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The Beautiful Ones

Prince · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time - featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death. Prince was a musical...
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The Total Fitness Manual: Transform Your Body in 12 Weeks

Gold's Gym · Weldon Owen
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Looking to get in shape? The experts at the world renowned Gold's Gym have compiled all the essential information to bring you the Total Fitness Manual. This definitive guide to fitness, strength training and nutrition will help you find the new you in no time. The Total Fitness Manual...
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Finding the Missed Path: The Art of Restarting Horses

Mark Rashid · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

"Horses are a lot like people," says renowned horseman Mark Rashid. "When there are gaps in understanding, confusion, and thus frustration, worry, and even anger are sure to follow."Horses often grow up with these "gaps" in their training and education. When...
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Camp So-And-So

Mary McCoy · Carolrhoda Lab TM
Pages: 424
Format: Hardcover

The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter came with a glossy brochure with photographs of young women climbing rocks, performing Shakespearean...
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The 1997 Masters: My Story

Tiger Woods · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Large print book

To mark the twentieth anniversary of his historic win at the 1997 Masters, Tiger Woods will for the first time reflect on the record-setting win both on and off the course. In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn't...
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Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

Marty Appel · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most enduring and influential characters, from New York Times bestselling author and baseball writer Marty Appel. As a player, Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel's contemporaries included Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson...
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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...

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The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life

Rick Ankiel · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On October 3, 2000, 21-year-old pitcher Rick Ankiel took the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League division series. All was going well until Ankiel, who'd been lauded as the next Bob Gibson, threw a pitch that missed the mitt--wildly. Then he threw another....
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The Secrets of My Life

KATHERINE SUE NEWPORT · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future.
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Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri: The definitive guide to the region's top multiuse trails

RAILS-TO-TRAILS CONSERVANCY. · WILDERNESS PR
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Whether you're looking for a trail for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride with the family, or something a bit more challenging, you'll find it in this comprehensive trail guide highlighting the best, most highly rated trails in Rail-Trails Iowa and Missouri. Many of the trails were...
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