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The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA

JASON LLOYD · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers. That same year, Jason Lloyd began to cover the team for the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron's hometown newspaper. The story he uncovered started as a tragedy but ended in incredible triumph. Back in 2010, starting in the days, weeks, and months...
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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Jonathan Franklin · Atria Books
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

"The best survival book in a decade" (Outside magazine) , 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend...
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MUSTANG

JIM KALIN · Shem Creek Press
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Biography on National Wrestling Hall of Fame coach Mike Milkovich and his influence on Ohio and American wrestling. This book includes pictures, interviews, stories, and historical content. Milkovich was the Patton of high school wreslting, as intense as the Great Santini and unable to settle...
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Beth Shaw's YogaFit 3rd Edition

Beth Shaw · Human Kinetics,
Pages: 336
Format: eBook

Whether you are searching for a new physical challenge or a way to incorporate yoga into your exercise routine, Beth Shaw's YogaFit will help you reach your physical potential. Expanded and updated, this highly acclaimed program combines challenging conditioning work with strength- and flexibility-building...
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The Pact: A UFC Champion, a Boy with Cancer, and Their Promise to Win the Ultimate Battle

Cody Garbrandt · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Cody Garbrandt grew up in a rough town in the Central Appalachian region of Ohio, surrounded by a longstanding culture of fighting - and drugs. Raised in this environment by a single mom (his dad left him at the young age of three to reside in the Ohio State Penitentiary) , Cody grew...
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Kardiac Kids: The Story of the 1980 Cleveland Browns

Jonathan Knight · Kent State University Press
Pages: 301
Format: Paperback

Every longtime Cleveland sports fan knows about "Red Right 88," the play that ended the Browns' 1980 season. Trailing 14-12 late in the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders in an icy, windy playoff game, the Browns opted to eschew a field-goal attempt and go for a touchdown....
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The Comeback: LeBron, the Cavs & Cleveland

Terry Pluto · Gray & Company
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

This epic homecoming tale recounts one of the greatest Cleveland sports stories ever - how LeBron James and the Cavaliers took fans on a roller coaster ride from despair to hope and, finally, to glory as the 2016 NBA champions. Fans felt gut-punched in 2010 when local hero and MVP LeBron...
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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

John Aldridge · Weinstein Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown of the back of the Anna Mary while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below. As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented...
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Advanced Bushcraft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Dave Canterbury · Adams Media
Format: Print book

"Meant to follow "Bushcraft 101" by providing more advanced techniques for making tools, traps, shelters, and more, in the wilderness"--
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Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack

Jill Grunenwald · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

In the fall of 2012, quirky and cat-loving Cleveland librarian Jill Grunenwald got an alarming email from her younger sister: her sister was very concerned with Jill's weight and her overall mental and physical health. Having always struggled with her weight, Jill was currently hitting...
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The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory

Julie Checkoway · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 415
Format: Print book

For readers of Unbroken and The Boys in the Boat comes the inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream...
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The Cleveland Rams: The NFL Champs Who Left Too Soon, 1936-1945

James C Sulecki · McFarland & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In 2016 the Rams left St. Louis for Los Angeles--having departed L. A. for St. Louis in 1995--and caused much heartbreak among fans. NFL teams are notorious for decamping to more profitable markets and the Rams' history of opportunistic moves goes back to 1946, when they left Cleveland,...
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Cleveland Area Golf

Kenneth L Hopkins · Arcadia
Pages: 127
Format: Book

Whether you are a casual golfer or one dedicated to the game, you will enjoy reading about the history of golf in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The area has some of the finest golf courses in the world and can boast of a rich championship heritage. The first golf was played here in the early...
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Our Tribe: A Baseball Memoir

Terry Pluto · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Book

In 1997, the Cleveland Indians came within a hair of winning the World Series. Instead, they blew a 2-0 lead in the ninth and lost 3-2 to the Florida Marlins in twelve innings. The Marlins franchise was only five years old. The Indians had been around forever. Terry Pluto was at that game,...
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality; not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.A New York...
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