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Never too old to backpack: O Fôn i Fynwy - a 364-mile walk through Wales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,630. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
An avowed hater of camping, rain and mud, the author sets out to walk from one end of Wales to another with her partner, outdoor writer Harri Garrod Roberts. With a birthday looming, her rucksack stuffed to capacity and the memory of a disastrous six-day, five-blister backpacking trip in Somerset still fresh in her mind, will she be up to the challenge ahead?
Scouting for Boys
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. Bill Stoneman, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Pedro Martinez, and others appear in contextualized game recaps from the earliest days to the glory years of 1979-1981 to the end. Dennis Martinez's perfect game, Pedro's almost, and 48 more for your reading pleasure.
Pantani – l’ultimo trascinatore di folle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Marco Pantani, il Pirata, lo sportivo più popolare della sua epoca, un eroe per milioni di persone, l’atleta capace di accendere entusiasmi che non si vivevano dai tempi di Coppi e Bartali, il salvatore del ciclismo a seguito degli scandali doping, vinse sia il Tour de France che il Giro d’Italia nello stesso anno...
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Scout's Guide to Motorcycle Racing 2016
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING 2016 collects SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, and SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016 into a single mammoth edition. Ryan Dungey, Jorge Lorenzo, Cameron Beaubier, and the rest of the superstars of motorcycle racing are put under the microscope in this collected series of NFL-style scouting guides.
King Dragon — The World of Bruce Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Norman Borine, a personal friend of the Lee family and proprietor of The World of Bruce Lee Museum, tells the story of the martial artist s amazing life from birth to death, including anecdotes and quotes from Lee s family, friends, students and fans, as well as interesting facts about his amazing physical prowess and films.
Relaxed & Forward: Relationship Advice from Your Horse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
From the popular Relaxed and Forward blog comes training advice combining the everyday fundamentals of dressage with mutual listening skills. Blake writes with a profound respect for horses and an articulate voice for humans, blending equal parts inspiration and un-common sense. It’s serious training communicated with humor and lightness, because horses like cheerful riders.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Lotus 72E Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Colin Chapman, Emerson Fittipaldi, Jacky Ickx, Ronnie Peterson, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,900. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Lotus 72E racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Tyrrell P34 Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Formula 1, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter, Patrick Depailler, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Tyrrell P34 racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
This Could be the Year: My 30 Years as a Miami Dolphins Fan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
“It happened in the backseat of my neighbor’s Volvo.” That’s the answer supplied when people ask: How did a native New Yorker become obsessed with the Miami Dolphins? This could be the Year: My 30 Years as a Miami Dolphins Fan published as a hardcover edition in 2006. Author Rich Libero takes Dolphins fans through a hilarious chronicle of suffering.
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.
Baseball's Untold History: The People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Enjoy profiles of some of the most fascinating characters in the history of the major leagues, from renowned historian and Seamheads.com founder Mike Lynch. Lynch's careful research combined with his breezy writing style make the Baseball's Untold History series both entertaining and educational - a must-read for both casual and die hard fans alike.
Ten of the Greatest National Football League Quarterbacks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This ebook consists of ten of the greatest National Football League quarterbacks. They are along with their Super Bowl wins/losses : Brett Favre 1/1, Dan Marino 0/1, Fran Tarkenton 0/3, Joe Montana 4/0, John Elway 2/3, Johnny Unitas 1/0, Peyton Manning 1/2, Steve Young 1/0, Terry Bradshaw 4/0 and Tom Brady 4/2.
Slouching Toward Fargo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
An unforgettable tale of big-time characters playing small-town baseball with the St. Paul Saints, one of minor league baseball's true classic teams. The unforgettable tale of indie baseball madness, starring Mike Veeck, Bill Murray, Darryl Strawberry, Steve Howe, a massage-giving nun, and much, much more. Winner of the prestigious Casey Award for best book of 1999. New foreword by Mike Veeck!
Off The Map: Fifty-Five Weeks of Adventuring in the Great American Wilderness and Beyond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Off The Map is a collection of fifty-five outdoor adventures that take place along the rougher and more precarious edges of our country's natural splendor. If you enjoy tales of haunted hotels and hot springs, hypothermia and heat exhaustion, as well as snapshots of the most scenic locations this continent has to offer, Off The Map will satisfy your inquisitive and adventurous spirit.
Carp Fishing (A Year In France)
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
In this book Steve tells of all the highs and lows that he experienced during a year spent fishing some lesser known waters in France. During the year he fished at ten different lakes, and caught some fantastic fish, some of which had barely ever seen a hook before, and yet the total cost of yearly permits for all ten lakes was probably less than what most anglers pay to fish a commercial lake.