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Pigskin Parables: Exploring Faith and Football
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
An eleven-week devotional journey exploring what the Christian faith and football have in common. As the wife of a high school football coach, author Candee Fick has seen many lessons about life illustrated on the playing field including coaching, preparation, strategy, teamwork, protection, criticism, rules and consequences, perseverance, time-outs, and rewards.
Knowing the Facts about the Martial Arts
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Series: Knowing the Facts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Perhaps few Oriental systems have become as widely accepted in the West as the martial arts. They claim to work by unifying mind, spirit, and body chiefly through meditation and physical discipline. How the martial arts work; the fitness claims; major problems and potential dangers are examined in this book.
The Black Belt - How To Do Karate
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012 by James B Anderson. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Written for the general public as well as the experienced practitioner, The Black Belt – How To Do Karate is an easy to understand how-to karate instruction book. Mentored by the legendary Great Grand Master Aaron Banks, John McGee had the extensive knowledge of karate skills and fine literary background to write this unique book.
Musha Ryu Aikijutsu
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The complete Musha Ryu Aikijutsu manual including the core teachings of the art. The principles, concepts, techniques, and kata of this system are presented in written descriptions along with hundreds of photographs to aide in understanding of this art form.
Sailboat Projects
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This is a marvelous collection of 13 projects to make for your sailboat. Easy, clever ideas. Some simple, some complex. All much cheaper than the cost for a similar item in a boating store. Author Clarence Jones is a sailor who invents things. And writes about how to make them. In clear, easy steps with lots of pictures. Take a peek at the Table of Contents. At this price, how can you go wrong?
Unofficial Football World Champions
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An alternative soccer history involving legendary teams and footballing minnows, classic finals and forgotten friendlies, celebrated players and unsung heroes. Unofficial Football World Champions reveals international football's real champions and offers up a fresh perspective on the greatest game in the world. New revised and updated edition.
Black and White Army: A Season Supporting Newcastle United
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Black and White Army follows the supporters of Newcastle United through one of the most memorable seasons in recent memory. In addition to chronicling the author's own obsession, the book contains the contributions of hundreds of fans from across the world. This tenth anniversary edition includes new sections to bring the story right up to date for season 2012/13.
Desolate Warrior
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The true story of Will Ribeiro; a former professional mixed martial arts fighter out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who was badly injured in a motorcycle accident (without a helmet), and who subsequently became paralyzed down one whole side of his body, and who ended up having over 30-percent of his skull removed in a last-ditch, live-saving effort.
Ramblings in Ireland
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not a book about rambling in Ireland. It tells the tale of one particular walking trip and the memories and musings it inspired. Exploring the West of Ireland is a time for meditation, spiritual reflection and strengthening the bonds of life. More practically the ability to read a map might have proved helpful.
Football Metaphysics for Enlightened Degenerates
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
Football Metaphysics for Enlightened Degenerates is not just a preview of the 2012 NFL season in original Armchair Linebacker fashion, but also a psychic scraping at each NFL team, breaking them all down into organic compounds. You will laugh deep laughs, you will learn deep truths, and you will understand football at a higher level than before. I promise you all of that.
Good Ones and Scallywags
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
In over forty-five years of owning, training, hunting and competing in field trials with his bird dogs, the author has crossed paths with a wide variety of people, dogs and upland birds, both the good ones and the scallywags. This book is a compilation of stories about both.
Bridging the Gap
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
The Champion's Way
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
In this practical and captivating guide to athletic excellence, former US Ski Team conditioning coach Dr. Steve Victorson and sports journalist/coach Robert Yehling show how the best competitors on the planet get there. The Champion's Way offers a path for anyone in pursuit of excellence. Only the greatest get there - but the possibility lies within each of us.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Bicycle Voyages: Elements of a Successful Cycling Tour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Ever dreamed of taking off across your state, your country, or maybe even the world on your bicycle? Just you, whatever you can carry, and the road? Then Bicycle Voyages is the ultimate resource to help you make that dream a reality. Emily Metzloff, a seasoned bike tourist and former tour leader, walks you through everything you need to know about planning and executing a successful tour.
Float Street Notes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Boats are funny animals, especially old boats, and the sailors who ply the waters in them are even funnier. This book contains over 50 humorous essays written for Caribbean Compass and some photos from those strange and wonderful times. They examine a wide spectrum of facts and speculations on boats and boating, and ponder the strange creatures found in the Caribbean -- sailors.
NCAA Recruit Tips
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,520. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Get behind-the-scenes tips that will help you earn athletic scholarships including… - #1 Rule to Get Noticed as a Recruit - 9 Reasons Why Players Are Recruited - 1st Question College Coaches Will Ask You - 10 Must-Ask Questions for Campus Visits - University and NCAA Academic Requirements - Understanding How Coaches Build Their Watch Lists - What to Expect Each Year in High School
The Anabolic Edge to Superior Muscle Mass
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Dawn Xhudo. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
A must read book that puts all of the information on muscle building and growth together for you in an easy to read layout. With over 40 listed sports supplements, and Ergogenic aids which have been heavily researched and personally taken by the author proving their effectiveness in developing muscle mass and are equivalent to prescription steroids.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.