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Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
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.
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side is about my journey to make a dream, I received as an answer to a prayer, come true. I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball and to become the greatest basketball player ever. Although God answered my prayer and gave me my dream, it seemed everything was against me...
THE POET The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray
Price: Free! Words: 195,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Essay » Political
Jim Murray: America's best sportswriter
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Loving The Game When The Game Doesn't Love You Back
Price: Free! Words: 43,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brandon wrote this book to motivate, inspire and challenge athletes to recognize the importance of preparing for life on and off the field, but ultimately to help others discover their full potential and their God-given purpose beyond the game.
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
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.
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.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
Innovazione e Performance. Nella scia di Ayrton Senna: apprendere i fondamenti su come scoprire e dare il meglio di sé
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ayrton Senna, 3 volte campione del mondo di Formula 1, divenuto una leggenda globale ben oltre i confini della Formula 1. Un esempio di consapevolezza e dedizione alla crescita di se stessi volta al miglioramento continuo. Questo libro scritto a quattro mani nella forma di dialogo ha in se tutti gli spunti pratici al migliorarsi che Senna stessa ha seguito con successo.
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.
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.
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.
Jorge Lorenzo, The Man of Steel
Price: $1.99 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.
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.
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?
The True Story of Marco Simoncelli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
His brief career does not preclude Marco Simoncelli became the most phenomenal rider in the world of motorsport. 'Super Sic' always awaited in every appearance. His aggressive style is an exciting spectacle for fans, as well as a threat to his rivals. He is considered as the most attractive racer in the world, after Valentino Rossi. Unfortunately, Simoncelli got tragic fate, killed in a race.
Red Card
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 46,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Tony Kelly's soccer career was marred by a series of mishaps and misdeeds which drove him to disaster. Ruined by an addiction to gambling, he lost his job, his career, his partner and all his money. Now he has written his story – as Kelly puts it, to “invite the public, my family and my friends into my secret hell of racism, despair, depression, stardom and self destruction.
A Deeper Shade of Red
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Manchester United fan Mark was born to Liverpool-supporting parents and went to school a stone's throw from the Merseyside boundary. A Deeper Shade of Red is the of two clubs that grew up close together with very different values: differences that remain as pronounced now as ever. It's set within a footballing battleground, and Mark Nevin was right among the enemy bullets.

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