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Around The World On Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry's Extraordinary Ride

Peter Zheutlin · Citadel; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Peter Zheutlin's thoroughly researched account will make you wish you'd been around to catch a glimpse of the extraordinary woman as she went wheeling by. --Bill Littlefield, National Public Radio's Only A Game

Until 1894 there were no female sport stars, no product endorsement...
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Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas

Michael Hurd · University of Texas Press
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

At a time when "Friday night lights" shone only on white high school football games, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie View Interscholastic League (the African American counterpart...

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Knack Self-Defense for Women: Strategies, Moves & Everyday Tactics To Gain Confidence & Stay Safe

Chris Wright-Martell · Globe Pequot Press; Original edition
Format: Book

The statistics are spine-chilling: One in four women will be assaulted in her lifetime. With Knack Self-Defense for Women, the female gender finally has a comprehensive, picture-driven guide to personal security that covers all the essential strategies to maximize personal safety. Full-color...
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Mountainman Crafts & Skills: A Fully Illustrated Guide To Wilderness Living And Survival

David Montgomery · Lyons Press; Second Edition edition
Format: Book

Filled with valuable information for hobbyists survival enthusiasts family campers - and everyone who enjoys outdoor life Mountainman Crafts and Skills is the essential illustrated guide to wilderness living and survival How to make your own clothing shelter and equipment are all covered...
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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering: The Anthology

Baxter Black · Lyons Press
Format: Paperback

"The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the granddaddy of all cowboy poetry events, recognized by the US Senate for its pioneering role in the preservation and revitalization of this important American tradition. In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the event, this commemorative...
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The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life

Margaret Guroff · University of Texas Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

With cities across the country adding miles of bike lanes and building bike-share stations, bicycling is enjoying a new surge of popularity in America. It seems that every generation or two, Americans rediscover the freedom of movement, convenience, and relative affordability of the bicycle....
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Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar

David Thomas · Zondervan
Format: Hardcover

In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels...
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In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving

Leigh Anne Tuohy · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, the remarkable couple depicted in The Blind Side tells their own deeply inspiring storyFirst came the bestselling book, then the Oscar-nominated movie - the story of Michael Oher and the family who adopted him has become one of the most talked-about true stories of our time....
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Rush to Glory: FORMULA 1 Racing's Greatest Rivalry

Tom Rubython · Lyons Press; Reprint edition
Format: Book

The greatest duel in FORMULA 1 history: the 1976 season between Austrian Niki Lauda and Britain's James Hunt. As the '75 season ended, Hunt was out of FORMULA 1 racing while Lauda was world champion and the odds-on favorite for ’76 with a year’s contract...
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The Handgun Guide for Women: Shoot Straight, Shoot Safe, and Carry with Confidence

Tara Dixon Engel · Zenith Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The perfect book for any woman who is interested in purchasing, selecting, and owning a gun, from her first to her five-hundredth firearm.The Handgun Guide for Women gives a public voice to the legions of female gun enthusiasts in the United States. It is a common sense, step-by-step guide...
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Yoga for Runners

Christine Felstead · Human Kinetics
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

As a runner, you strike the ground 1,000 times per mile, with a force of two to three times your body weight. You can feel that impact in the muscles, ligaments, and bone structures throughout your body. Thankfully, Yoga for Runners addresses both the physical and mental demands of the sport....
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Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest

Jamling T Norgay · HarperOne
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Great Untold Story of EverestSherpas are part of our everyday parlance, yet we know so little of their world beyond their depiction as climbing wonders. In Touching My Father's Soul, Jamling Tenzing Norgay gives us an insider's view of the Sherpa world as he tells a story of Everest...
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