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Relentless: A Memoir

ROBERT SACHS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The Super Bowl champion wide receiver for the New England Patriots shares his inspiring story of an underdog kid who was always doubted to becoming one of the most reliable and inspiring players in the NFL. When the Patriots were down 28-3 in Super Bowl LI, there was at least one player...
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Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero

Nancy Schoenberger · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

John Ford and John Wayne were two titans of classic film and made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined - the Western - still matters today. For over twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western...
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The First Major: The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup

JOHN FEINSTEIN · Doubleday
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Good Walk Spoiled, a dramatic chronicle of the bitterly-fought 2016 Ryder Cup pitting a U.S. team out for revenge against the Europeans determined to keep the Cup out of American hands.Coming into 2016, the Americans had lost an astounding...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

SRIDHAR PAPPU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers...
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The Big Chair: The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager

Ned Colletti · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented, behind-the-scenes look at the career of famed former Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager (a position also known as "The Big Chair") , whose tenure spanned nine of the most exciting and turbulent years in the franchise's history. During his tenure with the Dodgers,...
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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

JOHN HODGMAN · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John...
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Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games

WALT WILLIAMS · Atria Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning videogame writer behind Spec Ops: The Line comes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how today's blockbuster video games are made.When his satirical musings in a college newspaper got him discharged from the Air Force, it became clear to Walt Williams that his destiny...
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White Mountain: A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas

ROBERT TWIGGER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping biography of the Himalayas by the acclaimed author of Angry White Pyjamas.Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus,...
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Bookshops: A Reader's History

Jorge Carrión · Biblioasis
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Bookshops is the best kind of biblio-mystery, in which a cultivated and civilized detective guides us through the labyrinth of the world's stores, stopping to talk for a while, before plunging off on the next fascinating diversion. Jorge Carrion brings page-turning excitement...
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