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Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand
By Liz Clark
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
By Mel Gomes
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
The Roman Conquest - Chelsea Kings of Europe 2012
By Harry Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
After one billion pounds and eight managers in eight years, owner Roman Abramovich finally got his hands on the trophy he craved in Munich.
Mancini: Diary of a Champion
By Harry Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible inside story of Manchester City’s first title in 44 years and perhaps the most remarkable football season of all-time, written from the point of view of the man in the eye of the storm - City manager Roberto Mancini.
Heart For The Game
By Simon Keith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Field Sports
Simon Keith is not only one of the longest-living heart transplant recipients, he is also the first to have ever played professional sports after a transplant. This is his remarkable story.
Welcome to the Sky!
By Jim Trevors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,420. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Join pilot Jim Trevors for an amazing insight into the the world of an international helicopter pilot. From active war zones through to New Zealand's stunning mountains, this book is the next best thing to actually being there. We'll drop SAS troops into combat, smile politely at the SAM missile crews on a restricted Iranian island, and be back in time for lunch. With just the odd bullet hole...
This Simple Game
By Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Ken Barnes was widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation never to have won an England cap. During a distinguished playing career with Manchester City, Ken appeared in the FA Cup finals of 1955 and 1956 and later captained the club before retiring in the early 60s.
Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer
By Richard Lee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Graduation is the memoir of Brentford, and ex-Watford Goalkeeper - Richard Lee.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era?
By Frank Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Who is the greatest sportsman of the modern era? In this great value book Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods, and Valentino Rossi are analysed in seven detailed biographies; they are then compared against each other in the categories of Dominance, Popularity, Mental Toughness, Athleticism, Achievement, and Longevity to determine an overall winner.
Game Plan: A Radical Approach to Decision Making in the National Football League
By Frank DuPont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Game Plan is the ultimate book for the thinking football fan. The book tackles the issue of decision making and strategy in the NFL from the viewpoint of a true contrarian. No NFL tradition is sacred in this look at why so many NFL teams have such a difficult time making good decisions. More importantly, Game Plan offers a radical solution that can make almost any team better.
Sidelines
By Stuart Albright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sidelines is an insider's look at the fascinating world of high-school football, and, beyond that, it is also about the death and rebirth of the American community. Stuart Albright uses football to explore our nation's complicated history of race and public education and to explain why some communities continue to thrive while others are slowly dying away.
Woodlands, Waterways and Mother Nature
By Bob Ballantyne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Collected herein is a series of short essays designed for the casual reading – and edification – of outdoors-oriented folks, be they anglers or hunters, hikers or campers, or students of basic ecology.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
By Chet Bright with Derek Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
By M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
GolfNosis - Tee Time For Your Mind - Mental Techniques For Golf That Work!
By Doug Juola
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 83,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golfnosis Could Determine the Future of Your Golf Game. The game of golf is said to be over 90% mental and yet most golfers spend 0% of their time learning and practicing the mental game. Now you can play up to 40% better without having to touch a club! Learn simple, yet effective techniques to become instantly relaxed, confident, and focused. Read this book and take Your Golf Game to new level!
The Young Guvnors
By Rodney Rhoden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The rise and fall of Manchester City's Young Guvnors mirrored the government's attempts to get to grips with the escalating violence at football matches throughout the 1980s. Here Rodney Rhoden, one of the youngest members of this feared group of supporters, recalls the police tactics that ended The Young Guvnors reign of terror.
SHIPWRECKED: A Peoples' History of the Seattle Mariners
By Jon Wells
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
This is the book baseball people are talking about. In his candid and colorful book reminiscent of "Moneyball," veteran baseball writer Jon Wells asserts that the Seattle Mariners is the only team in the American League never to have gone to the World Series due to its years of mismanagement and obsessively putting profits before pennants.
Waiting for the Fall: A Decade of Dreams, Drama and West Virginia University Football
By Mike Casazza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,870. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Zone Read. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
When native son and head coach Rich Rodriguez led the West Virginia Mountaineers to an unexpected Sugar Bowl victory at the end of the 2005 season, behind a youthful roster that included electrifying freshmen Patrick White and Steve Slaton, West Virginia fans figured the best was yet to come. Instead, the seasons that followed served up endless, stomach-churning drama.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide
By Paul Lebowitz
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A Complete Guide to the 2012 Baseball Season. In depth analysis of all 30 teams with sections dedicated to: management, starting pitching, bullpens, lineups, bench, prospects, predictions and relevant statistical analysis and essays. Great for fantasy players and useful all season long.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.