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A Year To Remember
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Steve Graham is a carp angler who spends a lot of his time fishing lakes in France, Rather than fish commercial venues however, Steve prefers the quieter, less well know lakes, where the stock of carp is seldom known, and some of the fish have never seen a hook before. These lakes are often in out of the way places and in beautiful surroundings, where often he is the only angler there.
Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
A History of Scottish League Representative Matches.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A complete history of every football match played by the Scottish League representative side between 1892 and 1990 that include match reports, line-ups, goalscorers and attendances
Powell Lake by Barge and Quad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
In the spirit of 'Up the Lake' and 'Beyond the Main,' join the author for quad adventures to destinations on Powell Lake only accessible by boat. Nature and the timber industry combine to provide access to sublime destinations where mountains drop into the sea and lifestyles focus on self-reliance and a different sense of purpose.
Macchie nere sul pallone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,430. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Il calcio, lo sport più popolare nel mondo, rappresenta per milioni di persone quasi (o proprio!) una questione di vita o di morte. È una lingua franca internazionale, una pratica culturale globale, la cui portata geografica nessuna religione può eguagliare. È inoltre un grande business, attorno al quale ruotano miliardi di dollari e interessi economici, politici, sociali inimmaginabili.
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List
Price: Free! Words: 269,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A lifetime quest to catch 100 species of fish from UK waters; 300 species worldwide; a 200 pound fish from a trailed boat; a 200 pound fish from the shore; a 100 pound fish from freshwater; a double figure trout; a double figure Bass; a fish in excess of 1000 pounds, plus a British, a European and a world record before calling time on the practical angling.
Tyred Out, Cycling Adventures In Scotland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of short stories about cycling adventures in Scotland. Starting with a crash, then crossing the country from coast to coast, visiting the islands and west coast, and ending with some bikepacking, a haunted bothy and a race.
The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Written for connoisseurs of cycling, but equally rewarding for general readers, the book examines cycling from the viewpoint of classic psychological studies, and stage and race histories, as well as interviews with former professional riders. The Hidden Motor is a must-read book for anyone who wants to know all about this most exceptional of sports.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A piece of sports history from Montana - an undersized team from one of the state's smaller high schools goes undefeated and wins its first state basketball championship by beating a bigger team (enrollment and lineup) in overtime, witnessed by the biggest crowd for a basketball game in Treasure State history. A vivid description from a sportswriter who was there takes you back to a glorious time.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
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.
Youth Soccer Development: Progressing the Person to Improve the Player
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
Football coach Noel Dempsey examines where coaching has come from and where it is heading. Offering insights into how English football has developed, coaching methods, 'talent' in youngsters, and how a player's entire environment needs to be considered in coaching programmes - this book offers many touchpoints for coaches who want to advance their thinking and their coaching.