Books tagged: sculling

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Phantom
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Sports
A story of hopeless love—a serial philanderer and gambler married to a woman much younger—and impossible love—his wife, Casey Googan, and a black boxer. Turn of the century Boston comes alive with crew races, balloon races, boxing, rat-baiting, and fashion competitions judged by Isabella Stuart Gardner.
Lido for Time
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.
Wanted: Rowing Coach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Coaching is fun, right? All depends on the rowers, the coach, the budget, the boathouse, the 10,000 other odds and ends. When an Olympic gold medalist in rowing, Brad Alan Lewis, decides to take up the challenge of coaching a crew at an under-funded college program, stuff happens. Some good stuff / some not so good / pretty much all of it interesting.
The River Killings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this page-turning sequel to THE NANNY MURDERS, Zoe Hayes returns in a tale set along Philadelphia's Boathouse Row. Zoe and buddy Susan Cummings take sculling lessons. One evening, practicing on the river, Susan's oar catches on what turns out to be a woman's dress. The boat flips and the two find themselves among a throng of floating bodies. And in the midst of a sinister,dangerous plot.
Assault on Lake Casitas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.