Books tagged: sports

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La quantique de l'obèse
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: French. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Tobacco, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Aujourd'hui à 40 ans, j'entame la quatrième diète de ma vie! C'est un truc incroyable, à chaque régime j'ai eu le plaisir de perdre 30 kg en moyenne, soit trois seaux de dix kilos chacun remplit de graisse humaine! Beurrrkkkk! Si vous pensez être en surpoids ne comptez pas sur moi pour vous fournir un menu complet mais plutôt un récit drôle et amusant. 10 000 mots avec illustrations couleurs
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
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This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Tennis Tips For Senior Tennis Hackers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Tennis Tips for Senior Tennis Hackers provides an amusing compendium of strategies for ageless tennis players with a desire to win at all costs. As age creeps up on dedicated, competitive tennis enthusiasts some may have to resort to more than waning athleticism to achieve a victory over players of similar attributes.
The Lessons of Sport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
With the death of an old friend, Hall of Fame athlete Dave DeBusschere on a street in Manhattan, I found myself ruminating on the strange uses we make of the relentless world of sport.
A Round with J.C.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It was only a temporary job the summer before graduate school, but when the young fellow clerking at a public course hooked up with an old black caddie, their match became one of the most unusual rounds in the colorful history of golf.
White Flight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
A young coach wakes up in the hospital with a nasty bump on his head. He has no idea how he got there but one thing is obvious, the list of potential suspects includes nearly everyone in this small, racially-charged town.
Eagles In The Flesh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Shin Splints
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems about track and field written by the coach's wife who is also the mother of several of the athletes. Also included is a collection of poems from her experiences as a teacher.
A Devilish Pastime: A History of Football in all its Forms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Where did football come from? How did it get to be so popular? And why can't we, across the English-speaking world, even agree on what the word 'football' means? This book looks at how the modern sports of soccer, rugby, American/Canadian football, Gaelic football and Australian Rules evolved from games played in the distant past.