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The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
By Ollie Odebunmi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
From the steamy night-heat of Zaire in Africa, to the early morning wet-cold of Cardiff, Wales and celebrity studded ringsides in the sin-city of Las Vegas. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights of Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Holmes, Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis and Bowe. Only the strongest of courage survive. Ultimately, there is one man left standing. The last great heavyweight champion.
Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A collaborative effort of 32 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), Thar's Joy in Braveland! The 1957 Milwaukee Braves portrays that memorable team with life stories of all of the roster players, the manager and coaching staff, the owner, the general manager, and sportswriters and radio announcers. Summaries of the regular season and World Series re-create the magic of 1957.
Baseball: The Fans' Game
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
In 1939, John Kieran, a famous sportswriter for The New York Times, said of Baseball: The Fans' Game: "Frankly, this is the best book on baseball that I ever read." SABR first published a paperback replica of the original Funk & Wagnalls 1939 edition in 1993, adding an introduction by Mark Alvarez at that time. Mickey Cochrane's wit and wisdom remain timeless.
Sailing With Senta - Playtime in the Philippines
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre on board their yacht Senta as they explore many of the Islands in the Philippines.
Sailing With Senta - Borneo Here We Come
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre as they sail their yacht Senta from Salamon Atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean to Langkawi Island on the west coast of Malaysia and then on to Kota Kinabalu near the north eastern tip of Borneo.
Sailing With Senta - Tropical Dream
By Faith Van Rooyen
Series: Sailing With Senta, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Have you ever dreamed of abandoning your current life-style and going adventuring on the high seas? Join Faith and her husband Pierre as they sail their yacht Senta to and fro between uninhabited Salamon coral atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean and Thailand and Malaysia in the Far East.
Knowing Your Multihull: Catamarans, Trimarans, Proas - Including Sailing Yachts, Luxury Boats, Cabin Cruisers, New & Used Boats, Boats for Sale and Other Boat Designs
By John Marples
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Outrigmedia Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
“Must-Know” information about catamarans, trimarans & proas for every multihull owner or prospective buyer. Includes buying information & understanding the most important areas of boat maintenance. Multihull expert John Marples gives you all the essential information, which covers sailing yachts, luxury boats, cabin cruisers, new boats, used boats, boats for sale & small boat designs.
The Sol White Official Base Ball Guide
By Solomon White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
First eBook edition of the classic work about the early years of organized black baseball. The first new edition in nearly 20 years uses the original text and photo presentation. The introduction and Who's Who sections include extensive background on the players and events of the era, along with newly-discovered facts and stories published for the first time.
Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
By Rob Bignell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“Hittin’ the Trail: Day Hiking the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway” is the only complete guide to the parks’ great day hiking trails. With one tap of the screen, you can: >>Plan days of fun family-friendly activities >>Learn which trails lead to great vistas, swimming beaches, and wildlife sightings >>Discover historical and geological wonders >>Find directions, entrance fees, and more!
Breathtaking Bowhunts: A Collection of Bowhunting Adventures
By Mike Lamade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Join Bowhunter Magazine contributor Mike Lamade on over 20 action-packed bowhunts.
Life Boat: How a century old boat and a new dream inspired an adventure of a lifetime
By Mark Harwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Mark, Karen and the Arab, a 100-year-old leaking lifeboat, battle October gales around the Coast of England, find themselves blocked in by ice in France, take unbelievable detours, and make minor mistakes that lead to major problems. Equal parts romantic travelogue, suspense, high sea adventure and resurrection, Life Boat is one biographical voyage you won’t want to miss.
And Monkeys Threw Crap At Me: Adventures in Hunting, Fishing, and Writing
By Gayne C. Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Certifiably psychotic guides, angry knife wielding natives, feces chucking primates, Hemingway’s incensed niece, and breakaway jungle toilets are just a few of the trials and tribulations author Gayne C. Young faced during his first few years as an outdoor writer. Join this natural born raconteur as he travels the world seeking adventure.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
By Chris Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
The Suitors of Spring
By Pat Jordan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Few writers know more about pitching, and no pitcher knows more about writing, than Pat Jordan. Included are eight classic essays about pitchers and pitching. Featuring subjects ranging from Tom Seaver to Johnny Sain to Bo Belinsky to Steve Dalkowski, Jordan's portraits hauntingly show us that wins and losses have more to do with a pitcher's heart and mind than do his velocity and location.
Baseball Research Journal Vol. 43 Issue 1
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
The Baseball Research Journal is the flagship research publication of the Society for American Baseball Research. Founded in 1971, SABR now has over 6,000 members investigating every aspect of the sport, from statistical analysis to biographical research, to psychology, economics, physics, and more. Includes stories on Allan Roth, John McGraw, attendance factors, physics of hitting, and more.
The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,810. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Long before the Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season, Boston’s now nearly forgotten “other” team, the 1914 Boston Braves, performed a baseball “miracle” that resounds to this very day. The "Miracle Braves" were Boston's first "worst-to-first" winners of the World Series. Includes biographies of every player, coach, and owner, a season recap, and other great stories from the 1914 season.
The Footballer's Journey: real-world advice on becoming and remaining a professional footballer
By Dean Caslake & Guy Branston
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Many youngsters dream of becoming a professional footballer. The Footballer’s Journey maps out the footballer’s path with candid insight and no-nonsense advice. It examines the reality of becoming a footballer including the odds of ‘making it’, how academies really work, the importance of attitude and mindset, and even the value of having a backup plan if things don’t quite work out.
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
By Tony Dulio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A history of the US Open champions.
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook
By Jay Blue
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is the complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays Minor Leagues. This book in unprecedented in size and scope and covers everything in the Jays' minor league system from the Buffalo Bisons to the Dominican Summer League. The book features over 250 player profiles, team profiles, a 2013 draft report and much, much more.
Ride Like a Trooper
By Jack Hawkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Ride Like a Trooper is based upon the first of the manuals adopted by the United States Army, translated from the “Notes on Equitation and Horse Training” which were the answers to the examination questions at the School of Application for Cavalry at Saumur, France. It was adopted by the US Army and the Mounted Service School on 16 July, 1910.