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El Afilador Vol. 2. Artículos y crónicas ciclistas de gran fondo.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
2º número de este libro recopilatorio de narraciones ciclistas que pretende ofrecer textos de calidad redactados cada año por periodistas, escritores/as, deportistas que si tienen algo en común, es su pasión por el ciclismo y las letras.
Scabs Heal All Wounds: True Story of a Replacement Player
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Edward Porcelli tells the story of the 1994 MLB strike from the perspective of a replacement player during perhaps the darkest time in MLB history. He reveals behind the scenes interactions with minor league players and their views on "crossing the line" and the ramifications of becoming a scab. Ed also discusses the coaches' feelings and the role of the media in the public's view of the players.
Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The incredible adventures of a pioneer freediver in Sri Lanka in the early 50's. Setting himself up as an underwater guide, he attracted the rich and famous seeking a new interest. They invited him to their homes where the led a glamorous life style he hardly knew existed. Hans Hass and Jaques Cousteau both offered him employment. Later he made a fortune as a commercial diver in Singapore.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Marc Buoniconti, son of an NFL Hall of Fame legend Nick Buoniconti, enjoyed an admittedly reckless lifestyle until a paralyzing football injury changed his outlook and pushed him to dedicate himself to helping others.
Babe Ruth Biography: How The Baseball Legend Shaped The Sport Industry and Made Baseball Popular?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Babe Ruth, known as George Herman Ruth, was a big baseball legend lived back in the yearly 1900s. Some speculate if wasn't for Babe Ruth, the baseball would not be as famous in the United States as it is today. Babe Ruth successfully managed to draw attention to baseball due to his playing capabilities and impressive hits at that time. In fact, as a result of Ruth’s contract to New York...
Samuel, el ciclista de oro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,920. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
· La historia personal de Samuel Sánchez, el único campeón olímpico español en la prueba de ruta. · Los retos y obstáculos en la trayectoria de uno de los mejores ciclistas de nuestro país en el siglo XXI.
Una dura carrera
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Fiction » Sports
Una dura carrera. Por los entresijos del ciclismo, a rueda de un ciclista profesional, es uno de los mejores libros nunca escritos sobre la vida de un ciclista profesional. Por primera vez, la obra de Paul Kimmage en castellano.
La rueda de la mentira
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
El relato definitivo del espectacular ascenso y caída de Lance Armstrong. La biografía más completa de Lance Armstrong, escrita por Julit Macur, periodista del New York Times, una de las periodistas que más acceso tuvo al ciclista norteamericano, antes y después de su confesión.
Whatever Happened To The Wonder Kids?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Whatever Happened To The Wonder Kids? is a book covering around 200 players we used to buy on Football Manager 2007. Now, 10 years later it is time to see what did they actually made from their careers, and did they reached for the stars like we thought they would.
Pigeon Man
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 127,870. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Emerton bred and raced birds for 40 years and had birds return to the loft from as far as 879 miles away. Now in retirement from active racing, he devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences and his expertise with the rest of the fancy. Here in one volume is a collection of his thoughts about pigeons and pigeon racing.
Summary of Shaken by Tim Tebow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This is a summary of Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms by Tim Tebow. Summarized by J.J. Holt
When Fate and Dreams Conflict
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
An inspiring tale of a young man defined by football until one life-altering Halloween night forces him to realize he is much more than just an athlete.
The First Step
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
A short story about my own personal experience from having no real interest in exercising or bodybuilding to making a decision that would change my life for the better.
The Stars that Never Shine — The Making of a Superbowl Football Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Autobiographical reflections of a former NFL Player from Super Bowl XIV. This book is a must read for aspiring football players. It provides invaluable insights and advice for ball players at any age from secondary school through college. It is a great tool for those who want a Super Bowl ring.
Warrior in the Ring: The life of Marvin Camel, Native American world champion boxer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Brian D’Ambrosio’s gripping biography captures the drama, danger, beauty, and ugliness of boxing, of Indian life on reservations, and especially, of the life of a stereotype-shattering man who inspired his people and boxing fans everywhere with his courage, achievements, and great warrior heart.
Jamie Vardy's Having a Party: Leicester City's Miracle Season
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jamie Vardy's incredible rags-to-riches rise from the oblivion of non-league football to shoot his Leicester City team to the top of the English Premier League and lead England's attack in Euro 2016.
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Sydney-en-Chablais: Aventure savoyarde d’une famille australienne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
En 1978 la famille Steggall − John, Susan, fils Zeke sept ans, fille Zali quatre ans − quitta son pays natal, Australie, pour vivre dans les Alpes françaises . Ce fut le début d’un rapport d’une réussite extraordinaire avec les sports d’hiver. Nous sommes partis ni pour le travail, ni pour les études, mais tout simplement par le goût d’aventure. Ce livre est le récit de ces dix ans.

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