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The Practical Guide to Gun Holsters for Concealed Carry
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 55,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Choosing the best way to carry a gun can be a daunting task. Whether you’re new to guns or have been shooting since you were a wee tot, this book can help you understand concealed carry methods, how to carry a gun safely, and the relative pros and cons of over 160 specific holster models. This book will help you make the right choice while enjoying a side dose of humor.
The Italian Job A Chelsea thriller starring Antonio Conte part one
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Italian Job (a Chelsea thriller starring Antonio Conte: Part One) chronicles Conte’s dramatic first campaign as Blues manager. Forging a remarkable emotional bond with players and supporters alike via a unique blend of charisma, passion, philosophy and humility, Antonio Conte transformed the London club into silverware contenders once more. Relive the roller coaster ride in fine detail.
Savage Enthusiasm: A History of Football Fans
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 88,150. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
How did we become football fans? Savage Enthusiasm traces the evolution of the football fan from the sport's earliest origins right up to the present day, exploring how football became the world's most popular spectator sport, and why it became the undisputed game of the people.
Denali Ranger: A Life of Drama and Adventure on America's Tallest Peak
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Roger Robinson has been Denali mountaineering for over forty years and has worked as a ranger for most of this time. Robinson has climbed Denali, at 20,310 feet, numerous times, leading patrols and rescues on the mountain and experiencing a series of adventures on one of the best-known and formidable mountains in the world, a mountain that for many is the symbol of Alaska, the 49th state.
Principles-Based Instruction for Self-Defense (and Maybe Life)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,000. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Rory Miller's meditations on effective methods to prepare students for sudden violence. Necessary areas of expertise. Types of teaching methods and their advantages and drawbacks. Trouble-shooting challenging students. Instructor ethics. Working with professionals and elite groups. Deriving your core principles and designing your personal curriculum.
Perfect Run as No.1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,190. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Cathy Ann Rogers. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
In the wake of a humiliating loss in the NCAA tournament a year earlier, no one imagined the University of Findlay men’s basketball team would rise up from the ashes of the defeat and produce one of the greatest seasons in college hoops history.
How to Buy the Best Electric Bike
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The expanded second edition of this book is presented in collaboration with two of the premier electric bike reviewers in the world, Turbo Bob and the Electric Bike Review, and offers many new bike reviews. This book contains all of the information you need to make a wise choice about which electric bike to buy, as well as reviews of many select electric bikes.
Il peso delle ombre. Racconti veri o false storie?
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: Italian. Published: July 27, 2017 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
L’impatto di una bugia, o il solo sospetto di una menzogna, hanno condizionato molti destini umani e, nel caso specifico, di alpinisti: alcuni noti, altri meno conosciuti dal grande pubblico. Sono ombre che i protagonisti di questo libro hanno portato nel proprio zaino per tutta la vita. Cancellare l’ombra di un dubbio rimane spesso un’impresa impossibile.
Hockey's Greatest Players
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
An objectively ranked list of the greatest hockey players of all time.
Round the Top - Perth to Melbourne the Long Way
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,410. Language: Australian English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Part blog, part guide book, part text book, this book documents a couple's 12 month sailing voyage around the top of Australia to some of the most remote and dangerous waters in the world. Full of stories, photographs and practical, down-to-earth tips, this is an ideal book for someone contemplating a similar voyage or just dreaming of it.
The National Pastime: 2017 Issue: New York, New York: Baseball in the Big Apple
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,480. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
In 2017 the SABR national convention took place in New York City. As SABR has done since 2008, the annual issue of The National Pastime centered around the convention site. Organized chronologically, the articles in the 2017 issue include fascinating figures such as Joan Whitney Payson, Casey Stengel, and Graham McNamee, and events from Ruth playing at Sing Sing to the Titanic's sinking.
When the Dream Became Reality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
A young soccer player wanted to achieve something great, but quickly learned that to move up in the soccer world, he would have to live as two separate people: the ruthless player and the regular human. This heartfelt memoir pulls back the curtain on the life of a professional athlete, and tells the story of one's path and evolution, as a person and athlete, from childhood through six pro seasons.
Puerto Rico and Baseball: 60 Biographies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 266,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Biographies of 60 of the best and most significant Puerto Rican baseball players from Major League Baseball, as well as early pioneers of the game, Negro Leaguers, and more, from Roberto Clemente right up through the recently inducted hall-of-famer Ivan Rodriguez. This book is a collaborative effort of dozens of members of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 45 Issue 2: Fall 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,870. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
The flagship publication of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), the Baseball Research Journal is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publication presenting the best in SABR member research on baseball. The Fall 2016 issue includes a history of the DH rule in the 19th century, history of night baseball, Chief Bender, ad much more.
Sky´s the Limit. Sky, el límite es el cielo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
La intrahistoria del equipo que ha revolucionado el ciclismo mundial con sus innovaciones. Las bases del llamado 'Ciclismo 2.0' en un apasionante relato que te descubrirá todos los secretos de la escuadra británica.
La tierra de las segundas oportunidades
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinante libro de Tim Lewis sobre el ciclismo en Ruanda. Repasa genialmente la historia de un país que se levanta tras la guerra y en el que la bicicleta sirve para cambiar vidas. Como la de Adrien Niyonshuti, ahora corredor del Team Dimension Data. O la del inventor del mountain bike Tom Ritchey o la del primer estadounidense en disputar el Tour de Francia: Jock Boyer.
Expressly Fed: Several Years Aboard The Federer Express
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A collection of essays on the complicated but immensely successful post-prime period of Roger Federer's tennis career, from 2011 to 2017.
La rueda de la mentira
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
El relato definitivo del espectacular ascenso y caída de Lance Armstrong. La biografía más completa de Lance Armstrong, escrita por Julit Macur, periodista del New York Times, una de las periodistas que más acceso tuvo al ciclista norteamericano, antes y después de su confesión.
The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book is a tribute to the members of the Impossible Dream team, including biographies of all 39 players that year as well as appreciations of this remarkable season by an all-star lineup featuring Joe Castiglione, Ken Coleman, Gordon Edes, Peter Gammons, Jim Lonborg, and many more. The book also presents over 300 rare photographs and memorabilia from this special Red Sox season.
No-Hitters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 323,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Sixty no-hitters and the pitchers who threw them are profiled in this book which combines research from the SABR BioProject and Games Project. Sandy Koufax, Bob Feller, and many more that span all eras of baseball history with their amazing feats. Some are hall of famers, some returned to obscurity after their day of perfection. Plus articles on Negro Leagues, losing no-hitters, and more.