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Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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."
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Waiting for the Fall: A Decade of Dreams, Drama and West Virginia University Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Zone Read. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
When native son and head coach Rich Rodriguez led the West Virginia Mountaineers to an unexpected Sugar Bowl victory at the end of the 2005 season, behind a youthful roster that included electrifying freshmen Patrick White and Steve Slaton, West Virginia fans figured the best was yet to come. Instead, the seasons that followed served up endless, stomach-churning drama.
Running Easy - Beginner Marathon Guide
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.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
Price: $7.99 USD. 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.
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,850. 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.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
A Complete Guide to the 2012 Baseball Season. In depth analysis of all 30 teams with sections dedicated to: management, starting pitching, bullpens, lineups, bench, prospects, predictions and relevant statistical analysis and essays. Great for fantasy players and useful all season long.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Do you know how to sail around the world? Which seasons do you sail? Which way do you go? Where can you stop? What paperwork is needed? Are there storms? What about pirates? Food, sails, water, regulations, safety, communications, anchorage, weather etc.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. 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.
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 457,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook is considered the "bible" of college football, an annual preview that includes 3,000- to 4,500-word previews on all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams. Blue Ribbon is read by avid fans, ABC, CBS and ESPN broadcasters, radio play-by-play announcers, FBS coaches and NFL scouts. See why the ESPN GameDay crew has to have Blue Ribbon.
The Ultimate Season
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
In 1978, the fiercest of baseball rivals, the Yankees and the Red Sox, engaged in one of the most compelling races in baseball history, capped by Bucky Dent's unforgettable home run. All the drama of that amazing year is brought to life in 21st-century blog style fashion by three fictional characters - a sports writer, a female stadium vendor, and a bartender - and what a story they have to tell.
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,040. 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
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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
Harmonic Highways
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,440. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Pocahontas Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Motorcycling Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, The Crooked Road A rollicking, exuberant journey through the spiritual heart and soul of Appalachia in search of musicians, luthiers, promoters, artists, athletes, coal miners, and playwrights. This journey, told with passion, poignancy, and humor, will delight every adventurer, whether on two wheels, four wheels, or a living room recliner.
Blue Murder Chelsea Till I Die
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,790. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
money, sex, drugs, rock and roll and chelsea fc, johnny nipper is deeply preoccupied with them all. for thirty years he’s had it all his own way, double crossing and dealing his way through life without a care in the world until the day he gets it all wrong. based on a true story, blue murder stylishly explores the morality of greed, revenge and violence.
GAMES-GIMMICKS-CHALLENGES for Swimming Coaches
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
A book for swimming coaches filled with ideas swimmers of all ages and abilities love to try. It contains over 600 ideas from over 500 successful coaches at all levels. along with the author's 56 years of experience. Chapters have activities divided by either Age Group or Senior. Checkout; Rock/Paper/Scissors Relay, Dem
The World's Top MMA Fighters: Over 450 Fighter Profiles and Analysis
You set the price! Words: 267,430. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
"The World's Top MMA Fighters" is the most in-depth book ever written in MMA history with over 900 pages of content dedicated to MMA's biggest stars. Over 450 fighters from the UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, and the independent circuit are profiled with analysis. "The World's Top MMA Fighters" is quite simply the one and only essential guide for today's MMA world. Pick up your copy today.
Back From The Brink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.