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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
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...
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 Comeback
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The Comeback is a must read book about one man's journey from failure to purpose. Along the way there is danger, crime, and adventure. The writing is authentic, vulnerable, and 100% true. Take a journey with Cam Armitage as he candidly opens-up and recounts his life in this compelling true story.
Casey Tibbs - Born to Ride
Price: $6.95 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.
A Midsummer Night Stream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This memoir is a thoughtful journey through a lifetime’s angling, from the earliest beginnings with bent pin and worm to success with big fish and experiences in later life as an angling writer. It is full of tales to thrill the angler’s blood, along with many entertaining stories of encounters with other fishermen, passions and frustrations that lie at the heart of angling.
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.
A Passion for Cricket
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book is important, because it is about you, the reader, the community cricketer, volunteer and supporter. I love the game. I hope you will enjoy my stories, analysis and coaching tips. You hold the ‘soul’ of cricket in your hands. Lachlan Stonehouse
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.
One For The Gipper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Patrick Chelland takes a look at the Gipp legend and examines what made the Gipper run. The only official biography, with an imprimatur from Notre Dame. Includes photographs.
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.
Because It Was Sunday: The Legend of Jack Youngblood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
He roamed gridirons of grass and turf for a quarter century with a speed, fury, grace and skill the likes of which have never been seen before or will be witnessed again. On those fields, Pro Football Hall of Famer Jack Youngblood left everything. Enjoy this book, as the "John Wayne of football" takes us in the huddle, on the field, and into his life. A life led as uniquely as anyone, ever.
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.
John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this biography, John Cangelosi teams up with noted sports writer K. P. Wee to share his stories of growing up in Brooklyn and what it took to become an MLB player. This is an inside look at a real everyman of baseball, full of stories about stealing bases against legendary pitchers and catchers, and how it felt to celebrate the first championship in Marlins history.

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