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A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62 by Steven Travers
Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MEANS TO BE A TROJAN: PETE CARROLL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S GREATEST PLAYERS by Steven Travers
Series: USC TROJANS, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Interviews with Trojan legends.
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing by Colin Seymour
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations by Chris Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action" by Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As Martin Krieg works to actualize the Greenway envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since his true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, he shows the fun work we have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 17 major cities it passes through
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime by Jill Homer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide by Jill Homer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(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.
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce Batchelor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce T. Batchelor is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out to live in a log cabin and go camping in the Yukon as the temperature plunges to Sixty-Eight Below. Follow this 1980-'81 winter adventure of a young couple intent on recreating the classic Yukon pioneer lifestyle. Includes hundreds of tips from natives and trappers.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond by Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Möten med Internet Generationen by Håkan Anderberg
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
Running Easy - Beginner Marathon Guide by Craig Blewett
You set the price! Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Running Easy is an amazing, unique approach to running. Rather than “try harder” it’s all about “Try Easier”. The Running Easy approach was developed by, and for “ordinary people” like you, and backed by loads of scientific research. If you think words like “fun”, “easier”, “healthy”, “lifestyle”, and “running” should be together, then this approach is for you.
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games by Jeff Dowsing
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The Collingwood Football Club is the biggest show in Australian professional sport for a reason. Loved and reviled in equal measure, The Club is steeped in a rich, sometimes turbulent 120 year history. Here, fifty of the seminal on-field moments have been identified, described and analysed for posterity - historical snapshots that go some way to explain the Magpie mystique.
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson by Ollie Odebunmi
Price: Free! Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Starting with the historical clash between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971, and ending with the much anticipated fight between Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson in 2002, this book looks at the great heavyweight champions who were the standard bearers of boxing over a thirty-year period. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights and rivalries of boxing's legendary heavyweight champions.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson by Harry Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated English football for over 26 years. Now, having decided to call it a day, 20/13 pays tribute to the man's remarkable achievements by recounting each of Manchester United's 20 title triumphs from the Edwardian era to the present day and the 13 titles won by Sir Alex during his United reign.
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s by Kelvin Barker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 213,910. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s is a definitive period piece of True Blue writing which captures in amazing detail the trials and tribulations, the laughter and the tears, and the joy and pain of both watching and playing for Chelsea Football Club during a truly remarkable decade in the club's history.
Long Road, Hard Lessons by Mark Swain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations(4.00 from 1 review)
A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include