Books tagged: rowing

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Assault on Lake Casitas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.
GOLF Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A golfing romance overlaid with a gruesome mystery.
Brook Trout and the Writing Life
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Craig Nova's memoir reveals the life of an American novelist in the modern age. Joy, fear, love, children, fishing, friends, marriage are some of the elements of his wonderful life in which the personal and the literary are inextricably intertwined. It is a drama of what goes on just beyond the surface of the writing life.
The River Killings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this page-turning sequel to THE NANNY MURDERS, Zoe Hayes returns in a tale set along Philadelphia's Boathouse Row. Zoe and buddy Susan Cummings take sculling lessons. One evening, practicing on the river, Susan's oar catches on what turns out to be a woman's dress. The boat flips and the two find themselves among a throng of floating bodies. And in the midst of a sinister,dangerous plot.
The Rower on the Bluff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An out-of-control feud on a private road pits spoiled socialite, Marisa Holden, against Mark Archer, her ex-con neighbor. After Holden hires one-time, local bad boy Rick Jones to clear trees on Archer's side of the bluff they share, the treasurer of the road association is brought into the fight as well as Jones' teenaged daughter Kim, who will do anything to protect her father.
Wanted: Rowing Coach
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Coaching is fun, right? All depends on the rowers, the coach, the budget, the boathouse, the 10,000 other odds and ends. When an Olympic gold medalist in rowing, Brad Alan Lewis, decides to take up the challenge of coaching a crew at an under-funded college program, stuff happens. Some good stuff / some not so good / pretty much all of it interesting.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
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Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Lido for Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Rowing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Rowing at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about rowing, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Rowing in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic rower!
Our Royal Adventure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Two young girls are enjoying a sunny spring day as they row across a beautiful calm lake. They decide to stop and have a picnic lunch in a private little cove. Just prior to eating their lunch a handsome young prince appears mounted on a white horse. The girls are a little frightened yet excited as their adventure of a lifetime is about to begin.