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She Was Once a Runner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.
Elk Hunters Don't Cry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Elk Mountain Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
20 humorous, poignant, and sometimes absurd adventures of a Pacific Northwest sportsman.
He Shot, He Scored - the official biography of Peter Ward
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The book chronicles the life and career of footballer Peter Ward who played for Brighton & Hove Albion, Nottingham Forest and England. Ward also played professionally in the USA and was the Player of the Year in 1982 when part of the Seattle Sounders team that played New York Cosmos in the Soccer Bowl.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
100 Fly Fishing Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Over one hundred useful and thought provoking ways of improving the way your rig your fly fishing gear. Information on sharpening hooks, modifying tackle and fly lines and much more. Mostly learned in the crucible of high end competative fly fishing. Filled with useful tips for beginner and expert alike and illustrated with dozens of clear diagrams and graphics
Nine Dog Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nine Dog Winter by Bruce T. Batchelor is a true story, about two young Canadians who recruit nine mismatched huskies, and head out to live in a log cabin and go camping in the Yukon as the temperature plunges to Sixty-Eight Below. Follow this 1980-'81 winter adventure of a young couple intent on recreating the classic Yukon pioneer lifestyle. Includes hundreds of tips from natives and trappers.
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
Running Form Drills
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running Form Drills continues Brian Martin's examination of good running technique. This book explains how to practice running form drills and gives unique insights into how each drill can help you recognize and learn good running form. Put simply you can use Running Form Drills to help you learn how to run. Free online video resources complete a handy toolkit for any runner. Approx 12,000 words.
Tall Tree Chronicles, Rip-roaring Outdoor Escapades
Series: Tall Tree Chronicles, Rip-roaring Outdoor Escapades, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Little did I realize the totally unanticipated consequences of swaying in a forest breeze untold hours alone with nothing to do but wait. Every pre-dawn morning, a new bone chilling adventure and a joyous heartwarming cerebral journey awaited me as I climbed high into the forest canopy for another thrilling outdoor session. Come along with me now, and chuckle together about the fun times.
Sea Angling And Fish
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Wilmots. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
In ‘Sea Angling And Fish’ there is all the information needed to ensure you can successfully tackle productive sea angling, both from the shore and from boats. The tackle, the bait and which species you can catch are all included in an easy to follow way. Well illustrated and with lots of great fish cooking recipies.
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."
Möten med Internet Generationen
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
Risk to Gain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Frank Sawyer's Nymphing Secrets
You set the price! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Frank Sawyer earned worldwide acclaim for his books ‘Keeper of the Stream’ and ‘Nymphs and the Trout’ He is probably most widely remembered as the inventor of the Pheasant Tail Nymph. Frank continued to write on the techniques of nymph fishing long after ‘Nymphs and the Trout'. This book is a collection of these articles.
How NOT to Play Golf: Game-losing Mistakes to Avoid
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Forget about the gimmicky catalog items that promise to improve your game: if you follow the examples in this book and avoid many of the stupid mistakes that even the pros on the circuit make, your game will definitely improve. But if you want to continue with your consistent losing streak, then this book will show you the rule-breaking ways that famous professionals have perfected.
National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament
You set the price! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
“National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament” is an archeological dig through the history of collegiate athletics. It details the origins of America's oldest collegiate national championship and the foundation of character-driven athletics. The NAIB (NAIA), began by Emil Liston and Dr. James Naismith, surpassed the NCAA in membership in just 10 years, and smashed color barriers.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
Paddle Beads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Graybooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ross McIntyre and his wife Jean spent 40 years together paddling the great wilderness rivers of North America. Paddle Beads is Ross’s inspirational and moving memoir of those trips and the resultant lifetime journey they took together.
Putt like a tour professional
Price: Free! Words: 39,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Putt like a tour professional is a serious golf instruction book written for golfers of all abilities. Ever wonder how Tiger Woods was able to sink all those pressure putts to win all those major tournaments? Find out how to do that here! Jack Nicklaus had the best mind to succeed at putting that the golf world has ever seen. Find out the secrets to his success in this book.
Defensive Pistol
Price: Free! Words: 30,510. Language: American English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A companion to my NRA Defensive Pistol course. This book covers the modern techinque of the pistol and tactics for self-defense.