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Idle Feet Do the Devil's Work
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Ray tells the real truth about running in an entertaining mix of facts, fiction, and opinions, all written with his unique blend of curmudgeonly candor and humor. It's a wide-ranging look at why so many people risk sore knees and smelly shoes in order to cross one more finish line, maybe, if they’re lucky, just a little faster than they ever have before.
The Forever Boys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Peter Golenbock spent the 1989 season with the St. Pete Pelicans of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. The story is fascinating, and the portraits of the aging athletes are hilarious, and at times poignant. Some are thrilled to compete again; some are bitter about how they were treated; still others cling to a desperate hope for one more chance at a game that is eager to forget them.
Longer I Run - 100 Days Across America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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The physical fortitude to run 40 miles is in itself a laudatory feat. Repeating that performance 100 consecutive times, from one coast of the country to the other, is a spectacle. Doing it all as a recovering alcoholic fighting a debilitating intestinal disease would be impossible without one vital component—courage. Follow Steve Knowlton on a 3,717-mile run to redemption.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake: Canoeing the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson & Snowdrift Rivers in Northern Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Franklin, Oops, Mud & Cupcake is an engaging account of four canoe trips in northern Canada written by outdoor author and adventurer Michael D. Pitt. Michael's intimate writing style brings you "into the canoe" as he and his wife Kathleen discover the strength, challenges and self-reliance that come from absolute isolation. The trips are down the Coppermine, Seal, Anderson and Snowdrift rivers.
Keeneland Winning Trainer Patterns - 2014 Fall Meet edition
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Parker analyzes the winning patterns of the most successful horsemen that race at Keeneland. With this guide you will know the winning tendencies of each and every trainer that has saddled a winner at Keeneland over the past 9 race meets.
All With Smiling Faces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An early history of Newcastle United, investigating how the football club came to mean so much to so many supporters.
Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Here for the first time are some of Jamie Clubb’s best martial arts articles. Throughout this book, you can see the various thinking processes Jamie underwent to create the best-selling and critically acclaimed Cross Training in the Martial Arts DVDs and his unique approach to self-protection and cross-training: Clubb Chimera.
Survival / Preppers Pocket Ebook - 2016 Survival Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
The Preppers Pocket Ebook was created to provide time-tested self reliance skills and information that previous generations knew and relied on to live. Our generation has an increasing need to learn these skills, live more healthy, save money at the grocery store, and live in harmony with all that nature provides. Learn about fishing, survival tips, gardening, fire starting, shelter building ....
Tales from the Bus Leagues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
A collection of hilarious short stories from a former minor leaguer about life running the roads and playing for peanuts, with the small glimmer of hope of someday suiting up in the NHL. From shaking hands with Gary Player on the first tee at the Masters, to off-seasons living in his grandmother’s basement, Jamie McKinven talks freely about life as a struggling pro.
The Kingpin Trio/How Three Bay Area Champions Became the Class of Boxing
Price: Free! Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
“The Kingpin Trio” traces the simultaneous five-year rise to superstardom of San Francisco Bay Area boxers Andre Ward, Nonito Donaire and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, as chronicled by veteran Bay Area reporter Colin Seymour on Examiner.com. Serious illnesses, injuries and injustices have not stopped the trio from achieving eminence unequaled in the Bay Area for nearly 100 years.
KatyNation 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
KatyNation 2, The Tradition Continues! Six High schools, One district and a community of Champions.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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
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
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. 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.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
Price: $4.99 USD. 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”
Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. 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
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
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.