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Hiking Ozarks: A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures

JD Tanner · FalconGuides; First edition
Format: Paperback

This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions.
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The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams

Michael Tackett · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From an award-winning journalist, a real Field of Dreams story about a legendary coach and the professional-caliber baseball program he built in America's heartland, where boys come summer after summer to be molded into ballplayers - and men Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours...
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Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean

Morten Andreas Strøksnes · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Norwegian Brage Prize 2015Winner of the Norwegian Critics' Prize for Literature 2015Winner of the Norwegian Reine Ord Prize at Lofoten International Literature Festival 2016A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean, for readers...
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Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History

Curt Menefee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A refreshing and though-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat - those on the flip side of an epic triumph - and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.Every sports fan recalls with amazing...
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Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's

Jason Turbow · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

How the Oakland A's of the 1970s-a revolutionary band of brawling winners led by Reggie Jackson, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Sal Bando, and Rollie Fingers-won three straight championships and knocked baseball into the modern ageThe Oakland A's of the early 1970s were the most transformative...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer...
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Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Hikes in the Virginias: 2nd Edition

David Lillard · Stackpole Books; 2 edition
Format: Print book

46 day hikes and overnight trips in Virginia and West VirginiaComplete with elevation profiles, topographic maps, descriptions of terrain, and notes on landmarks, side trails, and sheltersIncludes directions to trailheads and information on available parkingCompletely revised and updated...
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Hometown Heroes: The Single Franchise Baseball Stars of the 20th Century

Clay Sigg · Newtype
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

Throughout the history of baseball, over 18,000 ballplayers have seen action in a major league uniform, yet only 177 men have spent their entire big league careers exclusively with a single team. Playing an entire career with one organization is an extraordinary achievement. Hometown fans...
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Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer

TOM CALLAHAN · HARPERCOLLINS
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a spotlight on one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game, Arnold Palmer.The winner of more than ninety championships, including four Masters Tournaments, Arnold Palmer was a legend in twentieth century sports:...
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Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters

MARK KINGWELL · Biblioasis
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"Mark Kingwell is a beautiful writer, a lucid thinker and a patient teacher ... His insights are intellectual anchors in a fast-changing world. " - Naomi Klein "[Mark Kingwell] illuminates on almost every page. " - Los Angeles Times "Kingwell's musings on angling...
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Carry on.

Lisa Fenn · Harperwave
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer's unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bonds - blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family - would...
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Gun Digest 2015

Jerry Lee · Gun Digest Books; sixty-ninth Edition edition
Format: Book

Youll enjoy this gun book ifYou want updated information and gun reviews on both recently released firearms older gunsYoure looking for an accurate firearms catalogYou want to read about all things guns, from handloading, to ammunition moreFor nearly 7 decades, Gun Digest has been regarded...
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The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

RAFI KOHAN · Liveright
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Riotous fan behavior, wild behind-the-scenes machinations, and madcap histories dominate in this unrivaled exploration of the modern American sports stadium. The American sports stadium, in all its raucous glory, is a shockingly overlooked centerpiece of our national culture. In this game-changing...
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Bleeding Orange: Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball

Jim Boeheim · Harper
Format: Hardcover

In this candid autobiography, Syracuse head coach and long time college basketball fixture Jim Boeheim reflects on his life, his teachers, and the game he loves.Jim Boeheim walked onto the Syracuse campus as a freshman in 1963 . . . and never walked off. A man who has been written off at various...
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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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