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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
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.
Double T - Double Cross
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by Scottsdale Book Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
DOUBLE T – DOUBLE CROSS The Firing Of Coach Mike Leach: The Backroom Deal That Deflated the Red Raider Nation. By Michael Lee Lanning Acclaimed author Michael Lee Lanning uncovers the backroom dealings that led to the firing of Coach Mike Leach and turned the Red Raider nation against the Texas Tech administration.
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.
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.
Babe Ruth Biography: How The Baseball Legend Shaped The Sport Industry and Made Baseball Popular?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Babe Ruth, known as George Herman Ruth, was a big baseball legend lived back in the yearly 1900s. Some speculate if wasn't for Babe Ruth, the baseball would not be as famous in the United States as it is today. Babe Ruth successfully managed to draw attention to baseball due to his playing capabilities and impressive hits at that time. In fact, as a result of Ruth’s contract to New York...
Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Marc Buoniconti, son of an NFL Hall of Fame legend Nick Buoniconti, enjoyed an admittedly reckless lifestyle until a paralyzing football injury changed his outlook and pushed him to dedicate himself to helping others.
Wildling: My Autobiography
Price: $12.75 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Michael McIndoe, the former professional footballer, is probably one of the most talked about players outside the Premier League. Raised on the notorious Calders estate in Edinburgh, McIndoe battled through violent gang life during the 1990s until he was forced to choose between his turbulent lifestyle and his love for the game. He played in excess of 500 matches for 10 English clubs.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
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.
1st and Forever: Making the Case for the Future of Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Part memoir and part homage to the game he loves, former National Football Foundation president Bob Casciola mounts a persuasive case in support of football’s relevance to life.
Bernborough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Bernborough by Duncan Stearn is the eBook edition of this definitive book on this famous Australian racehorse. Was Bernborough the greatest racehorse Australia has ever seen?
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.
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.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Eight Dallas journalists capture Mark Cuban's development from a broke kid just arriving in town to a sophisticated team owner in this short collection of stories and essays from The Dallas Morning News.
Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James" is a first-of-its-kind and exceedingly controversial attempt to answer the question that some believe will define an era in sports. Michael Jordan or LeBron James: Who is the greatest NBA player of all time?
Heart For The Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Field Sports, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
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.
Shawn Michaels: One More Match? The WWE Show Stopper... Hasn't Stopped Yet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Shawn Michaels: One More Match? The WWE Show Stopper… Hasn't Stopped Yet" is a compelling, controversial, and completely unauthorized look at Shawn Michaels' legendary career, dubious retirement, and rumored top-secret efforts by some inside the WWE (including Triple H) to coax Michaels out of retirement.
Plant Water Grow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,070. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ian Gold [Former NFL Pro Bowl Linebacker] reveals his weaknesses, indiscretions, and flaws, as he discusses paying prostitutes, child abuse charges, and bribing a woman to have an abortion? In "Plant Water Grow", we get an insight into how one lonely, insecure child found redemption and Gold shows the path to consider, for us as well. Without judgment. Only love. -Khurum Sheik

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