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Pocket Rocket: The Autobiography of Steve Joughin by Nemesis Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In the late 1970s, before Mark Cavendish was born, a diminuative Manxman with a big heart exploded onto the British cycling scene. What Steve Joughin lacked in stature, he more than made up for with natural talent. An explosive sprinter, he was instrumental in smashing the Eastern Bloc supremacy of the Milk Race and leading British cycling into a golden age.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey by Jan Sumner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The biography of Byron "Mex" Johnson, an All-Star Negro League baseball player of the 1930s-1940s.It is a history of not only a black baseball player, but of an African-Americans journey through American history.With a forward by President Bill Clinton and an introduction by Don Baylor, Legacy of a Monarch was honored and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.
This Is What We Are by Jack Fenwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This Is What We Are catapults you into experiencing the unaskable — What happens to you if your club dies? — while including broader reflections on rugby and football around Europe and even the States. It’s compulsive reading for fans. And if you’re close to one of those splendid lunatics who seem to live only for their team, this book will give you a unique insight into what makes them tick.
Kicking The Odds by Brett Sheldon & Shaun Kilgore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Kicking The Odds is the story of Brett Sheldon, who was born with a birth defect that left him with short arms. In it, he talks about growing up, overcoming the obstacles and preconceptions of others, and how he excelled in athletics and in life. Sheldon also shares how the decision to walk on as a kicker for Indiana State Univerity led to an appearance on the Dr. Phil Show and much more.
Rodeo Dayz by Richard White
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Story of Rodeo contestants lives Authored by Ritchie White, Timothy Bultman, Tamara Nalley, Eric berghammer, Leo Martin, Wayne Martin, Josh Mead, Chris Mead, and Donnie Baxter.
Shawn Michaels: One More Match? The WWE Show Stopper... Hasn't Stopped Yet by Michael Essany
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.
The Devil Within by Malcolm Alker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In The Devil Within, rugby star Malcolm Alker reveals all about his fiery and at times controversial career. A battler known for his integrity on and off the field, Alker lifts the lid on his own experiences with drugs, alcohol, illegal betting and depression. With a fight on almost every page, this is a frank and brutally honest confessional of a life on the sporting front line.
Arnold Schwarzenegger VS Dwayne Johnson by Jordan Miller
Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One Little Book Two Big Heroes Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dwayne Johnson are two of the most inspiring self-made men of our time, the focus and relentlessness of these two men is unmatched even to this day. We will be comparing and contrasting Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dwayne “The Rock “Johnson. We will be comparing and contrasting Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dwayne “The Rock “Johnson.
Tyson - The Concise Biography of Iron Mike by Frank Oliver
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.
Red Card by Tony Kelly
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.
Stirling by Craig Lock
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A short, yet rewarding tale of faith, hope and especially love, together with many of my various articles on my great passion motor racing and the human mind . Anyway. ENJOY. My meeting Stirling Moss and other things.
Nadia Comaneci: Perfect 10 by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 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.
Through A Mother's Eyes, The Dana White Story by June White
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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
Confessions of a Football Reporter... Another Biggs at Large by Alan Biggs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Football journalist Alan Biggs—a BBC match summariser on television and radio—relates his comical escapades in the world of professional sport in Confessions of a Football Reporter.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal by Morgan Berkshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
Loving The Game When The Game Doesn't Love You Back by Brandon Sweeney
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.
Lifelong Looper ~ The Story of a Caddie Legend by Cindy O'Krepki
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Steeped in history and lore and mixed with humor and insight, Lifelong Looper showcases one of the most fascinating, amusing and time-honored tradition of golf — the caddie. This story of the longest-running club caddie known in history explores the many-faceted nature of golf, brings to life legendary characters and observations for deeper than its title suggests.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL by Forbes A James
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
let's face facts - nfl fans really don't like punters. for a start the punter only comes on when their team's offence has failed. so in this book I've tried to do two things. the easy bit is tracing mat's adventure from australia via hawaii to the nfl. the hard bit is putting the case for why punters deserve a little bit more love from the fans. see if I can convince you to reconsider your view!
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Joe Venuti played jazz violin much better than he played golf. After hitting the ball into the lake at the Lakeside Golf Club in Hollywood, Mr. Venuti became so frustrated that he threw his club into the water, then he threw his other clubs and golf bag into the water, then he picked up his caddy and threw him into the water, and finally he threw himself into the water.
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”