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Elephant Small Vol 2
Series: Elephant Small, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Welcome to Elephant Small Vol 2. This is the second in a series of five ebooks that cover five years of original verse previously published on my weblog 'Elephant Small'. Vol 2 covers edited highlights from the years 2008-2010
Against Heavy Odds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Against Heavy Odds is the story of how little guy Eddie Swanson ended up becoming a world champion power lifter. This “little guy makes it big” tale will make you an Eddie Swanson fan and have you cheering for all the things he stands for in life.
Soccerheads
Price: Free! Words: 15,770. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Sammy’s new to town. New school. New kids. New soccer team. He's not sure he’s going to fit in because he’s the weakest link. Everyone’s better than him and there’s pressure to win the title. He’s made friends with Hammo Ammo and Buck the Truck, and brought along a secret weapon called Ruff. Is that enough? Will he last the season? Sammy decides to give himself the biggest job of his life.
Elephant Small Vol 4
Series: Elephant Small, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Welcome to Elephant Small Vol 4. This is the fourth in a series of five ebooks that cover five years of original verse previously published on my weblog 'Elephant Small'. Vol 4 covers edited highlights mainly from the year 2010.
When Football Was Fun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Over 40 years spent at the cutting edge of football reporting for "The Daily Mirror," "Daily Express" and "Today" newspapers, gave Derek Potter a unique insight into the characters of legendary personalities in the game.
Sully: Grafting for England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The early 1980s was a golden age for football hooliganism and shoplifting in Europe. With security forces on the continent yet to fully realise the extent of the English Disease and security relaxed in even the most expensive shops, Europe was ripe for pillage and Sully was one of many to take full advantage - funding his trips following the national team with ill-gotten gains.
Old Trafford: 100 Years of the Theatre of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the past 100 years Old Trafford has hosted World Cup and European Championship matches, FA Cup Finals and a Champions League Final and has witnessed countless United wins, draws and defeats. Yet it endures, above all, as a monument to the vision of the club's founder and first patron John Henry Davies.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Back From The Brink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970