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Free Diving to Fame and Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. 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...
Wildling: My Autobiography
Price: $12.75 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Michael McIndoe, the former professional footballer, is probably one of the most talked about players outside the Premier League. Raised on the notorious Calders estate in Edinburgh, McIndoe battled through drugs and violent gang life during the 1990s until he was forced to choose between his turbulent lifestyle and his love for 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...
The Icarus Acolyte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This is the tale of my fascination with all aspects of aviation. My story begins in 1946, just after the end of the Second World War, and describes my near addiction to flying and all things aeronautical as I grew up in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.
OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 136,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
With contributions from former teammates, managers, and friends, the real Bob Booker is revealed in all his complexities. It is the kind, friendly, and humorous Bob that we all expected to find but also one who demonstrated grit, determination, courage, inner strength, guile and perseverance to forge such a long and successful career for himself.
Samuel, el ciclista de oro
Price: $7.99 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.
Get Up: The Art of Perseverance
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017 and represented by Mackenzie Daniel. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
On July 9th, 2005, no one suspected the triumph of Adam Greenberg's first major-league plate appearance with the Chicago Cubs would be obliterated by an errant 92 mile-an-hour first-pitch fastball. He didn’t know it at the time, but that pitch was a gift. Now he offers his story of overcoming adversity and persevering through challenges in hopes of helping you pursue your dreams in life.
Fish Out Of Water
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Fish Out Of Water is a fantastically raw account of the struggles and difficulties faced by athletes as they transition from a world of eilitism into a 'normal' existence. With very honest and brave contributions from some of Australia's best female athletes including Libby Trickett, Petria Thomas, Jess Schipper, Samantha Riley and Sarah Ryan. Get your copy today!
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.

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