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Walking The Himalayas

Levison Wood · Little
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Following his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet-navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range. Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called "the toughest man on TV"...
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The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, and Literature of Pedestrianism

Geoff Nicholson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

How we walk, where we walk, why we walk tells the world who and what we are. Whether it's once a day to the car, or for long weekend hikes, or as competition, or as art, walking is a profoundly universal aspect of what makes us humans, social creatures, and engaged with the world. Cultural...
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Ballroom Dancing Step-By-Step: Learn To Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango And Jive In Over 400 Easy-To-Follow Photographs And Diagrams

Paul Bottomer · Southwater; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

A concise illustrated guide to each dance and its movements, so you can learn at home - learn the traditions, steps and routines, with tips on holds and improving your technique.
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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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Slaying the Tiger: A Year Inside the Ropes on the New PGA Tour

Shane Ryan · Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In Slaying the Tiger, one of today's boldest young sportswriters spends a season inside the ropes alongside the rising stars who are transforming the game of golf. For more than a decade, golf was dominated by one galvanizing figure: Eldrick "Tiger"...
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Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty

Charles Leerhsen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

A fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb - "The best work ever written on this American sports legend: It's a major reconsideration of a reputation unfairly maligned for decades" (The Boston Globe) .Ty Cobb...
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How Football Explains America

Sal Paolantonio · Triumph Books
Pages: 211
Format: Print book

Using some of the most prominent voices in pro sports and cultural and media criticism, How Football Explains America is a fascinating, first-of-its-kind journey through the making of America's most complex, intriguing, and popular game. ESPN's Sal Paolantonio's explores just...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
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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Fifty-Nine in '84

Edward Achorn · Smithsonia; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

“All fans of baseball, all fans of a good story, will love this book." — Professor Gordon Wood, Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize winner “This is a beautifully written, meticulously researched story about a bygone baseball era that even die-hard fans will find foreign,...
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Orr: My Story

Bobby Orr · G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the greatest sports figures of all time breaks his silence in a memoir as unique as the man himself. He has never written a memoir, authorized a biography, or talked to journalists about his past, but now he is finally ready to tell his story. Bobby Orr is often referred...
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The good son : the life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini

Mark Kriegel · Free Press
Format: Hardcover

A biography of boxing champ Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini who is considered the "real" Rocky.In the 1980s, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini wasn't merely the lightweight champ. An adoring public considered him a national hero, the real Rocky: a righteous kid in a corrupt...
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Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook

Garret Romaine · Globe Pequot Press
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

This volume gives you the basic tools to transition from "pebble pup" to expert rockhound and explains everything from geology basics, identification tips, tools of the trade, how to record your findings, and how to set up a lab or gem shop. Before you know it, you'll be driving...
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Hands of Stone: The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran

Christian Giudice · Milo Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Roberto Duran is a sporting legend. Often called the greatest boxer of all time, he held world titles at four different weights, is the only boxer in history to have fought in five different decades, and his bouts with fellow greats like Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns, and Marvin Hagler...
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