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Outside the Rio Spotlight: American Triumphs You Didn't See at the 2016 Olympics by Maria Kaj
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In the 2016 Olympics, 12 athletes—record-breakers, pioneers, and all-around thrilling competitors—were overlooked in the prime-time TV coverage. Outside the Rio Spotlight tells tales of courage and American excellence at its peak, with stories about those who contest in the lesser-known sports like judo, rowing, BMX, and fencing. These athletes did it for love of the sport alone. (120,000 words)
How to Buy the Best Electric Bike by Joe Goodwill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This book contains all of the information you need to make a wise choice about which electric bike to buy, as well as 67 reviews of select electric bikes from icons of the ebike world. With all the choices currently available, picking the right electric bike can feel overwhelming. The author explains everything you need to know to choose the best electric bike to meet your needs and budget.
Operation Black September: The 1977 Army Football Team by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 176,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 1977 Army Football Team was the most successful team at West Point during the 1970s. The team won the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy by beating both Navy and Air Force and was offered a bowl bid. Players were united by their two Co-Captains, and this led to the only winning Army Football team between the 1972-1984 seasons.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre by J Shayne Randall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story by Greville Waterman
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 136,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
With contributions from former teammates, managers, and friends, the real Bob Booker is revealed in all his complexities. It is the kind, friendly, and humorous Bob that we all expected to find but also one who demonstrated grit, determination, courage, inner strength, guile and perseverance to forge such a long and successful career for himself.
Puerto Rico and Baseball: 60 Biographies by Bill Nowlin
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.
Sky´s the Limit. Sky, el límite es el cielo by Richard Moore
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 by Tim Lewis
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.
La rueda de la mentira by Juliet Macur
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 by Bill Nowlin
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 by Bill Nowlin
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.
The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook by Jay Blue
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 179,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is your complete guide to the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system. With over 250 player profiles, information on all eight teams, complete 2017 schedules, broadcast information and exclusive essays, the Handbook will accompany you to Buffalo, New Hampshire, Lansing, Vancouver, Dunedin, Bluefield and beyond!
Cabal Fang: Complete Martial Arts Study Course from Querent to Elder by Robert Mitchell, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Fully illustrated and truly complete! At over 120,000 words -- that's 300+ pages -- this massive volume contains everything you need to start learning the world's most innovative, transformative, and unique martial art. The drills alone -- over 100 of them! -- are worth the price of admission. Cabal Fang is "full context martial arts" -- a modern temple martial art for a new age.
26.2 Essays by Bobbi Gibb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
26.2 Essays is a collection of essays by Bobbi Gibb. the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi applies the insights she developed through decades of living, loving, and running to a multitude of human endeavors. Each mile of the Marathon serves as a trigger for another essay just as the marathon serves as a powerful metaphor for our journey through life.
The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation by Herb Crehan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Intimate profiles of 14 key figures from the magical 1967 Red Sox season, each including a detailed account of a key game in which the player starred. Red Sox writer Herb Crehan uses his insider's access and boundless knowledge of the team and its history to create the most thorough and entertaining book about the Impossible Dream team in honor of the 50th anniversary.
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List by Phill Williams
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.
Wind in the Fire by Bobbi Gibb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
From the Braves to the Brewers: Great Games and Exciting History at Milwaukee’s County Stadium by Gregory H. Wolf
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This book rekindles memories of Milwaukee’s County Stadium through detailed summaries of 72 games played there, and insightful feature essays about the history of the ballpark. The process to select games was agonizing, yet deliberate. The book could have easily been filled with memorable games by just Hank Aaron or Warren Spahn. About half of the games are dedicated to the Braves, half Brewers.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team by Mike Belter
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.
Box Set: Speed Kills and The Unsolved Murder of Adam Walsh Books One and Two by Arthur Jay Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 356,820. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
SPEED KILLS: He built the fastest boats -- for royalty, the rich, spies, smugglers, Feds and a former U.S. President. Then came six shots. THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF ADAM WALSH BOOK 1: It was the crime of the decade -- and the perpetrator may have been the most notorious serial killer in history BOOK 2: 30 years after he was reported as dead, could the Walshes' little boy, Adam, actually be alive?