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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
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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 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
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
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.
Iron Desire: The Legacy Of Notre Dame Football Coach Frank Leahy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In the world of football, Frank Leahy was as important as Beethoven to music, Shakespeare to dramatic poetry, Michelangelo to sculpture. The life story of Notre Dame football coach, Frank Leahy, is one of fiery inspiration, humor, and unwavering determination. Leahy's philosophy and antics, both on and off the field, illustrate a model for greatness and the fantastic stuff of legends.
The Friend From Mexico (Greek Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: Greek. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Hello, my name is Apostolos and I was born again on the sixth of February 2009 in a hospital in Mexico. These are the somewhat intense memories from the first one and a half months of my new life.
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.
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 True Game of the Century
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The term "Game of the Century" has been overused by fans and the media to the point where it has lost its meaning. There was one game, however, that stands out above the rest and is deserving of the label "The True Game of the Century."
Boxer Hobo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.
Dropping the fig leaves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Green e-books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian Hommel lives in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife,Kim and three daughters, Abbey, Ellie Grace and Selah Faith. He works for Unlimited Potential Inc. and is currently the chaplain for the Arizona Diamondbacks. As a former professional baseball player Brian now ministers to that unique community.
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?
Cycling Widows
Series: Cycling Widows. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
CYCLING WIDOWS Lifting the Veil on Living with an Obsessive Cyclist Written by a long-suffering Cycling Widow, this is a satirical look at the world of cycling, and might just save a few marriages – as well as many a bike from being fed into the garden mulcher. A 'must read' for fanatical cyclists & Cycling Widows alike.
One For The Gipper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,080. 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.
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Pound for Pound traces the five greatest fighters of all time—Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Maurício Rua and Fedor Emelianenko—through their humble origins, baptism by blood and fire, and rise to the pinnacle of MMA, where the sword of Damocles constantly threatens.
My Time At Bat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
"My Time At Bat" is one man’s tale of success in a career where the odds were clearly not in his favor—in Major League Baseball. Chuck Hinton takes us down the road to the big league, over every bump and hurdle along the way. He took a chance and hitchhiked 300 miles for a baseball tryout and made it. He reveals his secrets about how he stayed there for eleven years.
Lydia Lassila Jump
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 79,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Lydia Lassila Jump is a story about mind, body and a fighting spirit. It is journey of self discovery, self belief and battles to overcome injury and setbacks. It’s about commitment and the dedication required to reach the top and win Olympic Gold.
Escalating Success: 101 Ways to Move Past Depression
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Poinsettia Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Keshawn Durant, the oldest brother of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguar,Justin Durant, and the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughrider, Darian Durant releases his autobiography/self-help title about depression and athletics.Listen to other athletes' stories and hear expert commentary from top sports psychologists.101 natural ways to move past depression are included.
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.
Hell on Wheels: The Incredible Story of Rookie Roller Derby Queen Cindy McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Short on Time Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Roller & In-Line Skating
This captivating biography reveals the details of sports legend, Cindy McCoy's inspirational life story. She was voted Roller Game Rookie of the Year and Roller Game Queen of the Year, an honor that was never repeated.