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One For The Gipper by Patrick Chelland
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.
From Harvard to Hagerman by Myron Finkbeiner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Borderline Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Harry Who? Famous Harry’s: Truman, Houdini, Belafonte, Potter? All fascinating personalities, but no! This is about an unknown Harry. This Harry is unwritten, invisible and obscure. This Harry was an adventurer, commoner, countryman and athlete. This is a story about a Harry that flew under the radar and was unknown to fame
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts by Brian D'Souza
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 by Chuck Hinton
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.
Escalating Success: 101 Ways to Move Past Depression by Keshawn Durant
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.
Lydia Lassila Jump by Andrew Clarke
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.
Carved by God, Cursed by the Devil by Ted Archer
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.
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side by Timothy McGaffin II
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Never never never never never never quit. The book is about how I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball. And I wanted to become the greatest basketball player ever. Everything seemed like it was falling apart and God was not there helping me. But I never gave up, and it turned out he was helping me the whole time...
Because It Was Sunday: The Legend of Jack Youngblood by D.W. Cooper
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.
River of Champions by Mary Halverson Schofield
Price: $7.99 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.
So You Want Your Kid to Play Pro Hockey? by Jamie McKinven
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.
Heart For The Game by Simon Keith
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.
Game: The Resurrection of Tim Tebow by Marc Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Tim Tebow had the world on a string. An all around nice guy with mad, albeit unorthodox, football skills that saw him shattering high school and college records on the way to the most coveted award in intercollegiate sports, The Heisman Trophy. There was not a cloud in the sky. But then something happened.
Who is the Greatest Sportsmen of the Modern Era? by Frank Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Who is the greatest sportsman of the modern era? In this great value book Michael Jordan, Lance Armstrong, Andre Agassi, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods, and Valentino Rossi are analysed in seven detailed biographies; they are then compared against each other in the categories of Dominance, Popularity, Mental Toughness, Athleticism, Achievement, and Longevity to determine an overall winner.
Black Knights of the Panhandle - Dumas Demons by Don Samuels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Black Knights of the Panhandle is a memoir about life, seen through eyes of youngsters growing up in the panhandle town of Dumas, Texas during the 1950s and early 1960s. It captures lifestyles shortly after soldiers returned home at the end of World War II, as they wanted to forget about war and begin a new life.
Victory Courts: The Story of Coach Hughes and the PVIL I.M. Terrell Panthers by Robin Hughes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Screenplays » Biographical
The book focuses on the life and career of legendary basketball coach, Robert L. Hughes, and the direct influence he had on generations of young athletes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Victory Courts explores historical and socially relevant issues such as the role of family, community, education, and ways that high school and collegiate sports brought dignity and cultural change across the racia
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers by John Gillett
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.
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.