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Anasazi Runner: a novel of identity and speed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sean, a gifted runner, inherited only one thing from his mother, a mysterious carved amulet with three haunting faces. He doesn’t understand why, but when he carries it, he runs faster and feels closer to his unknown ancestors. With the help of the amulet and his former high school running coach, he begins to train for an audacious attempt to make history.
On The Road With Geoff And Jules
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
christmas eve 1959. geoff and jules hit a low point in calcutta. what to do? they try hitch-hiking across asia on what would later be the hippie trail - with glittering generals, weirdos, wrestlers and mad fundamentalists. they upset the military in darjeeling, are reborn in the ganges, jailed in afghanistan, dodge the savak in teheran, get drunk in Macedonia, wind up in 1960s london and party on.
Kenyan Athlete Demystified
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
I was born in the Nandi Hills in Kenya. I have literally lived with Kenyan athletes. It happens that my brother is David Rudisha's pace setter. Many people would like to run and win a race, but the Kenyan athlete is an intimidation whenever they are on he field. It is not genetics or food, it is simply discipline and commitment. This book goes to proof the point and perhaps a chance to do better
FBI and Counterterrorism Center Terrorism Reports: Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation, Most Wanted Terrorists and Groups, al-Qaeda, JTTF, Explosives Center, Watchlists, Databases
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,650. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This comprehensive ebook provides an up-to-date and thorough look at the work of the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) against terrorism.
Climbing Heartbreak Hill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Professional runner Ryan Grant blows out his knee training for the Boston marathon and the dreaded Heartbreak Hill. He retreats home and finds solace in the arms of his tax preparer, Tara Mansfield. Framed with fraud, Tara’s confidence is shaken, but Ryan coaches her to ensnare the perp. With the help of the junkyard king and a mechanical bull, can they find the courage to climb Heartbreak Hill?
United We Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 and represented by Susanna C. Mahoney. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia ~
The 27th Mile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
All proceeds from sales of The 27th Mile go to support the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Within this book, you’ll find stories that extol the spirit that first got us out on the roads to run, and that will bring us back to Hopkinton next year and in the years that follow. It's the spirit we celebrate every time we go for a run, whatever the distance.
Eldapa's Awesome Lil Stories - The August Collection
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You set the price! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Beautiful people do amazing things - acts of kindness & love, show & share strength, give back, lead with the positive for its' own sake. In big, and everyday ways, it all matters, and there is great power in recognition. A few personal accounts are offered: - Boston Marathon - daughter & me! - Virtual Beach Chair - All the Way to Manayunk - Lively Heart Gang - Coffee Shop Saturday Morn