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An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
Bobby Murdoch, Different Class
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967.
Put Me In, Coach: A Parent's Guide to Winning the Game of College Recruiting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Only a handful of high school athletes will play their sport competitively in college and even fewer will get scholarships. If you are the parent of an athlete who is better than most in high school, but college coaches aren’t lining up at your door, you will find PUT ME IN, COACH indispensable. You'll encounter 20 true stories from the recruiting trail, and advice from 40 college coaches.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
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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
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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.
Sailing Adventures in Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Vivid chronicle the authors' four years sailing adventures in the paradise of the South Seas. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing adventure cruise. Also includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor
(possibly) The Best (golf) Vacation Ever
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Jim Coomer’s book should be read by everyone who is planning a golfing holiday to Scotland or anyone who has ever wondered what a golfing holiday to Scotland would be like. His descriptive writing about Scotland’s Scots, and Scotland's golf courses, known and unknown, is both delightful and instructive. — Donald Ford, author of the Carnoustie Sto
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
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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.
Assault on Lake Casitas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Eight Days in Africa: The Story of an African Safari
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This is the story of the author's first African safari. But it's more than just the story of the hunt, it's a roadmap showing all of the steps that the author took to plan his trip. Not quite a how-to manual, the book tells you the things you need to know about planning a safari while presenting the information in narrative prose designed to keep you turning pages to see how the hunt ends.
Spanish Castle to White Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Pound for Pound traces the five greatest fighters of all time—Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Maurício Rua and Fedor Emelianenko—through their humble origins, baptism by blood and fire, and rise to the pinnacle of MMA, where the sword of Damocles constantly threatens.
Shot and a Ghost: a year in the brutal world of professional squash
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Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Squash
Funny, sad and uplifting, Shot and a Ghost lifts the lid on a year in the life of James Willstrop, one of the world's top squash players. As critical of himself as of others, he talks openly about his relationship with father and coach, Malcolm; the devastating death of his mother, Lesley; and his fierce and often acrimonious rivalry with fellow Yorkshireman Nick Matthew. A must for sports fans.
Retrospecticus: 2013-2014 Professional Basketball Yearbook
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You set the price! Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Assembled with creativity and care, joy and ambition, Retrospecticus is a yearbook-style review of the 2013-2014 NBA season written in collaboration by the contributors at Hickory-High.
Up the Winter Trail
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs ยท Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winter in coastal British Columbia is supernatural. Off-road riding on quad and motorcycle, with emphasis on the people and local geography. Hiking and survival off the grid in coastal BC, where mountains drop into the sea and individuals possess self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Winter hiking adventures in the Powell River area, including numerous photos and maps.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
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Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Why Bad Golf Happens To Good People/It's Your Brain Not Your Game!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(4.00 from 1 review)
Every golfer has left the course thinking about the short putt they missed or trying to justify their poor performance by declaring that their “head wasn’t in the game.” All golfs recognize the importance of the mental game and need to practice as much mentally as they do physically.
Ohio High School Football: A Profile of Some of the Great Teams, Towns, and Personalities 1894 - 1971
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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.
Ker-SPLASH! Recreational Power Boaters Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book of non-fishing, recreational powerboats, a step up from the very basic Power Boating for Dummies, offers the avid boater or novice a comprehensive overview of the hobby. Packed inside are how-to articles, builder histories and addresses, and engine option details. This 2002 publication is being offered at a special low price prior to the 2010 release of an updated edition.