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The World Cup Baby
By Euan McCabe
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Euan McCabe is a football World Cup compulsive. Once a typical rugby-loving New Zealand schoolboy, he was mesmerised by his first sighting of Buenos Aires’ Monumental Stadium in 1978 and has since become besotted with the global phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup ™. This book traces his growing infatuation with an event that he chooses to celebrate for its flaws as well as its strengths.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
By C. Fraser Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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.
Running Easy - Beginner Marathon Guide
By Craig Blewett
You set the price! Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: 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.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
By Alan Phillips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: 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.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide
By Paul Lebowitz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
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.
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
By Jeff Dowsing
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: 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.
Ohio High School Football: A Profile of Some of the Great Teams, Towns, and Personalities 1894 - 1971
By Tim Raab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A fun and informative look at the some of the teams, schools, and people that have made Ohio the most exciting state in which to watch and play high school football! Going decade by decade, the book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insights and will take you from the first football games in the late 19th century to 1972 when Ohio instituted its first playoff system.
The Ultimate Season
By Sal Maiorana
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: 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.
Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook
By Chris Dortch
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 457,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: 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.
I Never Played Catch With My Father
By Gene Cartwright
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
For mothers and daughters, fathers and sons— A Texas-born, billionaire baby-boomer’s life-long love of baseball shapes his adulthood. However, his enormous success fails to erase memories of a childhood missing a "heart and soul" connection with a father now near death. In an effort to finally close the “broken circle,” he leaves his beloved New York, and catches “the last train home.
Entertainment, Heroes and Villains: Success and Failure at Burnley FC
By Dave Thomas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Entertainment, Heroes and Villains explores humble Burnley FC’s rise to the glamour of the Premiership and then its immediate relegation to the Championship. Written from the perspective of a true football fan, this fascinating emotional ride up and down the football leagues will be a familiar one for many supporters and is an enthralling read whatever team you support.
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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: 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. Category: 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.
Harmonic Highways
By Michael Abraham
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
England Rugby Chronicle since 1969 - Volume Two: 1990-2000
By Andrew Shurmer
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 197,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Anoeth Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
ALL the results and info from 1000+ England rugby union representative games played 1969-2010 are presented here in 1 series of books - this is Volume Two. These books cover England cap and XV, England B/A/Saxons/U25/U23/U21/U20/Students/Counties and British Lions, plus Barbarians/Penguins/Public School Wanderers/Anti-Assassins/Samurai where relevant.
Chelsea Football Fanzine
By Mark Worrall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Renowned as the peoples publication, cfcuk has been on the streets since may 1999 when it was originally launched as Matthew Harding's Blue and White Army. Chelsea Football anzine, the best of cfcuk volume one, takes a look back at the first fifty issues showcasing a fascinating selection of articles, interviews and editorial material featured between may 1999 and September 2005.
Blue Murder Chelsea Till I Die
By Mark Worrall
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
By Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
As I work to actualize the Greenway I envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since my true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, I show the fun work I have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 16 major cities it passes through.
England Rugby Chronicle since 1969 - Volume One: 1969-1990
By Andrew Shurmer
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 295,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Anoeth Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
ALL the results and info from 1000+ England rugby union representative games played 1969-2010 are presented here in 1 series of books - this is Volume One. These books cover England cap and XV, England B/A/Saxons/U25/U23/U21/U20/Students/Counties and British Lions, plus Barbarians/Penguins/Public School Wanderers/Anti-Assassins/Samurai where relevant.
Back From The Brink
By Justin Blundell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: 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.