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Pop Culture New York City: The Ultimate Location Finder

Bob Egan · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

(Applause Books) . No doubt about it, New York City is the pop culture capital of the world. And for good reason. Movies, TV shows, iconic photographs, works of literature, landmark buildings, amazing sculptures, and historic cultural events they all happen here. While other NYC guidebooks...
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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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Stories from the Dirt: Indiscretions of an Adventure Junkie

John Long · Falcon Guides
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Riding tubes in Venezuela. BASE jumping in Europe. Climbing big walls in Yosemite. Riding bulls in Texas. These first-person stories from John Long, while vastly different in content, share an identifiable emotional texture, tone and delivery, and fundamentally are of one piece. This is storytelling...
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The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summitt

Maria M Cornelius · The University of Tennessee Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

With 1,098 wins and eight national championships, Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt has left a remarkable legacy of perseverance, leadership, and passion for the game-but her victories on the court aren't the only legacy she has left in her wake. Since the beginning of her career as Lady Vol head...
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Off Speed: Baseball, Pitching, and the Art of Deception

Terry McDermott · Pantheon
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A wonderfully informative, exuberant, and entertaining book that explores the evolution and history of baseball pitching through the story of one "perfect" game. Tracing the evolution of pitching and the pitcher's art of deception, Terry McDermott tells the fascinating story...
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A Fly Rod of Your Own

John Gierach · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant...
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Terror in the City of Champions: Murder, Baseball, and the Secret Society that Shocked Depression-era Detroit

Tom Stanton · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerDetroit, mid-1930s: In a city abuzz over its unrivaled sports success, gun-loving baseball fan Dayton Dean became ensnared in the nefarious and deadly Black Legion. The secretive, Klan-like group was executing a wicked plan of terror, murdering enemies, flogging...
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Walking the Llano: A Texas Memoir of Place

Shelley Armitage · University of Oklahoma Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

When American explorers crossed the Texas Panhandle, they dubbed it part of the "Great American Desert." A "sea of grass," the llano appeared empty, flat, and barely habitable. Contemporary developments - cell phone towers, oil rigs, and wind turbines - have only added...
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The Complete Book of Horses: Breeds, Care, Riding, Saddlery: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia Of Horse Breeds And Practical Riding Techniques With 1500 Photographs - Fully Updated

Debby/ Muir Sarah (CON)/ Draper Judith (CON) Sly · Lorenz Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Expert advice on breeds, all aspects of horse care, and step-by-step riding techniques, fully updated.
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Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts

Davis Miller · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship.On Easter weekend 1988, then struggling writer and movie store clerk Davis Miller drove to Muhammad Ali's mother's modest house in Louisville, knocked on the front door,...
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The Last Pass: Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End

Gary M Pomerantz · Penguin Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Out of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regretAbout to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first six championships on an unparalleled run, has much to look back on in contentment....
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Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game

ROB NEYER · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A's and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades.On September 8, 2017,...
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Bushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency Care

Dave Canterbury · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From wilderness expert Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods.Out in the woods or on top of a mountain, there s no calling 9-1-1....
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Let Them Play: The Mindful Way to Parent Kids for Fun and Success in Sports

Jerry Lynch · New World Library
Pages: 172
Format: Print book

American youth sports is undergoing a crisis in parental behavior: parents are fighting with refs, coaches, their kids, and each other. Verbal abuse is being thrown at adolescent referees, fist fights are breaking out on the sidelines, and leagues are having to impose new restrictions on parents'...
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Bizarre Competitions: 101 Ways to Become a World Champion

Richard Happer · Firefly Books Ltd.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

You don't have to be Usain Bolt to be a champion of the world. This book describes 101 bizarre and eccentric events that call themselves "World Championships". They are open to anyone who dares to try but it also takes skill, a lot of passion and even more madness to become crowned...
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