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The National Pastime, Summer 2014 Issue: Baseball in the Space Age: Houston Since 1961
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
This issue of The National Pastime is dedicated to baseball in Houston since 1961. If you weren’t able to attend the convention in Houston, please enjoy reading this issue of The National Pastime as your virtual trip to “Space City” in the Lone Star State, with seventeen SABR members as your tour guides.
The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals: The World Champion Gas House Gang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,850. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals were one of the most colorful crews ever to play the National Pastime. Some of were aging stars, past their prime, and others were youngsters, on their way up, but together they comprised a championship ball club.
DuckNews 2014 Football Yearbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Published by GameDay Publishers, the DuckNews 2014 Football Yearbook is a your weekly guide to the University of Oregon football team. The DuckNews 2014 Football Yearbook offers a full breakdown of every position battle on offense, defense and special teams. Weekly previews of each opponent on the Oregon schedule is profiled in depth and gives the reader the key match-ups of each contest.
Advanced Kicking and Banking for Pool and Billiards
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
Are you a seasoned pool player that has difficulty with kicking and banking? Build your confidence in kicking and banking by learning the similar triangle aiming system through the step by step illustrated examples in this book. Learn aiming tips and tricks to solve any kicking or banking dilemma, no matter how many rails. Reach your highest playing potential.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
Martial Arts: The Truth Behind the Myths! - The Martial Arts and Self Defense Secrets You NEED to Know (Bullshido, Baloney and Bruce Lee!)
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Price: Free! Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Unlock the secrets of Martial Arts and Self Defense with this entertaining and insightful guide! "A must read for all martial arts practitioners and enthusiasts" - Grab Your Copy Now! - Do you know the best martial art for 'real' street self-defense? - Or how board breaking really works and how you can do it? - Uncover the one self-defense myth that will keep you alive! +more.. Grab Your Copy!
Gonzo's Flying Dog: Pursuing Nothing on a Sailboat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Two penniless hitchhikers decide to buy a sailboat, move aboard and sail down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Neither of them have ever set foot on a sailboat. Neither of them know how to sail. They get jobs in New Orleans and buy a 26-foot sloop on eBay. They teach themselves to sail and spend nine months going from the upper Chesapeake Bay to Key West, Florida.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Run Your Destiny: Inspirational Insights to Get You on the Run
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You set the price! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
When you keep running as part of your lifestyle, you do yourself justice, and you feel closer to your destiny. It is during this instinctual mental sharpness that you can uncover other pieces that make up your true self. Running is one part of your destiny and through the continual reinforcement of this you stand higher and can identify the other parts that help you Run Your Destiny.
It would be nice to have a boat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The things that can go wrong when you wish for a boat.
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
Bulletproof Putting in Five Easy Steps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Bulletproof Putting in Five Easy Lessons helps recreational golfers lower their scores by five shots or more per round, with minimal effort. This streamlined system is easy to learn and master with very little practice. Golfers who embrace the Bulletproof Putting System replace fear, uncertainty, and doubt with high-energy confidence and enthusiasm.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
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Price: Free! Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy"
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Denali Nights: A Commercial Expedition to Climb Mt McKinley's West Buttress
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
There had been an unprecedented spell of good weather on Denali, a peak notorious for its severe conditions and cold temperatures that trapped climbers in storms for days on end. Would the weather hold for Mark Horrell's team or would they find themselves fighting to survive in the teeth of a storm? This is his account of a commercial expedition to climb the West Buttress.
The Flying Sportsman
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: British English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When Peter Minto first discovered the name of F.N.S Creek, he began to unravel a forgotten legend of British football. He soon found that there was far more to this man than it seemed. He was in the Royal Flying Corps in WWI, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and went on to manage Great Britain football teams at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics.
Once upon A Player
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Gorgeous college senior Val is the star spiker of her volleyball team who never runs out of dates. But this year, she sets her sights on an unexpected target--the unassuming yet ultra-cute Jake Clementia. Val is used to getting what she wants, and is sure she'll snag him before graduation. But in the process, she is sideswiped by a surprise move that sends her tumbling from her pedestal.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning”
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Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.