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Sweet Seasons: Recollections of the 1955-64 New York Yankees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,770. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Sweet Seasons, the sequel to The Men of Autumn, contains interviews with and recollections of players active between 1955 and 1964. The players included: Bobby Richardson Whitey Ford Bill Skowron Bob Turley Jim Bouton Luis Arroyo Andy Carey Ryne Duren Norm Siebern Jerry Lumpe Al Downing Johnny Blanchard Johnny Kucks Hector Lopez Billy Hunter Mickey Mantle Yogi Berra Elston Howard Roger Maris
Dreamer of the Day: A story of Love, Sailing and Adventure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Losing two yachts, the first off the coast of Africa and the second on a reef in New Guinea, would be enough for anyone, but not John and Jan Nicholls. They recovered to live the dream – building four sailing catamarans, chartering on Sydney harbour, and finishing by building a luxury lodge in Queensland.
Outside the Rio Spotlight: American Triumphs You Didn't See at the 2016 Olympics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In the 2016 Olympics, 12 athletes—record-breakers, pioneers, and all-around thrilling competitors—were overlooked in the prime-time TV coverage. Outside the Rio Spotlight tells tales of courage and American excellence at its peak, with stories about those who contest in the lesser-known sports like judo, rowing, BMX, and fencing. These athletes did it for love of the sport alone. (120,000 words)
The Indian River Lagoon Chronicles- A Narrative Paddle Adventure Through the History and Natural History of Florida's Indian River Lagoon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
On December 1, 2013, five intrepid paddlers launched their vessels at JB's Fish Camp in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Their destination? Jupiter, Florida, 160 miles distant. During their nineteen day voyage of discovery they meet birds, snails, other paddlers, manatees, dolphins, scientists, restauranteurs, mangroves, seagrasses, the ghost of Henry Flagler, and much more.
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.
The New Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
When eighteen-year-old Ally Sullivan is offered the chance of a lifetime to tour the US in a world-famous ice show, she has no idea of the trouble that looms. Ally foolishly thinks her skating ability will be the true test of surviving the road. She couldn't be more wrong.
The New Girls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
When eighteen-year-old Ally Sullivan is offered the chance of a lifetime to tour the US in a world-famous ice show, she has no idea of the trouble that looms. Ally foolishly thinks her skating ability will be the true test of surviving the road. She couldn't be more wrong.
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 and 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 Shot - Yogic Thoughts & Mechanics of Pistol Shooting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by Voice Verso. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Physical education
The Shot is a first hand account of how Yogic philosophy & thought process finds its cross paths with the shooting mechanism. The Book is written by Vishwamitra Award winner Shri Hari Prakash, that brings out a detailed process of how to control ones own mind and generate immense focus to win the sport of Shooting.
A Story on the Camino
Price: $5.94 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
My adventures and misadventures on the Camino del Norte, Camino Lebaniego and Camino de Finisterre
A Passion For Carp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Steve Graham has been an angler for more than fifty years, and for the last twenty-five years he has fished almost exclusively for carp. In this book, Steve tells of all his successes and failures, and all of the people that he met along the way, in a style that almost makes you think that you are there on the bank with him. A fascinating story.
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
The Practical Guide to Gun Holsters for Concealed Carry
Series: Practical Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Choosing the best way to carry a gun can be a daunting task. Whether you’re new to guns or have been shooting since you were a wee tot, this book can help you understand concealed carry methods, how to carry a gun safely, and the relative pros and cons of over 160 specific holster models. This book will help you make the right choice while enjoying a side dose of humor.
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.
Perfect Run as No.1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Aquitaine Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
In the wake of a humiliating loss in the NCAA tournament a year earlier, no one imagined the University of Findlay men’s basketball team would rise up from the ashes of the defeat and produce one of the greatest seasons in college hoops history.
Hockey's Greatest Players
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
An objectively ranked list of the greatest hockey players of all time.
Expressly Fed: Several Years Aboard The Federer Express
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A collection of essays on the complicated but immensely successful post-prime period of Roger Federer's tennis career, from 2011 to 2017.
Dr. Dyslexia’s Guide to Sports Psychology for Equestrians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
In her revolutionary book, Dr. Dyslexia’s Guide to Sports Psychology for Equestrians, Margot Nacey explains the psychological concept of trauma, when not processed and released, as the root cause of sports failure. Throughout her book Nacey offers equestrians state of the art tools from EMDR, Energy Psychology, Brainspotting and her Mental Advantage Program to enhance and expand performance.
Growing Up: Farm Life & Basketball in the 1940s & '50s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
FROM A FAMILY OF 15 ON A FARM WITH NO ELECTRICITY, INDOOR PLUMBING, OR CENTRAL HEAT TO 1962 NIT CHAMP UNDER LEGENDARY DAYTON COACH TOM BLACKBURN A story of a long gone world of working with neighbors, radio entertainment, few telephones, and sports just for fun; of attending college via a basketball scholarship; of struggles to adjust to college life, to make the team and then to win the NIT.