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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.
Running in the Back of the Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Trail of Second Chances
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A high-octane adventure on a wild Montana mountain as one girl finds herself racing for her life against a malignant fire. Coached by her father and frustrated by his efforts to hold her back, Becca Hawthorne dreams of competing in the Olympics. She earned her chance to test herself against the best runners in the Pacific Northwest. But now she faces a tougher opponent than even the fastest girl.
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.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Broken Baseball Numbers A Review Of Sabermetrics And What It Means To The Game
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Sabermetrics is taking baseball by storm. Are the numbers really as important as may Sabermetricians claim? Do we need to learn all over again what baseball is all about? Broken Baseball Numbers will answer these questions and many more. In the end, you'll have a totally new perspective on this math revolution within America's pastime, even if you consider yourself a sabermetric expert!
Confusing the Enemy
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Price: $39.95 USD. Words: 212,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
This biographical novel explores the enigmatic life of Cus D'Amato with all the accuracy possible, given the fact that everybody you talk to has a different version of the facts and a different spin on the truth. Many people loved and respected Cus. Others thought he was crazy. To this day, hundreds of boxing fans think he is one of the greatest trainer/managers who ever lived. Just as many think
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.
Dynasty: The New York Yankees 1949: 1964
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 225,330. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The classic Yankee team history by best-selling author Peter Golenbock, available electronically for the first time. An unprecedented and unparalleled look at the most amazing stretch of success by the greatest franchise in baseball history. All the players and all the stories are here, told with pride, nostalgia, joy, and honesty and emotion that only a master like Peter Golenbock could elicit.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Babyface Fire (The Adventurers #2)
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Series: The Adventurers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
All Loebo wants in life is to lead the best team of adventurers in the kingdom, get filthy rich, and marry the prettiest lady he's ever met. Is that so much to ask? Join Loebo as his adventures take a turn for the crazy when he decides to try his hand at professional wrestling.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Northern Edition: The Mason-Dixon Line to Maine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide helps hikers access the Trail via public transportation. It is the only comprehensive compilation of public transit information between two covers for accessing the Trail. It provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail and off in case of emergency, to resupply, or to just go home. The guide is an essential tool for planning any AT hike.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Southern Edition: Georgia to the Mason-Dixon Line
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide helps hikers access the Trail via public transportation. It is the only comprehensive compilation of public transit information between two covers for accessing the Trail. It provides detailed, practical information to get on the trail and off in case of emergency, to resupply, or to just go home. The guide is an essential tool for planning any AT hike.
Rebuilding on the Fly: How Brian Burke Doomed the Maple Leafs to More Disappointment
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
This book is about why Burke was hired, what he did and why that didn't work. The Brian Burke-era of the Maple Leafs should stand as a lesson to big market franchises in all major North American pro sports that speed is not a solution when when trying to make an old, bad team good again.
Tales from the Trails
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
T. Duren Jones gets out into the wilderness as often as possible—camping, fishing, hiking, desert trail trekking and “bagging” peaks—and does he have stories to tell! He’s hiked hundreds of trails, completed the nearly 500 miles of the Colorado Trail, and has summited all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-ft. peaks. He loves the outdoors—and check-off lists. He’s kinda crazy that way.
Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer. This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations.
Super Broncos: From Elway to Tebow to Manning
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Dickens was talking about the Broncos, right? Super Broncos: From Elway to Tebow to Manning, is the “definitive account of the 2013 season when the Broncos were the wildest west offensive show in NFL history.”
CARS AT SPEED: Classic Stories from Grand Prix’s Golden Age By Robert Daley
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Grand Prix racing on public roads--trees, walls, fences, houses. Racing in the 50's and 60's bore little resemblance to what is done today, some say no resemblance. The circuits, Spa, Monza, Nurburgring were deadly dangerous, and the racing was deadly dangerous. The driver who went off the road, most likely paid a heavy price. So did many spectators.
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Football Metaphysics: World Cup 2014 is a team-by-team preview of the 32 participating national teams in the FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. But more than just a simple sports dork preview, Football Metaphysics digs into the forces behind each national team's quest for success, at varying levels, this summer in the World Cup.