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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.
Call Of The Jungle - How a Camping-Hating City-Slicker Mum Survived an Ultra Endurance Race through the Amazon Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Amanda Barlow describes the agony and the ecstasy of competing in the Jungle Marathon, the world's toughest endurance race. Leaving the comforts of home behind, she spends a week racing through the deep Amazon Jungle with just a hammock and a backpack. Every day provides new challenges, unpredictable obstacles and formidable weather that will test her physical and mental resolve to their limits.
Joel Katte Bundle #1 - Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Three full-length sports history and trivia books from Black Mesa Publishing and authors Joel Katte and Tucker Elliot: Green Bay Packers IQ, Milwaukee Brewers IQ and Major League Baseball IQ. More than 750 challenging questions, the most up-to-date trivia and the greatest stories in franchise history.
Mar d'Africa. Storie di terre e di vento, di isole e di uomini: in barca a vela dal Mar Rosso verso gli oceani d'Oriente
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 85,980. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Un uomo, una donna, su una barca a vela. Un viaggio fatto seguendo solo l'istinto e il desiderio di avventura, fuori da ogni rotta conosciuta, alla ricerca degli ultimi angoli nascosti del nostro pianeta.
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Peak Fulfillment - Colorado's 54 Highest Peaks in One Fine Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
From wildflower-studded valleys to treacherous talus, husband and wife team Phil and Suzanne Brink keep climbing to reach the top of every fourteen-thousand feet tall peak in Colorado. With 54 "Fourteeners" scattered around the state, they have to move fast to reach the summit of # 54 before the snow flies!
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
From the steamy night-heat of Zaire in Africa, to the early morning wet-cold of Cardiff, Wales and celebrity studded ringsides in the sin-city of Las Vegas. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights of Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Holmes, Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis and Bowe. Only the strongest of courage survive. Ultimately, there is one man left standing. The last great heavyweight champion.
Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A collaborative effort of 32 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), Thar's Joy in Braveland! The 1957 Milwaukee Braves portrays that memorable team with life stories of all of the roster players, the manager and coaching staff, the owner, the general manager, and sportswriters and radio announcers. Summaries of the regular season and World Series re-create the magic of 1957.
Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
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Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
The Suitors of Spring
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Few writers know more about pitching, and no pitcher knows more about writing, than Pat Jordan. Included are eight classic essays about pitchers and pitching. Featuring subjects ranging from Tom Seaver to Johnny Sain to Bo Belinsky to Steve Dalkowski, Jordan's portraits hauntingly show us that wins and losses have more to do with a pitcher's heart and mind than do his velocity and location.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 43 Issue 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Baseball Research Journal is the flagship research publication of the Society for American Baseball Research. Founded in 1971, SABR now has over 6,000 members investigating every aspect of the sport, from statistical analysis to biographical research, to psychology, economics, physics, and more. Includes stories on Allan Roth, John McGraw, attendance factors, physics of hitting, and more.
The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,810. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Long before the Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season, Boston’s now nearly forgotten “other” team, the 1914 Boston Braves, performed a baseball “miracle” that resounds to this very day. The "Miracle Braves" were Boston's first "worst-to-first" winners of the World Series. Includes biographies of every player, coach, and owner, a season recap, and other great stories from the 1914 season.
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,340. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Professionals and amateurs from all walks of life and from all social and economic backgrounds have won the US Open championship. This is the history of all of the US Open champions through 2013.
Skills and Drills:For the Practical Pistol Shooter
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
This book contains the live fire training methods of Ben Stoeger. Drawing on his experience at the top levels of competition and his experience teaching others, he has refined his methodology for years. This book is the culmination of those ideas and experiences. This is the most detailed and involved live-fire training manual ever produced for the USPSA/ISPC competitor.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Some of the top athletes include Billy Mills—1964 10,000m race gold medalist once considered the most famous living Native American; Ken Shamrock—former UFC heavyweight champion aka the World’s Most Dangerous Man; Sam “Bam” Cunningham who starred in the famous 1970 Civil Rights Football Game; and Allen Winder—a blue-eyed basketball player who was called upon to break the color barrier, in reverse.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Missouri Proud
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Missouri is a Wonderful State! It is a scenic, historic, and entertaining region surrounding the mean population center of a great country.
Dry Land: Winning After 20 Years at Sea with the Pittsburgh Pirates
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Dry Land follows fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates through the team's first winning season in two decades. Along the way, Bucs Dugout's Charlie Wilmoth explains how the Pirates finally built a team strong enough to end the streak with a 94-win season and a playoff run.