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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Mountaineering Field Manual - FM 3-97.61 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Military Mountaineering Field Manual (FM 3-97.61) details techniques soldiers and leaders must know to cope with mountainous terrain. These techniques are the foundation upon which the mountaineer must build.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1863-1913 The First 50 Years
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The First 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
The story of the Ullswater Foxhounds and their formation, with the usage of newspaper and other reports written at the time, takes the reader from 1863 to 1913. Detailed accounts of meets and runs over the Lakeland fells, interspersed with the author's own accounts and more recent reminiscences of days following hounds, provides the reader with intimate observations of life during those years.
Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, Northern Edition: The Mason-Dixon Line to Maine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Archery
Want to hike the A.T., but need help getting there and back? Now there is a comprehensive compilation of public transportation information to help hikers in getting to just about any spot along the Trail. Philbrick's Appalachian Trail Transit Guide, by J Jeffrey "Snailpace" Philbrick is now available to get you there and back.
Random Thoughts of a Stupid Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This is my first attempt at writing a book. I have always been told I tell a pretty good story so I thought I would try to put it to print. I’ve been told I sometimes master making a short story long and I would like to think I can on occasion make a long story short.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Combatives Field Manual - FM 3-25.150, FM 21-150 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Combatives Field Manual (FM 3-25.150, FM 21-150) contains information and guidance pertaining to rifle-bayonet fighting and hand-to-hand combat. The hand-to-hand combat portion of this manual is divided into basic and advanced training.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
Under The Endless Sky. A Thousand Days Of Sea, Adventure, And Freedom: Around The World On A Sailboat.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
A true story that reads like a novel. A man and a woman leave a normal lifestyle of home and office, similar to that of millions of others, and set off to sail around the world. They uncover distant lands, forgotten archipelagos, emotions, fears, and incredible landing places. Large and small adventures, compellingly told in simple language that will captivate right up to the final page.
Last Smallmouth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
“I don’t care what size my last fish will be …I just want it to be a smallmouth.”~Tony Bean Tony Bean, one of America’s most renowned smallmouth bass fishermen, is back fishing and teaching anglers the sport he loves. The Last Smallmouth provides step-by-step techniques for catching the elusive smallmouth as well as showing anglers good fishing practices.
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,080. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide is an invaluable part of preparing and following the 2013 Baseball Season. With vital statistics, player information, additions, subtractions, fantasy suggestions, breakout players, predictions and essays, the book is packed with information you won't get anywhere else.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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This second edition of VAGABOND ON A BICYCLE comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Confessions of a Football Reporter... Another Biggs at Large
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Football journalist Alan Biggs—a BBC match summariser on television and radio—relates his comical escapades in the world of professional sport in Confessions of a Football Reporter.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?
The Pool Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Maintain your own pool - and save pots of money! A plain-language guide to Care and Maintenance of Swimming Pools, by an expert in the field. The mysteries of Water Balance and pH laid bare for the Backyard Pool-Owner! The Pool Bible is stuffed with tips, tricks & advice. Save 10 x the cover price in the first 12 months or YOUR MONEY BACK. (PS - No-one has asked for a refund yet)
Drops Against the Stone--Rants and Ravings of a Martial Arts Eccentric
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
After teaching martial arts for years the author has seen it all and has an opinion on most. Drops is a compilation of essays to educate beyond the mat. It goes to the heart of things. Chances are something relates to your own martial path. From training to trends in the martial arts and society, you won’t always agree with him, but Drops will challenge you to sincerely pursue the martial way.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and 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?
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Missouri Proud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
Missouri is a Wonderful State! It is a scenic, historic, and entertaining region surrounding the mean population center of a great country.
The Paper Tigers
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 287,640. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The Paper Tigers is the "Hell's Kitchen" of martial arts. It peers into the deepest corners of martial adeptness with microscopic precision in a gallant effort to expose many fraudulent practitioners and counterfeit claims.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.