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The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Speed Kills: Who Killed the Cigarette Boat King, the Fastest Man on the Seas?
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
A Coach's Journey: Discussing Essential Aspects and Lessons of Professional Coaching
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The essence of A Coach's Journey is to discuss lessons from leadership, conflict and the challenges of elite coaching and to present my learnings from those experiences. Considered typical norms of professional coaching will challenge the reader as I reflect on real career experiences in professional coaching.
"Double Duty" Radcliffe--36 Years of PItching & Catching in the Negro Leagues
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Double Duty" Radcliffe is the biography of one of the most unique baseball stars in history. Nicknamed "Double Duty" because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, Radcliffe played from 1919-1954 in the Negro Leagues with and against the best white and black players in the world. Radcliffe's own words are intertwined with background information and interviews with more than 30 ex-teammates.
Mike Tyson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Mike Tyson The Inspirational Life Story of Iron Mike Tyson; World Championship Boxer, Entertainer, Father, and Teacher By Patrick Bunker Mike Tyson became famous in the boxing world in the 1980’s and then became a world famous celebrity in the 1990’s. He is one of the greatest boxers to ever live and he is also a very unique athlete. Many people are aware about the battles Mike has fought...
Black Knights of the Panhandle - Dumas Demons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Black Knights of the Panhandle is a memoir about life, seen through eyes of youngsters growing up in the panhandle town of Dumas, Texas during the 1950s and early 1960s. It captures lifestyles shortly after soldiers returned home at the end of World War II, as they wanted to forget about war and begin a new life.
All Rise – The Aaron Judge Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
There is little doubt that the Yankees' Aaron Judge has enormous talent–think Ruth, DiMaggio, Mantle, and Jeter–and could become a baseball great in his own right. This is his story.
Nadia Comaneci: Perfect 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This volume is a short biography of Nadia Comaneci, winner of five gold medals at the Olympics.
The Puck Talks Here: The Amazing Life & Turbulent Times of Peter Pocklington
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Peter Pocklington has been a public figure in Canada for more than 30 years. Here, the authors pull no punches telling the story of a complicated man who has enjoyed both fame and infamy, from his early years as a car-dealer in Ontario to his arrest by the FBI. Pocklington co-operated with the authors, but "Puck" however receives no benefit, financial or otherwise, from the sale of this book.
Get Up: The Art of Perseverance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017 and represented by Mackenzie Daniel. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
On July 9th, 2005, no one suspected the triumph of Adam Greenberg's first major-league plate appearance with the Chicago Cubs would be obliterated by an errant 92 mile-an-hour first-pitch fastball. He didn’t know it at the time, but that pitch was a gift. Now he offers his story of overcoming adversity and persevering through challenges in hopes of helping you pursue your dreams in life.
Ready to Rock: The Unauthorized True Story of Roman Reigns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
Featuring never before heard stories and insider observations, to sources claiming that Vince McMahon has already determined that The Rock and Roman Reigns will one day headline WrestleMania in a family feud of epic proportions, “Ready to Rock” chronicles Roman Reigns' inspiring journey to the top of the WWE and his impressive fight to remain there.
Memoir of a Hockey Nobody: They said I couldn't make the NHL, so I went out and proved them right!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,630. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Memoir of a Hockey Nobody is the unlikely true story of an average Canadian kid who grew up playing street hockey. Although he didn't learn how to skate until his late teens, he took a shot at entering the world of professional ice hockey with, shall we say, haphazard results.
Beyond the Mat: The Lives and Legacies of WWE Legends The Undertaker, CM Punk, Brock Lesnar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
For the first time, go behind the scenes of World Wrestling Entertainment in this groundbreaking and unauthorized series of bestselling WWE superstar profiles of The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and CM Punk.
Through A Mother's Eyes, The Dana White Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Ethics & morals
Dana's mom worked hard to give him a better life, she raised him as a single mom to be a powerful and wealthy man. The man known by many as the king of mma. But now she questions at what cost.. "Sometimes in the pursuit of greatness we get lost. Dana's mom says the cost was too great." Marc Anthony, Ringside Report
Where Are They Now? - Portsmouth FC
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Have you ever wondered what happened to all those ex-Pompey players that you have seen come and go over the years? The Pompey edition of 'Where Are They Now?' may have the answer. It features over 450 stories (and lots of recent photographs) of fame, fortune, bankruptcy, and everything in between. Some names you will remember instantly, others may have slipped from your memory altogether.
River of Champions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A true, against-all-odds story about common teen-aged boys whose single goal, and the path to reach it, turned them into extraordinary young men. It is a heart-warming story of desire, grit, and determination of boys who dare to attempt the impossible dream.
The Battles of Valentino Rossi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Valentino Rossi passed the long way to become the greatest MotoGP racer in history. In his journey, he has a lot of battles against his rivals. Max Biaggi, Sete Gibernau, Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo, and Marc Marquez are his toughest rivals. The rivalry, both inside and outside of the circuit, always bring a sense of our curiosity.
Tyson - The Concise Biography of Iron Mike
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In his prime Tyson was the most dominant fighter the sport of boxing had ever seen. At twenty he became the youngest heavyweight champion in history after winning his first nineteen fights by KO. This mini bio covers Tyson’s life and career, beginning with his criminal childhood, through to his amateur career, his meteoric rise to champion, his shock fall from grace, and eventual retirement.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.