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North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

SCOTT JUREK · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail.Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable...
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Classic Hunting Tales

Vin T Sparano · Beaufort Books
Pages: 215
Format: Hardcover

No matter when and where it's done, the love - and dangers - of hunting will always remain.For more than forty million Americans who hunt, here is the ideal companion. Vincent T. Sparano, a lifelong devotee of hunting stories - and himself a hunter - presents these timeless tales, each...
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The Night Wilt Scored 100: Tales from Basketball's Past

Eric Nadel · Taylor Pub
Pages: 185
Format: Paperback

Essays about basketball history cover forgotten teams, great players and their nicknames, strange innovations, and the worst team in NBA history
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The Runner: Four Years Living and Running in the Wilderness

Markus Torgeby · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

As a teenager, Markus Torgeby turned out to be a very talented long-distance runner. It didn't take long before he was discovered by an enthusiastic coach who set very high goals. However, while Markus performed brilliantly in training, during competitions he often failed inexplicably....
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Earnhardts : the saga of nascar's first family.

Jay Busbee · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A colorful, fearless portrait of the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR, the Earnhardts, and the rise of the world's fastest stock car racing organization.More than sixty years ago, Ralph Earnhardt toiled in a cotton mill in his native North Carolina to support his growing family....
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The Courage of Magic Johnson

Peter Pascarelli · Starfire
Pages: 115
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Everyone calls Earvin Johnson "Magic." His gravity-defying moves, split-second passes, and game-winning shots are only part ot the reason. Throughout his remarkable career with the Los angeles Lakers. Magic has embodied the qualities of teamwork, discipline, courage, and leadership...
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

SRIDHAR PAPPU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers...
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The Cardinals Way: How One Team Embraced Tradition and Moneyball at the Same Time

Howard Megdal · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The St. Louis Cardinals have experienced the kind of success that is rare in baseball. Regarded by many as the premier organization in Major League Baseball, they not only win, but do so with an apparently bottomless pool of talent, one that is mostly homegrown.Despite years of phenomenal...
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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Johnny Anonymous · Dey Street Books
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football...
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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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From the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love

RAY ALLEN · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.Playing in the NBA for eighteen years, Ray Allen won championships...
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A Ringside Affair: Boxing's Last Golden Age

JAMES LAWTON · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For nearly three decades--throughout boxing's most engrossing era from 1977 through 2002--James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tommy Hitman Hearns, Roberto Duran, Mike Tyson,...
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Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life

Charles Jardine · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

With over 100 movies and two Academy Awards to his credit over six decades, Hollywood legend Michael Caine shares the wisdom, stories, insight, and skills that life has taught him in his remarkable career--and now his 85th year. One of our best-loved actors Michael Caine has starred in a huge...
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Life Is Not an Accident: A Memoir of Reinvention

Jay Williams Ph. D. · Harpercollins
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

This big-hearted memoir by the most promising professional basketball player of his generation details his rise to NBA stardom, the terrible accident that ended his career and plunged him into a life-altering depression, and how he ultimately found his way out of the darkness.Ten years...
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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Riding the Iron Curtain

Tim Moore · Pegasus Books
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Tim Moore and a rickety metal steed are back together -- riding the entirety of the Iron Curtain, where history, mechanical failures, physical endurance, and humor come together for "the Bill Bryson on two wheels." Not content with tackling the Italian Alps or the route of the Tour...
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