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The Total Motorcycling Manual

Mark Lindemann · Weldon Owen
Format: Hardcover

Whether you’re a daily commuter, a weekend touring rider, or an off-road dirt fiend, this comprehensive guide from the experts at Cycle World magazine has the tried-and-true tips and tricks you need. Covers buying the right bike, riding safely, touring on two wheels, and maintaining...
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Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream

JOE TONE · One World
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border - and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy José and Miguel Treviño were bonded by blood and a shared vision of a better life. But they chose different paths that...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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Plyometric Anatomy

Derek Hansen · Human Kinetics
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Elite players, coaches, and trainers rely on plyometrics to develop power, agility, speed, strength, body control, balance, and overall athletic performance. With this authoritative guide on plyometrics, you can too! In Plyometric Anatomy, authors Derek Hansen, coach and consultant to elite...
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Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow

Michael Thompson · Ballantine Books
Format: Kindle Edition

Homesick & Happy - How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow by Michael Thompson is a must read for today's parents. In an age when it's the rare child who walks to school on his own, the thought of sending your "little ones" off to sleep-away camp can be overwhelming-for...
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Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

A bare-knuckled, tell-all memoir from Mike Tyson, the onetime heavyweight champion of the world—and a legend both in and out of the ring. Philosopher, Broadway headliner, fighter, felon—Mike Tyson has defied stereotypes, expectations, and a lot of conventional wisdom during...
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Stealing Games: How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York Giants

Maury Klein · Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The 1911 New York Giants stole an astonishing 347 bases, a record that still stands more than a century later. That alone makes them special in baseball history, but as Maury Klein relates in Stealing Games they also embodied a rapidly changing America on the cusp of a faster, more frenetic...
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Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest

Editors of Sports Illustrated · Sports Illustrated
Format: Hardcover

Whos the greatest center of all time, Wilt Chamberlain or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? Where does Shaquille ONeal land in the rankings? Would you pick Tim Duncan or Charles Barkley as the better power forward? Whos your best Sixth Man? Where does LeBron James rank among small forwards? Sports...
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Singlehanded Sailing: Thoughts, Tips, Techniques & Tactics

Andrew Evans · International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

It takes thousands of hours of sailing to get the kind of knowledge contained in this book. -- from the Foreword by Bruce Schwab The ONLY bible for how to sail your boat fast, safe, and alone Solo sailing is within any sailors grasp with a little forethought--and this essential guide....
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Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks: 89 Kicks from Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, and Others

Marc de Bremaeker · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight! This illustrated guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai,...
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Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive & Destiny

Joe Garner · Jeff Gordon Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The first-ever authorized biography of Jeff Gordon, the four-time champion racing legend. For over a year, Garner interviewed and observed Gordon at races, special events, and at home. The book is based on extensive interviews with Gordon - as well as in-depth interviews with dozens of family...
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Shooter's Bible, 108th Edition: The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference

Jay Cassell · W W Norton
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, as well as for thousands of guns that have been in production and are currently on the market. Nearly every firearms...
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Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution

Brian Kenny · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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The Horse Encyclopedia

Elwyn Hartley Edwards · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

The Horse Encyclopedia is a comprehensive photographic guide to more than 150 horse and pony breeds and types from around the world.Browse through the catalog of gorgeous photographs and learn about the characteristics and origins of each breed, from Friesians to Thoroughbreds, and some...
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So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules

Ben Austro · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"The motherlode of NFL rules and their interpretations. Whether you know everything about on- and off-field rules or are a true novice, Austro deftly illustrates the ins and outs of the NFL rulebook using examples from actual games. Test your inner referee with questions about the correct...
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