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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.
Golf FAQS
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
GOLF FAQS is a compilation of notes, observations and ideas from a golfer, written in the format similar to "Frequently Asked Questions" common in websites. Topics begin as questions, and a list of answers are given. GOLF FAQS serves to guide the beginner, improve the hacker, and offer a tip or two to the more experienced players, but hopes to offer leisurely and informative reading to all.
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.
Fishing Florida's Space Coast
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast and the adjacent Indian River Lagoon system offers world class angling for a wide variety of fish. This book is a comprehensive reference on how, when, and where to fish here. Whether you have fished here all your life, are an experienced angler fishing here for the first time, or are a fishing novice, you will refer to this guidebook frequently.
Big Carp Legends - Dave Lane
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The life history of Carp Angling Legend Dave Lane from his early beginnings on the Sussex gravel pits right up until his move to Suffolk.
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 G Spot, A Book About Squash
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Squash
“ This a great book for all levels . Nice anecdotes and a good technical focus with lots of insights . A good read with a different twist from other squash books.” Liz Irving Former World nº 2 and coach of 7 times World Champion Nicol David For more information, have a look at my blog: www.thegspotsquashbook.blogspot.com.
Saved By Tennis, Retirement and Ageing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
Saved By Tennis tells about the challenges that the author faced learning to play tennis as a 70-year-old retired university professor. It relates his experiences at his local Lawn Tennis Club, first in a beginner’s class and then in an over-45s group. He then tells about playing singles friendlies, his participation in the Club’s competitive ladder, and his struggles with net play in doubles.
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.
Soccer Tactics 2014: What The World Cup Taught Us
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Soccer Tactics 2014 analyses the intricacies of modern international systems, through the lens of matches in Brazil. Covering formations, game plans, key playing positions, and individuals who bring football tactics to life - the book offers analysis and insights for soccer coaches, football players, and fans the world over.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.
Never Light a Match in the Outhouse: Funny Stories from Cottage Country
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Since 2006, Summit Studios has been publishing travel and outdoor humor anthologies, including bestselling titles "Mugged by a Moose," "A Beaver is Eating My Canoe," and "Never Trust a Smiling Bear." In the pages of "Never Light a Match in the Outhouse," readers can now join twenty-nine writers as they share hilarious tales about the lighter side of the cottaging experience.
The Truth About Building Muscle: Less Sets + Less Workouts = More Strength
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Build lean, strong muscles without steroids. Lose fat, build muscle, get healthy the all-natural way!