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The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes: A Comprehensive History

Richard Sowers - Not Avail
Format: Paperback

This is the definitive history of thoroughbred racings three premier events, which have never before been explored in such detail. This book gives the history of Americas classic races from the inaugural Belmont Stakes in 1867 through 2013, identifying which equine participants were truly...
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Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field

Howard Bryant - Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

A bold and impassioned meditation on injustice in our country that punctures the illusion of a postracial America and reveals it as a place where authoritarianism looms large.Whether the issues are protest, labor, patriotism, or class division, it is clear that professional sports are no longer...
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Mud, Rocks, Blazes: Letting Go on the Appalachian Trail

Heather Anderson - Mountaineers Books
Format: Paperback

Despite her success setting a self-supported Fastest Known Time record on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013, Heather "Anish" Anderson still had such deep-seated insecurities that she became convinced her feat had been a fluke. So two years later she set out again, this time hiking...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein - Doubleday, 2016.
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John...
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Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Roland Lazenby - Little
Format: Print book

Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan...
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Bicycle Repair Manual, Seventh Edition

DK - DK; 7th edition
Format: 7th Edition

The most up-to-date bicycle maintenance guide on the market, covering all types of bicycles: road, racing, mountain, hybrid, BMX, and children's. This is the essential manual for beginners and experienced cyclists alike. Step-by-step sequences show how to make bicycle repairs, from...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

To mark the twentieth anniversary of his historic win at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods will for the first time reflect on the record-setting win both on and off the course. In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn't until...
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Parcells: A Football Life

Nunyo Demasio - Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated...
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Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge

Sean Patrick Hill - Menasha Ridge Press
Format: Paperback

Hike and Backpack in Nature's Stunning Beauty With the most rock arches east of the Mississippi, the Red River Gorge stands alone for scenery. Get the definitive guide to this famous region -- including the Red River Gorge Geological Area, Natural Bridge State Resort Park, and Clifty...
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