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Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
Dance with the Sharks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
A six week trip cheating death and tempting fate in what must surely rate as one of the most adventurous jobs in the world: An underwater Shark Wrangler!
Abe's Guide to September/October Wildflowers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Abe's Guide to September/October Wildflowers includes almost twenty common September/October blooming wildflowers with photographs.
Long Road, Hard Lessons
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include
When the Babe Came to Town: Stories of George Herman Ruth's Small-Town Baseball Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
"Babe" Ruth was a baseball legend. You can find out why in "When the Babe Came to Town." This book shows how the Babe connected with the fans through his many exhibition and barnstorming games."When the Babe Came to Town" is a collection of some of these stories highlighting games that Babe Ruth played in Emmitsburg, Maryland; York, Pennsylvania; Oakland, California and Cumberland, Maryland.
PERMISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Metal Detecting Search Permission Made Easy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
The find of a lifetime starts with obtaining search permission or legally avoiding that obligation. Where can you legally search without permission? How do you find the landowner to ask for search permission? How do you persuade the landowner to give their permission? The author draws on his experience at successfully and painlessly gaining search permission on a wide range of sites to reveal All.
Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
Surf Warrior
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
In this memoir the author recounts his efforts to become a surfer at 65 by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life. This book takes the reader on the inside track to longboard surfing in middle age by focusing on the journey itself to that first amazing ride.
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
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Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).
Mola mola!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The school of enormous ocean sunfish came out of nowhere. 10 feet tall, a couple yards long, and they were possibly the most bizarre-looking creatures I had ever seen. My crewmates could hardly believe it when I stripped down to my shorts, grabbed a mask and fins, and went over the side with a plan to ride one, bronco style.
Ski Beirut
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Series: Steve's Go 2!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Impressions of a cheap one week skiing trip to Mzaar, near Beirut, in Lebanon, and sightseeing in Beirut.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong
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Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
Golf's Simple Mental Game Secrets
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Series: Golf's Simple Secrets, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Chisel Design. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
We all know what it is like to hit a good shot followed by a terrible shot leaving us bewildered and/or frustrated. We know we can hit the shot we have chosen so what happened? How can we fix these mistakes? This book explains what happens & introduces you to strategies to overcome the deadly "sergeant major mindset" so that you can harness your mind constructively throughout your round of golf.
The Bivouac Handbook (A No-Nonsense Guide to Austere Wildnerness Camping)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
The Bivouac Handbook is a practical, no-nonsense guide to austere wilderness camping. It was developed for extreme hunters, backcountry anglers and serious trekkers whose primary goals in the outdoors include something other than “camping for camping’s sake.” Written by veteran outdoor writer and editor Rob Reaser, The Bivouac Handbook shows you to go farther and do more with less.
A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.
Excel 2010 for Fantasy Football
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Don't get stuck with canned cheat sheets anymore! Finally, there's a better way to rank NFL players. Now you too can build cheat sheets completely customized to your fantasy football league. With Excel® 2010 for Fantasy Football, you have total control of your player rankings and cheat sheets. Power up your draft strategy, with this instructive step-by-step guide.
“Where’s the Manure?”/Goofiest Sports Quotes of the 21st Century (so far)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Dave Roos has been collecting and collating this odd assortment of sports quotes since the turn of this century for his day job – OK, make that night job – as a sports copy editor for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY. They come from superstars, has-beens and hangers-on throughout the sports universe, proving you don’t necessarily need crazy skills to say crazy things.
iBoxer- Internet Boxer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
In the boxing world it is often said if you talk the talk,then you need to walk the walk. Well in a new book called “i-boxer, the internet boxer” you can hear talk about the “sweet science” but now you can also see just how some of the top fighters have walked the walk. You might just want to put your gloves on as you enter the ring in this new experience of reading and learning. -Teddy Atlas
Stressing-In: Optimizing Energy Levels for Peak Performance
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
A short essay about stress-management techniques as taught by Apex Performance, Inc.
Nautical Musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Thirty-seven short stories are excerpted from original articles published 1993 to 1996 in a weekly newspaper column named Nautical Musings that appreared in The Daily Southerner in Tarboro, NC.