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PIGSKIN WARRIORS: COLLEGE FOOTBALL'S GREATEST TRADITIONS, GAMES AND PLAYERS
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Series: USC TROJANS, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 335,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
History of college football.
THE 1969 MIRACLE METS: THE IMPROBABLE STORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST UNDERDOG TEAM
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Series: BASEBALL, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 225,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 1969 "miracle Mets."
A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62
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Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
The USC Trojans: College Football's All-Time Greatest Dynasty
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Series: USC TROJANS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 439,970. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
History of Trojans football.
Gullhanger – Or How I Learned To Love Brighton & Hove Albion
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Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Hilarious, irreverent and refreshingly honest, how one man turned to football to cure his midlife crisis. ★★★★ - Four Four Two magazine - - “Great book . . . unique” - BBC 5Live - - “Hilarious” – Daily Express
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MEANS TO BE A TROJAN: PETE CARROLL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S GREATEST PLAYERS
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Series: USC TROJANS, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Interviews with Trojan legends.
Up the Lake
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Living off-the-grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Life in a floating cabin, with travel by boat, kayak, bicycle, and all-terrain vehicle. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, including the author's extensive study of one of Powell Lake's best float cabin designers.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Free offering by new author. First of five volumes examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat
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Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
The Pool Safety Bible
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Price: Free! Words: 22,070. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Free essential, Professional advice on how to keep your family, friends and pets safe around pools or other open water. Learn how to make a pool the safest place it can be. Discover the root cause of 50% of pool deaths and how to protect yourself. Suitable for any person who wants to learn what to do in a swimming pool Emergency.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
2 Possess & Bear Arms
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Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
FodBoldøje - en rejse i fodboldens univers
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Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fodbold i Afrikas slumghettoer, lokalderby i Rio og fanoprør i de lavere engelske fodboldrækker. "FodBoldøje" beskriver de følelser, fodbolden påfører mennesker i alle aldre og alle kulturer. Bogen er en personlig rejseskildring i fodboldens mangeartede univers. Ti lande, elleve historier om mennesker og deres største lidenskab. Om politik, historie, kultur, men mest af alt - om fodbold.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Iron Desire: The Legacy Of Notre Dame Football Coach Frank Leahy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the world of football, Frank Leahy was as important as Beethoven to music, Shakespeare to dramatic poetry, Michelangelo to sculpture. The life story of Notre Dame football coach, Frank Leahy, is one of fiery inspiration, humor, and unwavering determination. Leahy's philosophy and antics, both on and off the field, illustrate a model for greatness and the fantastic stuff of legends.
Elk Hunters Don't Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Elk Mountain Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
20 humorous, poignant, and sometimes absurd adventures of a Pacific Northwest sportsman.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
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Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.