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Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War

Brian Curtis · Flatiron Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace...
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The Geocaching Handbook - The Guide for Family Friendly High Tech Treasure Hunting

Layne Cameron · The Geocaching Handbook - The Guide for Family Friendly High Tech Treasure Hunting
Format: Book

The Geocaching Handbook - The Guide for Family Friendly High Tech TREASURE Hunting will prepare you for the exciting world of Geocaching. In the more than 10 years since Geocaching started it is still going strong, in fact it is growing by leaps and bounds. This fascinating, outdoor, technology...
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Ageless Strength: Strong and Fit for a Lifetime

Jeff Horowitz · VeloPress
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Ageless Strength shows athletes and active people how to build sustainable fitness for a lifetime of active pursuits. It's a myth that our older years only bring physical decline. While it's true that we lose strength, bone density, and balance, our bodies react the same way to training...
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Everything They Had: Sports Writing from David Halberstam

David Halberstam · Hyperion
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

"Sometimes sports mirrors society, sometimes it allows us to understand the larger society a little better. But mostly, it is a world of entertainment of talented and driven young men and women who do certain things with both skill and passion."--David Halberstam David Halberstam...
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Three Ways to Capsize a Boat: An Optimist Afloat

Chris Stewart · Broadway Books
Format: Book

Chris Stewart had a long and eclectic list of jobs.  From some of the most glamorous careers – he was original drummer in Genesis - to the more offbeat - a sheep shearer and circus performer - he had done it all…or almost all.  So when he is offered the chance to captain...
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Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Maurice Isserman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Mountains were originally...
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Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

William Skidelsky · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch - but for the world of tennis - one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport.For much of the past decade,...
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What Your Horse Wants You to Know: What Horses' "Bad" Behavior Means, and How to Correct It

Gincy Self Bucklin · Howell Book House; 1 edition
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Listen to and communicate with your horse-successfully"This is a book for everyone who has ever looked at the constantly increasing list of methods and systems marketed as 'horsemanship' and wondered which of the many possible approaches would be most suitable for a particular...
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The Total Bowhunting Manual

Dave Hurteau · Weldon Owen
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Field & Stream magazine's bow-hunting experts and the authors of the Total Deer Hunter Manual, comes the book that demystifies everything about bowhunting. From crossbows to high-tech compound bows to an old-fashioned recurve find it all, accompanied by tactics for every animal...
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Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

Christopher McDougall · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. After...
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Navigation Rules: International: Inland

U.S. Coast Guard · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Paperback

For anyone who owns a boat, this is the handbook you need to own. Included are all of the official government rules and regulations that must be followed by anyone out on the water. This book will prepare you for head-on situations, avoiding collisions, using, distress signals, and will...
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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Jon Krakauer · Doubleday
Pages: 383
Format: Hardcover

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan...
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Best Dog Hikes Washington

FALCON GUIDES · Falcon Guides
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

This guidebook reveals the best hiking trails in Washington that are dog friendly. Throughout are full-color maps and photos, helpful tips and sidebars, and tailored hike specs for leash requirements. Also included is information about dog packing and preparation before you hit the trail.
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Perfect: The Rise and Fall of John Paciorek, Baseball's Greatest One-Game Wonder

Steven K. Wagner · Breakaway Books
Format: Print book

THE MAN WHO BATTED A THOUSANDA spectacular debut major-league game—then obscurity.On the final day of the 1963 major-league baseball season, Houston Colt .45s teen sensation John Paciorek—in his one and only big-league game—went three-for-three, giving him a career batting...
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