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Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio

MR DAVID THOMSON · Yale University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

Behind the scenes at the legendary Warner Brothers film studio, where four immigrant brothers transformed themselves into the moguls and masters of American fantasyWarner Bros charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through...
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Playing Hurt: My Journey from Despair to Hope

John Saunders · Da Capo Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

In Playing Hurt, a leading figure in the sports world-the quintessential "man's man," who seems to have it all-confesses his constant battle with depression. John Saunders welcomes readers into the heart of his desperate struggle through insights into the root causes of depression...
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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact Sports

Bennet Omalu · Zondervan
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster's body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death...
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Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors

Eva Shockey · Convergent Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game, Eva Shockey is a TV and social media phenomenon at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls who are passionate about outdoor sports. Eva Shockey grew up expecting to be a dancer like her glamorous...
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

PHIL SAVAGE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With a Preface by Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban and a Foreword by ESPN's College Gameday Host Rece Davis.Phil Savage first worked with Nick Saban when they both joined the Cleveland Browns' coaching staff in 1991. They were reunited in 2009 when Savage became part of the Crimson Tide...
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My First Coach: Untold Stories of NFL Quarterbacks and Their Dads

Gary Myers · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Brady vs. Manning and dean of football writers - a book that explores the many interesting facets to NFL quarterbacks and their relationships with their fathers.
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The Diesel Brothers: A Truckin' Awesome Guide to Trucks and Life

Heavy D · Gallery Books
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

Feel like somebody hit the brakes on your Diesel Brothers cravings? Discover how you can keep the gas going with this rip-roaring ride behind the scenes of Discovery Channel's popular series Diesel Brothers.In the world of monster trucks, no one builds bigger and more extreme rides - and has more...
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The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

RAFI KOHAN · Liveright
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Riotous fan behavior, wild behind-the-scenes machinations, and madcap histories dominate in this unrivaled exploration of the modern American sports stadium. The American sports stadium, in all its raucous glory, is a shockingly overlooked centerpiece of our national culture. In this game-changing...
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Seventy Summits: A Life on the Mountain

VERN TEJAS · Blue River Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

As a mountain climbing guide, it was Vern Tejas's job to climb the tallest and most dangerous mountains in the world. Always rebellious, Tejas never met a challenge he couldn't overcome, even the daunting task of climbing Mount Everest. In fact, he climbed all of the tallest mountains...
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