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Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

Chris Santella · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die, Chris Santella illuminates the best destinations for exploring the great outdoors. The book features the world's top spots for sleeping under the stars and enjoying a host of outdoor recreational activities that make camping such a time-honored...
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Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Canyon

Ron Adkison · Falcon Guides
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

Taking hikers to some of the most scenic sections of the fabulous Grand Canyon National Park, this book includes short descriptions and maps of seventeen easy day hikes in the park. Hikes in this book are fairly short, usually (but not always) without big hills, and are on well-defined,...
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I'd Know That Voice Anywhere: My Favorite NPR Commentaries

Frank Deford · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Frank Deford is one of the most beloved sports journalists in America. A contributing writer to Sports Illustrated for more than fifty years, and a longtime correspondent on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, these days, Deford is perhaps best known for his weekly commentaries on NPR's...
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Knopf
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality - not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own....
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Becoming a Mountain: Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime

Stephen Alter · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Stephen Alter was raised by American missionary parents in the hill station of Mussoorie, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where he and his wife, Ameeta, now live. Their idyllic existence was brutally interrupted when four armed intruders invaded their house and viciously attacked them,...
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2015–2016 Official Rules of the NHL

National Hockey League · Triumph Books (IL)
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The complete go-to resource for all the latest information on NHL rules changes and updates Extremely thorough and expertly detailed, this guide is the most valuable resource for referees, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of the National Hockey League. The singular resource for the official...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson · Ballantine
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek--told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America.

Life is fast, and I've found it's easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane,...

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Players: The Story of Sports and Money, and the Visionaries Who Fought to Create a Revolution

Matthew Futterman · Simon and Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"The business of sports has been completely transformed over the course of my lifetime, and Players is a riveting behind-the-scenes look at the beginnings of that revolution. I couldn't put it down." - Billy Beane

The astonishing untold story of the people...
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Five-Star Trails: The Ozarks: 40 Spectacular Hikes in Arkansas and Missouri

Jim Warnock · Menasha Ridge Pr
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the banks of Lake Alma to the broken-down buildings of the Rush ghost town,hikers will be amazed at the beauty and diversity of landscapes in the Ozarks. Five-Star Trails: The Ozarks is the primary tool for planning treks in the Ozark Mountain regions of Arkansas and Missouri. Hikers...
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A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

Maria Toorpakai · Twelve
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

Amazon Best Book of the Month
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Lonely planet tahiti & french polynesia

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"#1 best-selling guide to ""Tahiti & French Polynesia""*" Lonely Planet "Tahiti & French Polynesia" is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim in the sparklingly clear...
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Lonely planet belize

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to Belize *

Lonely Planet Belize is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the ancient Maya site of Caracol, dive the world-renowned...

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4:09:43 : Boston 2013 through the eyes of the runners

Hal Higdon · Human Kinetics,
Pages: 145
Format: Print book

4:09:43, takes its title from the time into the 2013 Boston Marathon when two bombs exploded and is a compilation of accounts provided by those taking part. It focuses on the accounts of 75 runners, collected through social media: blogs posted online, stories offered on Facebook and e-mails...
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String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication

David Foster Wallace · Library Of America
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

An instant classic of American sportswriting - the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, "the best mind of his generation" (A. O. Scott) and "the best tennis-writer of all time" (New York Times) Both a onetime "near-great junior tennis player" and a lifelong...
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