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Barn Dance: Nickers, Brays, Bleats, Howls, and Quacks. Tales from the Herd.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
How did a Welsh Corgi get the name of Preacher Man? What should you do when the Grandfather Horse steals your goat? You’ll find answers in Barn Dance, a collection of essays on horse-play, donkey ethics, and the fine art of mucking, from a small Colorado horse farm. Blake weaves her love of animals into tales you’ll want to read again and again. Blake’s humor, compassion, and kindness shine.
Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Tony Burton. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Mexico by Motorcycle: An Adventure Story and Guide documents Bill Kaliher's travels off the beaten track in 1971 and again in 1993. With travel tips and sound advice gained since his first trip in 1964, this is a book for the armchair traveler, the bike aficionado, and Mexico fans. Read it before you cross the border, then tuck it in your backpack or purse as a reference on the road.
A Year To Remember
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Steve Graham is a carp angler who spends a lot of his time fishing lakes in France, Rather than fish commercial venues however, Steve prefers the quieter, less well know lakes, where the stock of carp is seldom known, and some of the fish have never seen a hook before. These lakes are often in out of the way places and in beautiful surroundings, where often he is the only angler there.
Eyes Within the Diamond: Inside the Game, Outside the Box
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
EYES WITHIN THE DIAMOND is a unique collection of essays and statistical analysis, featuring a fresh look at some of the eternal questions of the game. Stacey Marc Goldman’s baseball expertise and perspective are a combination of a large dose of sabermetrics and an enduring love and respect for the history of the game, and include a major nod to stars of the Negro Leagues.
The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation
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.
Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
A History of Scottish League Representative Matches.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A complete history of every football match played by the Scottish League representative side between 1892 and 1990 that include match reports, line-ups, goalscorers and attendances
Powell Lake by Barge and Quad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
In the spirit of 'Up the Lake' and 'Beyond the Main,' join the author for quad adventures to destinations on Powell Lake only accessible by boat. Nature and the timber industry combine to provide access to sublime destinations where mountains drop into the sea and lifestyles focus on self-reliance and a different sense of purpose.
Macchie nere sul pallone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,430. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Il calcio, lo sport più popolare nel mondo, rappresenta per milioni di persone quasi (o proprio!) una questione di vita o di morte. È una lingua franca internazionale, una pratica culturale globale, la cui portata geografica nessuna religione può eguagliare. È inoltre un grande business, attorno al quale ruotano miliardi di dollari e interessi economici, politici, sociali inimmaginabili.
Let's Go Cruising!: A Guide to Family Boating
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Learn the in's and outs of buying, operating, enjoying, maintaining, and (sniff) selling the cruising boat of your dreams.
100,000 Chess Problems
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
The book consists of Four Thousand (4000) of tactical problems from real games. Volume I is part of a Thirty-volume set that includes more than 100,000 chess problems.
Running Mark's Marathon - The Making of a Mid-Life Marathon Runner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Are you a runner but don't think you have what it takes to complete a marathon? Do you think you are too old, too busy, too unfit or too slow to ever run the legendary 26.2 miles? Think again. Follow the journey from conception to finish line as busy mum of four Andrea Glenn recounts her training for London marathon 2013 run in memory of her brother Mark. With tips for first time marathon runners.
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List
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.
Tyred Out, Cycling Adventures In Scotland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of short stories about cycling adventures in Scotland. Starting with a crash, then crossing the country from coast to coast, visiting the islands and west coast, and ending with some bikepacking, a haunted bothy and a race.
In Search of the Master Who Dances with Horses: Being
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Urgently in need of a meaningful change of life, a man decides to cross the world together with his wife, a horse and a dog to spend a year training full-time with Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling, arguably the most popular horse trainer in the world based on social media statistics. He expects it to be life-changing. It is. This is the third part of his story.
The Hidden Motor: The Psychology of Cycling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Written for connoisseurs of cycling, but equally rewarding for general readers, the book examines cycling from the viewpoint of classic psychological studies, and stage and race histories, as well as interviews with former professional riders. The Hidden Motor is a must-read book for anyone who wants to know all about this most exceptional of sports.
Wind in the Fire
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.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
From the Braves to the Brewers: Great Games and Exciting History at Milwaukee’s County Stadium
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.