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Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Courting the Beast
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Series: The Winstead Files, 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Book 1 of the Winstead Files. In "Courting the Beast" a tomboy princess is turned into a beast and the best looking guy in town has to save her! If he can beat her in basketball, that is. With fairytale curses going out of control and a know-it-all fairy godfather not doing much to help, who knows where the happy ending will come from?
Marilyn: "It's All Make Believe, Isn't It?"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Ingenious, poignant, spicy, Marilyn returns. The body of Martin Montage is the conduit. She slides into his body. She spices up his mind. The day is one heralding event after another, unbalancing Martin, hours filled with activities and celebrity for the benefit of Marilyn's return.
Milk Maid in Heaven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
Mitch Rutherford works the graveyard shift at a dairy farm in the prison work-release program. His only focus is on his upcoming release from prison, until he meets Emily, the farmer’s daughter just weeks before his release. Will Mitch risk everything just to win her heart?
National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament
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You set the price! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
“National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament” is an archeological dig through the history of collegiate athletics. It details the origins of America's oldest collegiate national championship and the foundation of character-driven athletics. The NAIB (NAIA), began by Emil Liston and Dr. James Naismith, surpassed the NCAA in membership in just 10 years, and smashed color barriers.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Take Five
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Madeline Flowers is an angel, come to save a basketball team from financial ruin. Or is she? What lengths will she go to to get what she wants? Is there anyone who can stop her? Centred around a women's basketball team, this adventure story twists and turns with lies, crocodile tears and some fast action both on and off the court.
Dirt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Due to an untimely mishap with a runaway piano, a thief and a homeless lady with a very pointy umbrella, Harold meets an unusual segment of the neighborhood, all of whom live inside a single tree planter box on a New York City Street.
A Walking Tour of Springfield, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Springfield, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
While many of the great games and heroes produced by the NCAA tournament are well-known to sports fans, there are countless stories that have been forgotten. That changes with 'The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams'. This book, which was produced after countless hours of meticulous research, chronicles every game played in the NCAA tournament in 1985, when the field was expanded to 64 teams.