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A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
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Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
(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?
Mind vs Target: Six steps to winning in the clay target mind field
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bob Palmer's highly acclaimed SportExcel system is a revolutionary way to win, and it is changing the way clay-target shooters approach their game in North America and around the globe. No matter if you’re a world-class shooter, a coach, a weekend enthusiast, a beginner or a parent, this book is your handbook to using your very powerful Zone to learn how to win.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(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.
Lost Mountain Stallion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild horses and Badlands in the Northern Rockies intertwine in a classic adventure of a young woman on the trail of stolen mares. Warned not to ride into the Devil’s Maze, she enters the Badlands and becomes hopelessly lost. She is attacked by a wild stallion and falls into a gorge with no way out. A story of survival and the bond that develops between the young woman and an injured wild stallion.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
Just Another Race Horse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born to win his owners money, "Just Another Race Horse" follows Sonny's journey through the world of thoroughbred racing. You'll cry, as Sonny talks about his experiences with the dark side of horse racing - where being drugged, overworked, and exploited is considered normal for many horses. You'll cheer as he experiences his rescue at the hands of a compassionate horse person.
A Season on the Allegheny
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Season on the Allegheny" is a rollicking account of a year spent hunting on the Allegheny National Forest. Author Robert Hilliard tracks down more than deer, turkey, and grouse - he captures the history, culture, and conservation ethic that helps the Allegheny inspire passion in so many people.
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
Rookies in the Wild
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,600. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Low Ferritin
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why are young runners prone to low iron stores today? More than half are testing low in ferritin. What is it about? To medical professionals, it's often an indicator for iron supplementation. How does the human body utilize iron and what depletes it? Coaches most likely understand half of this equation. Why do iron supplements work for some runners and not for others?
The President - Hobo Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
(5.00 from 1 review)
When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
Bowties & Bowl Games 2014 SEC Football Preview
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
A comprehensive preview for the upcoming 2014 Southeastern Conference football season. Former football coach Nicholas Ian Allen provides observations, insight and analysis for all 14 SEC programs, including position-by-position breakdowns, coaching info, schedule analysis and in-depth feature articles. It's the best pre-season resource available for the country's most passionate football fans.
Denali Nights: A Commercial Expedition to Climb Mt McKinley's West Buttress
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 19. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
There had been an unprecedented spell of good weather on Denali, a peak notorious for its severe conditions and cold temperatures that trapped climbers in storms for days on end. Would the weather hold for Mark Horrell's team or would they find themselves fighting to survive in the teeth of a storm? This is his account of a commercial expedition to climb the West Buttress.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy"
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
(5.00 from 1 review)
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An easy read and a really good synopsis of why we ride, balanced by some sobering moments with handfuls of humour thrown in for good measure. Share the experiences of a keen New Zealand motorcyclist, some good rides, great bike reviews, tips for newbies and advanced riders and what not to do. This book will answer the questions of “Should you ride and why we ride.”
How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.