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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
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.
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 and 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.
The Boxer: My Journey to Lifelong Health and Fitness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ron Smith has been an amateur boxing champion and, for the past 17 years, an inspirational personal trainer. He’s also been an ultramarathon runner, senior manager in high-rise construction, and sometimes a flawed husband and father. In The Boxer, Ron shares his challenging journey towards lifelong health and fitness, with the belief that we all only have one life, and one chance to make it count.
OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story
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.
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.
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.
The Gospel According to Casey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The GOSPEL ACCORDING TO CASEY is the ultimate Casey Stengel book for lovers and admirers of "The Ol' Perfessor." It is part collection of hilarious stories and 1-liners by and about Casey, and half an analysis of his managerial genius. Dozens of resources and interviews were done by Ira Berkow and Jim Kaplan, two highly esteemed baseball writers. The result is nothing short of AMAZIN'!
So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Less than 0.001% of all kids that start playing hockey will play a single game in the NHL. Those lucky enough to come close will experience a world filled with incredible highs and perilous lows. "So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey" takes the reader on a journey through the various levels of hockey to learn about the cultural intricacies of hockey and all its moving parts.
Casey Tibbs - Born to Ride
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Moonlight Mesa Associates. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Rodeo superstar Casey Tibbs lives again in Rusty Richards' authorized biography of the memorable, charismatic cowboy from South Dakota. Born in a log home, the youngest of ten children, Tibbs grew to be the most well-known, popular rodeo star of all time. This is a biography that inspires, amuses, saddens, and gives real meaning to determination and grit.
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.
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
Carved by God, Cursed by the Devil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The event is The Marathon of the Sands, one of the world's most brutal adventure races. A 153-mile run through Morocco's Sahara Desert, it is one of the toughest races on the planet. It winds through sand dunes, rock gardens, salt flats, and mountains - all in 120-degree heat. Ted Archer, a top American finisher, tells of the struggles and the people who persevere to conquer this grueling event.
The Battles of Valentino Rossi
Price: $1.69 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.
Crystal Palace F.C. 1969-1990: A Biased Commentary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
An independent history of Crystal Palace Football Club, charting their progress from 1969, and their first ever game in Division One, right up to the unforgettable 1990 F.A. Cup final.
My Journey - Memoir of a Kung Fu Master
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Join Sifu Austin Goh as he illustrates the historical events of the birth of Wing Chun in London. The journey from student to master and bouncer to bodyguard; using his Wing Chun skills to protect himself and others. Challenges in his London Wing Chun school as well as memories of training with his Master; meeting other famous masters and Bruce Lee.
Unstoppable Woman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The almost forgotten story of Mavis Hutchison, first woman to run across America -- at age 53. A mousy housewife 'with no guts and no backbone' until she began running at the late age of 37, she became a national icon as she set records over distances women had never attempted -- and she still runs competitively at 87: "You're only old when you stop growing." She intends to finish life running.
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.
Jorge Lorenzo, The Man of Steel
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jorge Lorenzo is one of the most successful Spanish riders. He has won two world champion titles of 250cc and three of primary class. The characteristic of the number 99 is a high fighting spirit on the track. This character also makes Lorenzo always became a threat by the rivals and crowned him as 'The Man of Steel'. He has crashed and injured for many times but still race and gain points.

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