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Baseball; the Last Great American Pastime
Price: Free! Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A consolidated history of the game and its parallels with America as a whole, intended for those new to the game who'd like to know how it got that way and the casual fan who watches 20-30 games per year.
An Audience With Alan Hudson
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 133,830. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2019 by Griffiths Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Alan Hudson was a players player, a fans player and an artist. A man with all the gifts! He was the quintessential cockney rebel and had style, charisma and flamboyance not only on the pitch but off the pitch as well. The original rebellious Kings Road kid burst onto the football scene at a time that London was truly swinging, and comparisons were obviously made with the irresistible George Best
Misplaced in Europe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This book chronicles my adventures on an 80-foot yacht cruising around the Italian coast, while I work as a "hostess" for a couple of elitist Monegasques. It includes local recipes, snap-shots of the colourful characters I meet, interesting historic facts and amusing work-related incidents. I aim to expose the funny, poignant and sometimes sinister adventures of a path less well travelled.
"Extraordinary Performances In Sports And Life-- The Numbers That Influence Them"
You set the price! Words: 112,970. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
This was a Very Difficult book for me to write. I researched an enormous amount of information. The information crossed a number of different disciplines. Additionally, the data did not fit comfortably into one book genre. What I present to you is NOT Numerology-- Yet Numerology is relevant. I make references to Astrology-- Yet this is NOT a text on Astrology.I also include personal anecdotes.
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
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.
The Dream Horse Mysteries Boxed Set
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260,620. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Few will hire competitive rider, Viola Parker, since a famous jumper crashed to his death with her aboard, but if she can keep a job for one year before she's 30, she'll receive a surprise trust fund. When a ghost horse begins haunting her dreams and dead bodies start piling up, the question isn’t whether she can earn a reference, but whether she'll live long enough to get it.
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!
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.
Little Field, Big Time Baseball: Youth Baseball Passion and Excess in a Middle American Town
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.
24 Heures Du Mans : The Post War Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
This is a history of the Le Mans 24 Hours race which is held annually for cars in mid-June. There's an introduction to set the scene and give a flavour of the experience I've felt first-hand, a full report on all races held since WWII up to and including 2018's, and finally a chapter on all the overall winning manufacturers. This should be a detailed and entertaining read for any motorsport fan.
The Altai Chronicles: Off the Map
Series: The Altai Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,110. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Follow the spiritual adventures of a 60-year-old American woman who treks solo for 60 miles through the wilds of Siberia. She carries a 65-pound backpack, cooks over a fire, collects rainwater to drink, and copes with floods, bears, and treacherous mountain passes. Alone for 3 weeks in the Altai Mountains—primeval source of Siberian shamanism—she travels deep into the mysteries of her own psyche.
Horses and Farms For Fiction Writers
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 132,510. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
All too often it’s obvious that an author has relied on movies for their information about horses and farms. I wrote this to give authors some insight into the intimate details of horses and life on a farm so that they can write better for me. Some of what I’ll relate is gross, explicit, and may even horrify you, but it is part of our everyday life.
101 More Bits of Useful Advice for the Paddler, Hiker and Camper, Vol IV
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Volume Four in the Helpful Advice series with even more useful information and ideas culled form a few decades of making mistakes and surviving long enough to fix them. You get to avoid many problems and enhance your experience.
101 More Bits of Useful Advice for the Paddler, Hiker and Camper; Vol III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The third volume in the 101 hints series, filled with more ideas on how to enrich your paddling experience.
101 More Bits of Useful Advice for the Paddler, Hiker and Camper, Vol II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Another in the infamous 101 Hints series with more thoughts to improve your outdoor experience.
101 Bits of Useful Advice for the Padler, Hiker and Camper, Vol I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
a series of books that contain ideas on how to improve your camping experience and things to avoid. Filled with wit, humor and pathos, you will come away more knowledgeable for the effort.
I Am Not Paul Bunyan And Other Tall Tales
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,120. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
Hockey players have stories. All you have to do is ask a question about something that happened and step back and allow them to talk. The stories seem to be neither exaggerated tall tales except the stories are neither exaggerated nor tall tales. The stories you are about to read are true and the names have not been changed to protect either the innocent or guilty.
Operation Black September: The 1977 Army Football Team
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.
Golf: Learn to Play and Have Fun
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Golf: Learn to Play and Have Fun is a clear and complete book on the often confusing and complex game of Golf. The reader will understand and be prepared to choose from the many - sometimes - conflicting details of the game, and incorporate particular and personal concepts into their own game. Playing and understanding Golf is fun and an ongoing task that bewilders and fascinates us all.
The Italian Job A Chelsea Thriller Starring Antonio Conte Part One
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Italian Job (a Chelsea thriller starring Antonio Conte: Part One) chronicles Conte’s dramatic first campaign as Blues manager. Forging a remarkable emotional bond with players and supporters alike via a unique blend of charisma, passion, philosophy and humility, Antonio Conte transformed the London club into silverware contenders once more. Relive the roller coaster ride in fine detail.
Place To Be Nation Vintage Vault Refresh: Volume 4 - Monday Night Raw Reviews: 1993
Series: Place To Be Nation: Vintage Vault Refresh. Price: Free! Words: 118,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Place To Be Nation Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
In this volume, the writers of the Place To Be Nation take a look back and review each episode of the WWF flagship program, Monday Night Raw. Join us as we look back at the first year of the program, the high and low moments of the episodes and the promotion during 1993.