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Scouting for Boys by Enoch Heise
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
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.
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.
Boston Red Sox: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports by Tucker Elliot
Price: Free! Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sports by the Numbers books are not just for diehard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams.
The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns by Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series 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.
Up the Lake by Wayne J Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
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.
Sick to Fit: 3 Simple Techniques that Got Me from 420 Pounds to the Cover of Runner's World, Good Morning America, and The Today Show by Josh LaJaunie, Jr & Howard Jacobson
Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Despite a flood of information and advice, we’re getting sicker and fatter all the time. That’s because the vast majority of “conventional” advice is outdated, wrong-headed, and just plain ineffective. Read Sick To Fit to discover how Josh LaJaunie went from a 420-pound food addict to the cover of Runner’s World magazine, as well as live appearances on Good Morning America and The Today Show.
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.
How Oldman Athletic Won The League! The Unlikely Story of an Ageing Underdog Six A-side Football Team Who Should Never Have Become Champions... But Did! by Richard Parkes Cordock
Price: Free! Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Have you ever wondered what it takes to win an amateur football league? In this book you’ll hear the story of Oldman Athletic, an ageing 6-a-side football team who, just like Leicester City, were never supposed to become champions. It should never have happened... but it did.
Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Recipes For Disaster* by John Quinn Olson
Price: Free! Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing & hang gliding, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Welcome to the wild adventures and misadventures from thirty years of flying, much of it in Mexico, Guatemala and other far-flung places. Adult language and situations, recommended for college-age and above readers. No parasailing at all in this book-this is HANG GLIDING. Lots of FLYING! Like a BIRD! WITH the birds!
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List by Phill Williams
Price: Free! Words: 269,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A lifetime quest to catch 100 species of fish from UK waters; 300 species worldwide; a 200 pound fish from a trailed boat; a 200 pound fish from the shore; a 100 pound fish from freshwater; a double figure trout; a double figure Bass; a fish in excess of 1000 pounds, plus a British, a European and a world record before calling time on the practical angling.
824 by P J G Robbins
Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill by S.A. Traina
Price: Free! Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering(5.00 from 1 review)
A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
Operation Black September: The 1977 Army Football Team by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 176,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 1977 Army Football Team was the most successful team at West Point during the 1970s. The team won the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy by beating both Navy and Air Force and was offered a bowl bid. Players were united by their two Co-Captains, and this led to the only winning Army Football team between the 1972-1984 seasons.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town by Tim Mathers
Price: Free! Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
"The Bad News Bears" meets "Friday Night Lights". A powerful, unfiltered account of the passionate youth baseball culture in a decaying middle American city. Author Tim Mathers' first hand account of the sub-culture of youth sports in America will stay on your mind long after the last out. A story so hard hitting, the names had to be changed.
From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat by Terry Wills
Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: 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.