer leagues. Written by a professional player of the club, this book offers unique insights into the culture and difficulties of playing soccer in the League of Ireland. Cork City FC was subsequently rescued and will play in Europe in 2015. Neal Horgan is a regular contributor to the Irish Examiner
The History of the Asian Cup
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
From humble beginnings in 1956, the Asian Cup has grown into an intense, closely fought and highly competitive tournament befitting a region that is continuing to rise in football's prominence. This history provides an ideal background to the rise and development of this increasingly prestigious competition.
Longer I Run - 100 Days Across America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
The physical fortitude to run 40 miles is in itself a laudatory feat. Repeating that performance 100 consecutive times, from one coast of the country to the other, is a spectacle. Doing it all as a recovering alcoholic fighting a debilitating intestinal disease would be impossible without one vital component—courage. Follow Steve Knowlton on a 3,717-mile run to redemption.
Fish, Frogs, and Fireflies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
In Fish, Frogs, and Fireflies: Growing Up with Nature, award-winning outdoors writer Robert Montgomery and 13 friends explore what and how we learn about life from the everyday miracles of nature. Each story celebrates the tangible and intangible blessings we derive from the outdoors. If you enjoyed the outdoors as a child, this book will bring back glorious memories.
Journey to Kona, A path to true potential
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
Karen Brown’s story serves as an allegory for realizing dreams of any kind. She fulfilled her True – her Divine – Potential by competing in the most difficult triathlon in the world: the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Reading Karen's story will show you how to deal realistically with the physical, emotional, and mental preparation all types of goals demand.