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Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks: A Guide To More Than 60 Great Hikes

BILL SCHNEIDER · Falcon Guides
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty of the finest hiking trails in southeastern Utah, where the breathtaking canyons, multicolored sandstone arches, and magnificent spires of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks provide the setting for countless outdoor adventures. Let veteran...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Paperback

"A people's history of the Olympics." -- New York Times Book ReviewA Boston Globe Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearThe Games is best-selling sportswriter David Goldblatt's sweeping, definitive history of the modern Olympics. Goldblatt...
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Blitzed: Why NFL Teams Gamble on Starting Rookie Quarterbacks

Thomas George · Sports Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In today's NFL, every team has a "win now" mentality. There's no time for rebuilding or down years. You need to compete each and every day, or else you're out; and that goes for the players, coaches, and front office. You either win today or you're gone tomorrow.Because...
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The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

John Eisenberg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of baseball's legendary "Ironmen," two players from different eras who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Prague

DK TRAVEL. · DK Eyewitness Travel
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooksFind your corner of Prague with this essential travel guide to this beautiful city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to Prague before you've even packed your case - cross the iconic Charles Bridge,...
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The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between LeBron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA

Ian Thomsen · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"Ian Thomsen is the perfect writer to show us The Soul of Basketball. While baseball grew old, and the NFL dealt with multiple crises, the NBA has emerged as America's game of the present and future. Riding sidecar with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Greg Popovich, Ian was there for all of it and tells...
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Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

John Carlin · Penguin Press
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

In 1985, Nelson Mandela, then in prison for twenty-three years, set about winning over the fiercest proponents of apartheid, from his jailers to the head of South Africa's military. First he earned his freedom and then he won the presidency in the nation's first free...
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Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence

Karen Crouse · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country - and whose citizens provide a model for achieving excellence while leading a well-rounded life.Norwich, a charming Vermont town of roughly three thousand...
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Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon

TIM HULL · Moon Travel
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Discover Arizona and the Grand Canyon With Moon Travel Guides!Explore Arizona's vast open spaces, fairytale canyons, and colorful culture with Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon.Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your time and budget, including: "A...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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Moon Oregon

Judy Jewell · Avalon Travel
Pages: 632
Format: Print book

Join Oregon experts Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae for an unforgettable experience. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Oregon has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience.Moon Oregon shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect...
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Himalaya Bound: One Family's Quest to Save their Animals?And an Ancient Way of Life

MICHAEL BENANEV · Pegasus Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous work of literary journalism that follows a nomadic family's fraught migration to the high Himalayan plains, as a changing world closes in around them.Following his vivid account of traveling with one of the last camel caravans on earth in Men of Salt, Michael Benanav now brings...
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The Blind Side

Michael Lewis · W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Paperback

The book behind the Academy award-winning film starring Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw -- over one million copies sold.When we first meet him, Michael Oher is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read...
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One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime

John Florio · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

One Nation Under Baseball highlights the intersection between American society and America's pastime during the 1960s, when the hallmarks of the sport - fairness, competition, and mythology - came under scrutiny. John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro examine the events of the era that reshaped...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Mexico

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Mexico will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful country has to offer, from Mexico City to the Gulf Coast and the Yucatán Peninsula.Hike the Cooper Canyon, go salsa dancing in Mexico City, or dive in the Mexican Caribbean. This newly updated...
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