Matt Zeigler

Biography

Former Marine Matt Zeigler worked eight years as a writer and photojournalist in the newspaper industry before embarking on an author's path. During the 1990s he traveled extensively throughout the Southeast covering the greatest athletes of American sports. Zeigler, a 1993 graduate of Troy University, has also published College Football Schemes and Techniques; Wild Alabama; Wild Alabama: Winter Haven; Wild Alabama: The American Robin; Sports Shooter: A Photographer's Story; and 1990s NFL Flashback.

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Books

Three Block War: Nasiriyah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War: Nasiriyah, excerpted from the full-length book, examines the gallant action of Marines from Task Force Tarawa during the invasion of Iraq from March 23-April 2, 2003.
1990s Alabama Flashback
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
1990s Alabama Flashback: The Stallings Era, explores the Crimson Tide’s return to the top of college football in the early 1990s. As a disciple of the legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant as both a player and coach, Gene Stallings’ discipline, tenacity and football savvy was exactly what the Tide needed to win the 1992 National Championship.
Bird Water: Appalachian Foothills
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Bird Water: Appalachian Foothills by award-winning photographer Matt Zeigler captures the aquatic behavior of ducks and land birds at eastern Alabama’s Lake Mitchell. The author presents images of the Drake Mallard, Wild Peking and Black Muscovy ducks as they interact at Lake Mitchell; nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
Wild Alabama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Award-winning writer and photographer Matt Zeigler went afield in the central Alabama bush to produce Wild Alabama. Explore the wonders of birds as exhibited by their feeding habits; mating rituals; defense of territory; and raising young. Also discover little-known facts about their intelligence and the struggles they endure from migration, nature and man just to survive from season-to-season.
Total Football: Latin American Soccer in Alabama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Matt Zeigler's Total Football: Latin American Soccer in Alabama is a thrilling photo book that captures the spectacular action and drama of the world's most popular sport. The author, a USA Book News 2010 Best Books Award Winner for photography, depicts the skill and dedication of Alabama's Latin American immigrants in 2011.
The Mockingbird
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Matt Zeigler presents the Northern Mockingbird; a common, widespread species that can sing a song by day or into the night. Its gray-brown plumage lacks the vivid color of other species, but its assertive behavior dominates the territory and provides interesting views for birdwatchers.
Wild Alabama: American Robin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Wild Alabama: American Robin is a thrilling look at the interesting habits of the species in natural settings. Award-winning author and photographer Matt Zeigler’s passion to capture robins in flight unexpectedly revealed how they interact with each other and alone to accomplish objectives
Wild Alabama: Winter Haven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Matt Zeigler’s Wild Alabama: Winter Haven, takes a spectacular journey into the winter habitat of birds in central Alabama during the winter of 2010-2011. Through the use of 95 full-color images Zeigler presents the American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Song Sparrow and other native/migrant species in their winter territory.
Into The Wildflowers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Into The Wildflowers is a photographic exhibit of the diverse wildlife that thrives in a naturally-occurring Central Alabama wildflower field. Award-winning photographer Matt Zeigler reveals this exciting expose with eighty images of several butterfly species.
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
Over The Side: Black Marines of WWII is a story of men who not only overcame the challenge of the Marine Corps and war, but perils of racism as well. Their saga began at Montford Point in North Carolina, where combat units were forged that served in the Marines’ gallant amphibious assault campaigns of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
College Football Schemes and Techniques: Offensive Field Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Matt Zeigler's College Football Schemes and Techniques-Offensive Field Guide explores offensive and special teams methods utilized on the collegiate level. Coaches, players and fans can learn the schemes and techniques of some of the best programs in college football.
College Football Schemes and Techniques: Defensive Field Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Matt Zeigler's College Football Schemes and Techniques explores offensive, defensive and special teams methods utilized on the collegiate level. Coaches, players and fans can learn the schemes and techniques of some of the best programs in college football.
Adopted by Aliens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Matt Zeigler tells a part-true sci-fi tale of his voluntary abduction into the U.S. Marine Corps. More than any organization on Earth, U.S. Marines are alien in both thoughts and actions. Zeigler recounts in vivid details how he was transformed from a high school jock into a trained killer. Part I delves into the author's mental/physical torture by his Drill Instructors at Parris Island.
Three Block War: Darkside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Darkside chronicles 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2004.
Three Block War: Phantom Fury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Phantom Fury recounts the combat operations of U.S. Marine units in the legendary second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K chronicles the hard-core ground assault of 1st Battalion, 8th Marines during Operation Phantom Fury, the second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.
Three Block War: The Cutting Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: The Cutting Edge recounts the exploits of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II, 2003-2004.
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Vigilant Resolve recounts the action of Marines in the first Fallujah battle of April 2004 against Iraqi mujahideen.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
College Football Schemes and Techniques
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
Matt Zeigler's College Football Schemes and Techniques explores offensive, defensive and special teams methods utilized on the collegiate level. Coaches with experience in every major conference are the primary sources for CFST, including the SEC, ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Big East and PAC 12, plus the NFL and CFL.

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