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Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City

Kent Babb · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

A heartbreaking and inspiring true story - Friday Night Lights meets Ghettoside - of a New Orleans high school football team and their head coach's mission to protect his players' lives.On the west bank of the Mississippi, across from the tourist-heavy French Quarter, lies the New Orleans...
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Breathe: A Life in Flow

Rickson Gracie · ?Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

From legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA master Rickson Gracie comes a riveting, insightful memoir that weaves together the story of Gracie's stunning career with the larger history of the Gracie family dynasty and the founding of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, showing how the connection...
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Pastoral Song: A Farmer's Journey

James Rebanks · Custom House
Format: Hardcover

THE ACCLAIMED INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER"A brilliant, beautiful book" (Sunday Times) : the New York Times bestselling author of A Shepherd's Life chronicles his family's farm in England's Lake District across three generations as they lose and reclaim "the old ways,"...
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Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP

Mirin Fader · Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

As the face of the NBA's new world order, Giannis Antetokounmpo has overcome unfathomable obstacles to become a symbol of hope for people all over the world, the personification of the American Dream. But his backstory remains largely untold, and Fader unearths new information about...
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The Barcelona Complex: Lionel Messi and the Making--and Unmaking--of the World's Greatest Soccer Club

Simon Kuper · ?Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

FC Barcelona is not just the world's highest grossing sports club, it is simply one of the most influential organizations on the planet. At last count, it had approximately 214 million social media followers, more than any other sports club except Real Madrid CF - and by one earlier...
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Horse Crazy: The Story of a Woman and a World in Love with an Animal

Sarah Maslin Nir




It may surprise you to learn that there are over seven million horses in America - even more than when they were the only means of transportation - and nearly two million horse owners. Acclaimed journalist and avid equestrian Sarah Maslin Nir is one of them; she began
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The Master: The Brilliant Career of Roger Federer

Christopher Clarey · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

There have been other biographies of Roger Federer, but never one with this kind of access to the man himself, his support team, and the most prominent figures in the game, including such rivals as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Roddick. In The Master, New York Times correspondent...
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Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness

David Gessner

"Leave it as it is," Theodore Roosevelt announced while viewing the Grand Canyon for the first time. "The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it." Roosevelt's pronouncement signaled the beginning of an environmental fight that still wages today. T
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Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Andrea Pitzer
Format: Hardcover

The human story has always been one of perseverance - often against remarkable odds. The most astonishing survival tale of all might be that of 16th-century Dutch explorer William Barents and his crew of sixteen, who ventured farther north than any Europeans before and, on their third polar...
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Out of the Pocket: Football, Fatherhood, and College GameDay Saturdays

Kirk Herbstreit · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

Kirk Herbstreit is a reflection of the sport he loves, a reflection of his football-crazed home state of Ohio, where he was a high school star and Ohio State captain, and a reflection of another Ohio State football captain thirty-two years earlier: his dad Jim, who battled Alzheimer's...
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