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The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) by Brian G. Boettcher
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
Lands End to John O Groats - Cycling the Google Route by Royston Wood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Smashed from his bicycle by an articulated truck Royston Wood found himself unable to complete a long planned for 875 mile cycling event. Battling the demons of failure he devised a plan to ride a similar distance across the UK from Land’s End to John O’Groats. With only a few days to plan the whole trip he delegated the routing to Google Maps. Cycle routing was brand new and in beta testing: what
Gonzo's Flying Dog: Pursuing Nothing on a Sailboat by Sarah Handyside
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 154,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Two penniless hitchhikers decide to buy a sailboat, move aboard and sail down the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Neither of them have ever set foot on a sailboat. Neither of them know how to sail. They get jobs in New Orleans and buy a 26-foot sloop on eBay. They teach themselves to sail and spend nine months going from the upper Chesapeake Bay to Key West, Florida.
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds by Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
At Home in the Bushes: Busking, Bikes and the Lure of the Open Road by Thompson Crowley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Thompson Crowley was a man with a love of adventure. Not for him, a life of humdrum domesticity and routine. So one day, with his guitar and a few essentials strapped into place, he set out from his home patch near Lincoln and hit the road north. His mode of transport? An old bicycle that wasn't long for this world. This is the charming, funny and occasionally poetic story of what happened next.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951 by GORDON J R SMITH
Price: Free! Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not an ideal hunting morning” by Ron Black
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona by Pete Chasar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Climbing Back by Gilly Mara
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
My heart is pounding, I try to relax and focus as I sit on a start line of my World Championship race. Years earlier my heart pounded for a very different reason, I was cold, alone and shaking in pain. I wondered if I would survive the night. After falling 200ft hours earlier, I thought my dream of racing internationally would never happen. This inspiring story describes how I climbed back.
Go Go Gato by Max Everhart
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
Möten med Internet Generationen by Håkan Anderberg
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?
Discipleship with Horses - Journey of Joy by Lynn Baber
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Christian Horse Training (CHT) is discipleship with horses, and describes, teaches, and shares how the same principles of your journey of joy with Jesus Christ can be used to offer leadership to a horse to bring it into delightful and confidant fellowship with you, a worthy master. "Discipleship with Horses- Journey of Joy" is both an inspirational and practical book.
Sports--Blood and Guts to Glory by Gerald Gems
You set the price! Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Total Health Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A history of sport by a noted sports historian. It is the first video text in sport history. See ancient games reenacted and modern games played. Women's sport and high school and college sports are also presented with their progress and problems.
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser by Austin Gisriel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
The Spokesman by Tim Clayton
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Death, dirty money and cycling. Faced with the sudden death of his wife and children, ‘The Spokesman’ is a story of how one man takes on a long, difficult, and largely unplanned, journey to try to come to terms with his loss.
Retrospecticus: 2013-2014 Professional Basketball Yearbook by Ian Levy
You set the price! Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Assembled with creativity and care, joy and ambition, Retrospecticus is a yearbook-style review of the 2013-2014 NBA season written in collaboration by the contributors at Hickory-High.
"Lady in the Locker Room": Adventures of a Trailblazing Sports Journalist by Susan Fornoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
New edition! Now in development as a motion picture for CBS Films, this freshly updated 1993 edition takes an intimate look at the life and challenges of a woman covering the superstar-laden Oakland A's during an era when the locker room was not a woman's place. Featured cast includes Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, Tony La Russa, Dennis Eckersley, Reggie Jackson, Dave Stewart and more.
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010 by Myles Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.
Dynasty: The New York Yankees 1949: 1964 by Peter Golenbock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 225,330. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The classic Yankee team history by best-selling author Peter Golenbock, available electronically for the first time. An unprecedented and unparalleled look at the most amazing stretch of success by the greatest franchise in baseball history. All the players and all the stories are here, told with pride, nostalgia, joy, and honesty and emotion that only a master like Peter Golenbock could elicit.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers by Peter Golenbock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.