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Eating Aliens: One Man's Adventures Hunting Invasive Animal Species

Jackson Landers · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

North America is under attack by a wide range of invasive animals. Black spiny-tailed iguanas in Florida, Asian carp in Missouri and Virginia, nutria in Louisiana, European green crabs in Connecticut, and other alien species throughout the United States are devouring our native plants and animals,...
 
 
A Moment in Time: An American Story of Baseball, Heartbreak, and Grace

Ralph Branca · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A first-hand account of the golden era of baseball from Jackie Robinsons friend, former teammate and featured player in the 2013 biopic 42. Ralph Branca is best known for throwing the pitch that resulted in Bobby Thomsons Shot Heard Round the World, the historic home run that capped an incredible...
 
 
Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

Aspen Matis · William Morrow & Co
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis's exhilarating true-life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canada - a coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation. On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student. Overprotected by her parents...
 
 
Outside Shot: Big Dreams, Hard Times, and One County's Quest for Basketball Greatness

Keith O'Brien · St. Martin's Press; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A reporting tour de force and an utterly gripping account Outside Shot unmistakably triumphs, with the reader rooting hard for the Cardinals—and delighted that OBrien has brought his considerable skills to telling their story.  —Wayne Coffey, New York Times Book Review The Cardinals...
 
 
Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings

Peter Richmond · Blue Rider Press
Format: Print book

With eleven championship rings to his name, Phil Jackson is internationally recognized as one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. Known as a defensive disrupter and a master fouler during his early days as a New York Knick and later celebrated as the “Zen Master”...
 
 
The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

Scott Ellsworth · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental changeIn the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever. A protégé of James Naismith, the games...
 
 
Bowling Across America: 50 States in Rented Shoes

Mike Walsh · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Inspired by his father's unexpected passing, Mike Walsh, a 27 year-old Chicago advertising executive, quits his job to embark on a one-of-a-kind quest. The destination: bowling alleys in each of the 50 states. Though dubbed "career suicide" by colleagues, the endeavor soon touches...
 
 
Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry, and Baseball's Greatest Gift

Harvey Araton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

 
 
This Old Man: All in Pieces

Roger Angell · Doubleday Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Roger Angell, the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, returns with a selection of writings that celebrate a view from the tenth decade of an engaged, vibrant life. Long known for his range and supple prose (he is the only writer elected to membership in both the Baseball Hall of Fame...
 
 
Hiking Waterfalls in Washington: A Guide to the State's Best Waterfall Hikes

Adam Sawyer · Falcon Guides
Format: Paperback

Hiking Waterfalls in Washington includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for the areas most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions also include history, trivia, and GPS coordinates. This book takes you through state and national parks, forests, monuments, and wilderness...
 
 
Until It Hurts: America's Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids

Mark Hyman · Beacon Press
Pages: 146
Format: Hardcover

Near the end of a long season, fourteen-year-old baseball pitcher Ben Hyman approached his father with disappointing, if not surprising, news: his pitching shoulder was tired. With each throw to home plate, he felt a twinge in his still maturing arm. Any doctor would have advised the young...
 
 
Basic Kayaking: All the Skills and Gear You Need to Get Started

Jon Rounds

2005 National Outdoor Book Award WinnerA fully illustrated introduction to river kayaking with a full-color gear guide plus chapters on river safety and reading the waterStep-by-step instruction on essential techniques, including all major strokes and rollsThis newest title in