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When Dreams and Fear Collide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
My Trinities
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,020. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated English football for over 26 years. Now, having decided to call it a day, 20/13 pays tribute to the man's remarkable achievements by recounting each of Manchester United's 20 title triumphs from the Edwardian era to the present day and the 13 titles won by Sir Alex during his United reign.
On Edge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Backroom dealing, cocktail scheming, triple axels, and how top skaters get screwed.
Creating Champions
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Price: $8.72 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
CREATING CHAMPIONS Contains a great set of winning tactics for football that I (FA level 2 coach) formulated through research into the professional game, whilst tailoring them into a simple format to be used at grass roots level. The football knowledge and ideas within this book can save much time for managers and coaches wanting to lead their team to winning silverware and improve their players.
Teenage Kicks - The Story of Manchester City's 1986 FA Youth Cup Team
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
There wasn't much to cheer about for Manchester City fans during the mid-1980s. With the club's coffers empty following a disastrous series of signings at the start of the decade, City seemed in decline as attendances dwindled and interest waned. The only relief from the gloom came in the form of a talented crop of youngsters that arrived at the club from 1983 onwards.
The Red Eye
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For any normal individual, a round the world trip of a lifetime would mean abandoning all thoughts of everyday life and embracing a jetset lifestyle. Not so David Blatt. While his long-suffering wife Hélène embarked upon a 90,000 mile global odyssey with thoughts of tickingoff as many of the world's wonders as possible, David felt the magnetic pull of the other love of his life, Manchester United.
From Hull to Hell and Back
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Rugby league prop forward Lee Crooks was an archetypal blood and guts firebrand front-rower. His autobiography, From Hull to Hell and Back, is by turns confessional and controversial, moving and occasionally hilarious. This is the colourful story of a modern-day rugby league maverick. Think you know Lee Crooks? Think again!
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
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This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
Voyage of the Heart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Dodging Hurricanes, Searched For By The Coast Guard, And Plagued By Engine Trouble, Dave Tripiciano Was Lost And Aground Several Times As He Made His Way Up The Coast Of America In His Twenty Five Foot Sailboat “God Speed”. Surviving Life Threatening Situations, He Met And Touched The Lives Of Many People Along The Way. “Voyage Of The Heart” Is The True Story Of His Amazing Adventure, And A Powe
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,080. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Paul Lebowitz's 2013 Baseball Guide is an invaluable part of preparing and following the 2013 Baseball Season. With vital statistics, player information, additions, subtractions, fantasy suggestions, breakout players, predictions and essays, the book is packed with information you won't get anywhere else.
Catalina Summer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Lefebvre’s novel pivots around the Catalina Baseball Camp but it’s not limited to ballgames or campfires. It’s about a time we’ve all passed through. Some with ease, some dramatically complicated, but in the end, a time that had a profound impact on the rest of our lives.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
The Myth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Beverley Young. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This tale will resonate with fishermen everywhere. From those first exhilarating twitches of a red-tipped float, to the camaraderie and friendship that a sport like angling can provide. Stan's fascination with water sees him begin a journey, and a passion, that will last a lifetime. As Stan and the carp journey through the years, the final outcome is in the balance as their paths eventually cross.
The Insiders Guide to Manchester
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MANCHESTER UNITED provides an in-depth look at both the significant and fleeting careers that have graced Manchester United. Alongside Ivan Ponting's comprehensive statistical analysis for each player, the entries will appear in debut order, offering an alternative chronology of the club while Doherty's comments will offer a former professional view of the players involved.
Back From The Brink
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
The Complete George Best
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
George Best is widely regarded as the finest footballer ever produced by the British Isles. His death in November 2006 prompted lengthy analysis of his career and his standing in the game, a debate 'The Complete George Best' will help settle.
The Complete Eric Cantona
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Eric Cantona's career at Old Trafford lasted only 5 years but its lasting impact is still being felt today. During that comparatively small span, Cantona's dedication and self-confidence enabled a club to emerge from over a quarter of a century of failure and self-doubt. Cantona's career before he arrived in England had been nomadic at best, self-destructive at worst.
Old Trafford: 100 Years of the Theatre of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the past 100 years Old Trafford has hosted World Cup and European Championship matches, FA Cup Finals and a Champions League Final and has witnessed countless United wins, draws and defeats. Yet it endures, above all, as a monument to the vision of the club's founder and first patron John Henry Davies.