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Is There Life After Football?: Surviving the NFL

Richard S. Jones · NYU Press
Format: Hardcover

In January 2014, President Barack Obama made headlines when he confided to New Yorker reporter Davis Remnick that, if he had a son, he would discourage him from playing in the NFL. "I would not let my son play pro football," he told the writer. Obama's words came on the heels...
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How Cycling Can Save the World

Peter Walker · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Peter Walker - reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog - shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world - and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation...
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Philip H Knight · Scribner
Pages: 386
Format: Print book

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.Young, searching,...
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Knopf
Pages: 203
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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Acrobatics for Children and Teenagers: From the Basics to Spectacular Human Balance Figures

Michael Blume · Meyer & Meyer Fachverlag und Buchhandel GmbH
Format: Book

This book teaches the basics of partner acrobatics with children and teenagers. It shows the reader how to organize practice sessions and arrange performances. A practical section presents simple acrobatic figures that have proved to be of value in practice.
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Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak

Andy Hall · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time.In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world....
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The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Molly Knight · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"From the outside looking in, the Dodgers have been a bubbling cauldron of personality, talent and moods, with the occasional dollop of jealousy. In The Best Team Money Can Buy, it's as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors to see it for yourself." - Buster...
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