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Ice Bowl '67: The Packers, the Cowboys, and the Game That Changed the NFL

Chuck Carlson · Sports Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

For those players who remain, the scars still run deep when it comes to the infamous "Ice Bowl," played December 31, 1967, between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.There are players even today who suffer the ravages of frostbite and lung damage from a game many of the players...
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Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

KEITH O'BRIEN · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s - and won Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi‑day events, and cities...
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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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Basketball: A Love Story

DAN KLORES · Crown Archetype
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping and revelatory history of basketball, drawing upon hundreds of hours of interviews with the greatest players, coaches, executives, and journalists in the history of the game.In an effort to tell the complete story of basketball in all its fascinating dimensions, celebrated journalists...
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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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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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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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Paris in Stride: An Insider's Walking Guide

Sarah Moroz · Rizzoli International Publications
Pages: 170
Format: Paperback

A local's treasure map to the sites where Parisians know to go to be oh-so-Parisian. Finally, the "must-do, must-visit, must-see" travel list given to you by the Parisian friend you've been longing to have. Charmingly illustrated throughout, this practical guide will transport...
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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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What We Think About When We Think About Soccer

Simon Critchley · Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

You play soccer. You watch soccer. You live soccer You breathe soccer. But do you think about soccer?Soccer is the world's most popular sport, inspiring the absolute devotion of countless fans around the globe. But what is it about soccer that makes it so compelling to watch, discuss, and think...
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The Beautiful Race: The Story of the Giro d'Italia

COLIN O'BRIEN · Pegasus Books
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the Giro d'Italia in all its kaleidoscopic glory after more than one-hundred stagings of this glorious race.Born of tumult in 1909, the Giro d'Italia helped unite a nation. Since then, it has reflected it's home country -- the Giro's capricious and unpredictable nature...
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The Patch

John McPhee · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An "album quilt," an artful assortment of nonfiction writings by John McPhee that have not previously appeared in any bookThe Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It is divided into two parts. Part 1, "The...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

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

The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games -- by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time. Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt has been hailed by the Wall Street Journal for writing "with the expansive eye of a social and cultural critic"...
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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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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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