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Raising a Soul Surfer: One Family's Epic Tale

Cheri Hamilton · Regal
Format: Hardcover

Cheri Hamilton, Bethany’s mom, tells the inspiring story of the Hamilton Family.Bethany Hamilton’s incredible story of surviving and thriving in the wake of a shark attack, told in her best-selling autobiography Soul Surfer, has sold more than 1.5 million copies. Yet her family’s...
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The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport

Carl Hiaasen · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen's hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways...
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Not Without Hope

Nick Schuyler · William Morrow; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Not Without Hope is the true story of the headline-making tragedy that took the lives of three football players: NFL stars Marquis Cooper and Corey Smith, and Will Bleakley from the University of South Florida. Told by the sole survivor of the ill-fated fishing trip, Nick Schuyler, with...
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Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL

Rob Ruck · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How a tiny Pacific archipelago is producing more players - from Troy Polamalu to Marcus Mariota - for the NFL than anywhere else in the world, by an award-winning sports historian Football is at a crossroads, its future imperiled by the very physicality that drives its popularity. Its grass...
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The Climb of My Life: Scaling Mountains with a Borrowed Heart

Kelly Perkins · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When Kelly Perkins learned she needed a heart transplant at the age of 30, she thought the active healthy life she loved was over. From the brink of death to the summit of Mt. Fuji, Kelly, with the support of her husband Craig, not only survived the transplant surgery, but became the first...
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It's Only a Game

Terry Bradshaw · Pocket Books
Pages: 257
Format: Book

This is the absolutely guaranteed 100% mostly true story of Terry Bradshaw: the man who gained sports immortality as the first quarterback to win four Super Bowls -- and the man who later became America's most popular sports broadcaster. IT'S ONLY A GAME "I had a real job once,"...
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The Complete Book of Soccer

Chris Hunt · Firefly Books; Second Edition, Fully Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

Updated with the results of the World Cup 2010 and all the latest international soccer action. The Complete Book of Soccer captures the color and passion of the world's most popular spectator sport. This revised and updated edition is packed with new photographs and new content, including...
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Women's Sports: What Everyone Needs to Know

Jaime Schultz · Oxford University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Although girls and women account for approximately 40 percent of all athletes in the United States, they receive only 4 percent of the total sport media coverage. SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship program, dedicates less than 2 percent of its airtime to women. Local news networks devote...
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Chalked up : inside elite gymnastics' merciless coaching, overzealous parents, eating disorders, and elusive Olympic dreams

Jennifer Sey · William Morrow
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Told from the perspective of a 1988 world champion, a behind-the-scenes account of the personal toll of Olympics competitiveness reveals how her stage parents, abusive coaches, and manipulative sponsors pushed her to the limits of her physical and mental health.
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Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton: Including Jackson Hole

Becky Lomax · Moon Travel
Pages: 420
Format: Paperback

Find Your Adventure with Moon Travel Guides!Forge your way through forests, across mountain peaks, past geysers, and more with Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton.Inside you'll find:Itineraries for every timeline, budget, and travel style, ranging from one day in each park to a week-long...
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Guts and Genius: The Story of Three Unlikely Coaches Who Came to Dominate the NFL in the '80s

Bob Glauber · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How three football legends -- Bill Walsh, Joe Gibbs, and Bill Parcells -- won eight Super Bowls during the 1980s and changed football forever. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Bill Walsh, Joe Gibbs...
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