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Kicking The Odds
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
Notre Dame, Chicago Bears &
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Heartley "Hunk" Anderson is a football legend. He has been enshrined in the Football Foundation Hall of Fame, a coveted honor he richly deserves for his contributions and achievements in the sport. There is no one to equal Anderson as a the living witness of the evolution and development of the wonderful game of football -- both pro and collegiate.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
One For The Gipper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Borderline Publishing. Category: 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
Where Are They Now? - Portsmouth FC
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Have you ever wondered what happened to all those ex-Pompey players that you have seen come and go over the years? The Pompey edition of 'Where Are They Now?' may have the answer. It features over 450 stories (and lots of recent photographs) of fame, fortune, bankruptcy, and everything in between. Some names you will remember instantly, others may have slipped from your memory altogether.
Hanging On To My Dreams: Bouncing Back From All Rejections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this memoir covering the first 23 years of his life, Arnold Henry recounts the story of his difficult childhood on St. Lucia. Growing up without the acknowledgement and support of his father and in the home of an abusive step-father, the author outlines the steps he took to achieve his dreams of playing NCAA D-I basketball in the USA and how his career was almost derailed by an accusation.
The Funniest People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Sports, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports 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.
Because It Was Sunday: The Legend of Jack Youngblood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: 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.
Crystal Palace F.C. 1969-1990: A Biased Commentary
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An independent history of Crystal Palace Football Club, charting their progress from 1969, and their first ever game in Division One, right up to the unforgettable 1990 F.A. Cup final.
Confessions of a Football Reporter... Another Biggs at Large
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Vertical Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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.
Double T - Double Cross
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,650. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by Scottsdale Book Publishing, LLC. Category: 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.
596 Switch: The Improbable Journey From The Palouse to Pasadena
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
All-American Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf, who led the WSU Cougars to a Rose Bowl appearance in 1998, shares the ins and outs of a young man from Montana, attending college with dreams of a pro football career.
Legacy of a Monarch- an Amercian Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Bernborough
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Proglen. Category: 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?
River of Champions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
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.
My Time At Bat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"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.
Tyler's Mountain Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Based on the true story about a boy from Harpers Ferry with cystic fibrosis and the most magical sports ride in West Virginia public school history.
Major Impact
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 63,580. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
From the gritty streets of Pittsburgh's Hill District to the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City, Major Harris has climbed the pinnacle of college football's elite. Recently elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, this two-time Heisman Trophy finalist's pioneering style of play would change the game forever. This is the story of an athlete who left a Major Impact on the game!
Escalating Success: 101 Ways to Move Past Depression
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Poinsettia Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
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.