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Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
By Bob Mackin, Jr
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
By Tony Volpentest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Sochi Olympics Prayer Guide
By Patty Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / General
The Sochi Olympics has severe threats of terrorism looming over the games and venues. Open war is happening all around the area. In one heartbeat, thousands of lives could be affected. We need to cover the people and places with continual and fervent prayers. This prayer guide addresses the physical and spiritual issues of the area and of the Olympic Games. It is unique in style and approach.
On Edge
By Jon Jackson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Backroom dealing, cocktail scheming, triple axels, and how top skaters get screwed.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling
By Kevin Palmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The essential guide for watching curling. From the basics and a brief history lesson to detailed explanation of strategy so you can watch from home as the ultimate couch skip. Includes diagrams, charts and over 30 analyzed situations to make you more prepared than the players on the ice. All lightly coated with the same humour found in the author's award winning articles for The Curling News.