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The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden · William Morrow; First Edition edition
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is.
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Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion

Pete Carroll · Portfolio Hardcover; First Edition edition
Format: Book

"I know that I'll be evaluated in Seattle with wins and losses, as that is the nature of my profession for the last thirty-five years. But our record will not be what motivates me. Years ago I was asked, 'Pete, which is better: winning or competing?' My response was instantaneous:...
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Distant Corners: American Soccer's History of Missed Opportunities and Lost Causes

David Wangerin · Temple University Press
Format: Print book

From bestselling author David Wangerin, a history of America's curious relationship with the "beautiful game"
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Scuba Diving - 4th Edition

Dennis Graver · Human Kinetics; 4 edition
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Scuba Diving provides a clear, thorough, and captivating learning experience for all who want to take the plunge. Packed with beautiful full-color photographs and detailed diving instruction, this updated edition is the preferred guide for recreational divers, diving instructors, and students...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Surfing Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Wave Riding

John Robison · International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to boss Author John Robison uses hundreds of pictures-- comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrate every aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques, etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining, easy-to-understand...
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The Last Great Game: Duke vs. Kentucky and the 2.1 Seconds That Changed Basketball

Gene Wojciechowski · Blue Rider Press
Format: Book

The definitive book on the greatest game in the history of college basketball, and the dramatic road both teams took to get there. March 28, 1992. The final of the NCAA East Regional, Duke vs. Kentucky. The 17,848 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia and the millions watching on TV could...
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Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War

Brian Curtis · Flatiron Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace...
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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

AARON JAMES · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that - in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - uses the experience and the ethos of surfing to explore key concepts in philosophy. The existentialist philosopher...
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Ballplayer

Chipper Jones · Dutton
Pages: 369

Before Chipper Jones became an eight-time All-Star who amassed Hall of Fame-worthy statistics during his nineteen-year career with the Atlanta Braves, he was a country boy from small-town Pierson, Florida, who played baseball in the backyard with his dad and dreamed of the major leagues....
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

Juliet Macur · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of Lance Armstrong's spectacular rise and fall.In June 2013, when Lance Armstrong fled his palatial home in Texas, downsizing in the face of multimillion-dollar lawsuits, Juliet Macur was there—talking to his girlfriend and children and listening to Armstrong's...
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The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport

Carl Hiaasen · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen's hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways...
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