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The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

Michael Lewis

By the author of the bestselling Moneyball: in football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play. The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day be amo...

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Published: Sep 2007

Belichick and Brady: Two Men, the Pat...

Michael Holley

New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the NFL. No head coach-quarterback pair has been more su...

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Published: Sep 2017

Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet's...

Peter Heller

A grand expedition—an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world's last untraveled river The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet, sacred to the Buddhists and the inspiration for Shangri La, has lured explorers and adven...

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Published: Sep 2005

Appalachian Trail Book of Profiles

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

A day on the Appalachian Trail is a day of ups and downs. A happy hiker is one who has looked ahead at the elevation changes for her or his day and let's the surprises come from the views or the wildlife or the companions instead. The...

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Published: Feb 2014

The Match: The Day the Game of Golf C...

Mark Frost

"IIt's difficult to beat a good golf book, be it a good yarn or a picture book . . . The golf is spectacular, the course more so, the descriptions luminous."--USA Today"The untold story of golf's greatest money match, featuring Hogan ...

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Published: Mar 2009

Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil t...

David Goldblatt

"Brazil is empty on a Sunday afternoon, right?Look sambão here is the country of football."-Milton NascimentoNo nation is as closely identified with the game of soccer as Brazil. Futebol Nation is the story of Brazil told t...

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Published: May 2014

The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, ...

Elizabeth Letts

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty...

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Published: May 2012

Cheating is Encouraged: A Hard-Nosed ...

Mike Siani

Straight from the mouths of the legends of the Silver and Black, Cheating Is Encouraged recapitulates the many infamous stories from the last team to play "outlaw" football.Regardless of whether you loved or hated them, the ...

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Published: Aug 2017

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of ...

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air is a riveting first-hand account of a catastrophic expedition up Mount Everest. In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon Krakauer on an expedition led by celebrated Everest guide R...

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Published: Oct 1999

A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bo...

John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks atop the New York Times bestseller list, A Season on the Brink remains the most celebrated basketball book ever written. Granted unprecedented access to legendary coach Bob Knight and the...

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Published: Nov 2011

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction Targ...

John Austin

Any marksman knows that the key to becoming an accomplished shooter is to practice, practice, practice, and Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction Targets contains more than 100 perforated targets that minimarksmen can use to develop their...

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Published: Apr 2012

Bold Sea Stories: 21 inspiring advent...

Marlin Bree

Who doesn't love a good sea story? Award-winning newspaperman Marlin Bree crafts his true tales about the legends and the lore of the world's wickedest waters, from the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, as well as upon (and in the ...

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Published: Apr 2020

What If?: A Closer Look at College Fo...

Matt Brown

We may look up to our favorite sports heroes as gods: powerful, athletic, and able to do no wrong. Yet their fate is in the hands of decision makers who are far from perfect.Nowhere is this truer than in the storied world of college f...

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Published: Jul 2017

Imperfect: An Improbable Life

Tim Brown

"Honest, touching, and beautifully rendered . . . Far more than a book about baseball, it is a deeply felt story of triumph and failure, dreams and disappointments. Jim Abbott has hurled another gem."—Jonathan Eig, New Yor...

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Published: Mar 2013

What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Wa...

Scott Carney

What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans wit...

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Published: Dec 2018

The Last Best League: One Summer, One...

Jim Collins

Every summer, in ten small towns across Cape Cod, the finest college baseball players in the country gather in hopes of making it to "The Show." The hopes are justifiably high: The Cape Cod Baseball League is the best amateu...

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Published: May 2014

The Last Headbangers: NFL Football in...

Kevin Cook

The inside story of the most colorful decade in NFL history—pro football's raging, hormonal, hairy, druggy, immortal adolescence.Between the Immaculate Reception in 1972 and The Catch in 1982, pro football grew up. In 1972, Steelers...

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Published: Aug 2013

A Course Called Scotland: Searching t...

Tom Coyne

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "One of the best golf books this century." —Golf DigestTom Coyne's A Course Called Scotland is a heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play golf on every links course in Scotland, t...

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Published: Jun 2019

Championship Fighting: Explosive Punc...

Jack Demspey

Fighting techniques and strategies from World Champion and Hall of Fame Boxer, Jack Dempsey.Jack Dempsey, one of the greatest and most popular boxers of all time, reveals the techniques behind his unparalleled success in the ring. Str...

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Published: Jan 2015

The Wwe Book of Top 10s

DK

From the top 10 Champions to the most popular matches ever, WWE: Book of Top 10s ranks everything in the world of WWE in fun and bite-sized lists.WWE: The Book of Top 10s is packed with information and trivia and will provide hours of...

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Published: May 2017

Mere Golf: 21 Core Concepts to Improv...

Joseph M. Durso

"... A great gift for golfers." Is it time to play your best golf and, more importantly, enjoy it more? If you're confused by conflicting golf tips and strategies that don't help you gain consistency... If you're sick of no...

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Published: Jun 2015

Falconry and Hawking: The Essential H...

Philip Golding

Falconry & Hawking (recommended)The Essential Handbook - Including Equipment, Training, Health and More Discover everything you need to know about Falconry and Hawking from Philip Golding, a true master. Inside you'll understand exac...

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Published: Oct 2014

The Natural Navigator: A Watchful Exp...

Tristan Gooley

Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. Now this singular guide helps us rediscover what our ancestors long understood—that a windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdso...

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Published: Apr 2012

Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing...

Andy Hall

In the summer of 1967, twelve young men ascended Alaska's Mount McKinley—known to the locals as Denali. Engulfed by a once-in-alifetime blizzard, only five made it back down. Andy Hall, a journalist and son of the park superintende...

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Published: Apr 2015

Pace: A Book About Running, Not Runni...

Ann Mandt Hall

By request, this is a censored version of the original."This is not your typical book about running! Great stories & practical tips on how to pace yourself in life not pacing your run. I laughed, I cried. This author has a great ...

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Published: Apr 2019

Collection or Contortion?: Exposing t...

Gerd Heuschmann

Ten years ago, Dr. Gerd Heuschmann rocked the equestrian world with his international bestseller Tug of War, a searing indictment of modern training and riding techniques that are sometimes used to the detriment of the horse. Now Dr. ...

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Published: Apr 2017

The Loyal Lieutenant: Leading Out Lan...

George Hincapie

Trading on the sterling reputation that enabled him to survive a widely publicized doping confession, American cyclist "Big George" Hincapie—a record seventeen-time Tour de France participant, Olympian, and key witness in ...

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Published: May 2015

Your Pace or Mine?: What Running Taug...

Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson is a surprising cheerleader for the joys of running. Formerly a committed fitness-phobe, she became a marathon runner at 31, and ran her first 56-mile ultramarathon at 41. And unlike many runners, Lisa's not afraid to fin...

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Published: Jun 2017

Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success

Phil Jackson

A New York Times bestseller During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succe...

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Published: Apr 2014

After the Wind: Tragedy on Everest - ...

Lou Kasischke

New deluxe paperback edition with Book Group Questions and a Q&A with the Author.Near the top of Mount Everest, on 10 May 1996, eight climbers died. It was the worst tragedy in the mountain's history. Lou Kasischke was there. After ...

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Published: Oct 2015
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