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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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Earnhardts : the saga of nascar's first family.

Jay Busbee · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A colorful, fearless portrait of the larger-than-life first family of NASCAR, the Earnhardts, and the rise of the world's fastest stock car racing organization.More than sixty years ago, Ralph Earnhardt toiled in a cotton mill in his native North Carolina to support his growing family....
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Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Roland Lazenby · Little
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan...
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Qb : an autobiography

Steve Young · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the most candid and compelling sports memoir since Andre Agassi's riveting bestseller Open, former San Francisco 49er, Super Bowl champion, NFL MVP, and Hall of Famer Steve Young gives readers an unprecedented and stunning inside look at what it takes to become a super-elite professional...
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Jadlow: On The Rebound: Todd Jadlow tells all about playing for Bob Knight, his professional life filled with drugs, alcohol and years in jail, and his inspiring road to recovery.

Todd Jadlow · Hilltop30 Publishers
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

Todd Jadlow grew up in small-town Salina, Kansas and played college basketball at Indiana University for legendary coach Bob Knight. He played professional basketball for more than decade in the U.S., Europe and South America, basically playing basketball and partying his way around the world...
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Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History

Marty Gitlin · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics. Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes. Title IX is passed. Some moments in sports - whether they take place on a track, on a tennis court, or in a courtroom - transcend the event itself. Some have helped...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson · Ballantine
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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Through The Eyes of a Champion - The Brandon Burlsworth Story

Jeff Kinley · New Leaf Press
Pages: 283
Format: Hardcover

This book is the inspiring biography of a local boy who makes good. Brandon Burlsworth excelled in high school football, making All-Conference and All-State. He walked on to the University of Arkansas to become the first All-American from that program in a decade. He was selected in the third...
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This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon

L Jon Wertheim · Crown Archetype
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This is Your Brain on Sports is the book for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them. Sports Illustrated executive editor and bestselling author L. Jon Wertheim teams up with Tufts psychologist Sam Sommers to take readers on a wild...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn...
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The Valley Boys: The Story of the 1958 Springs Valley Black Hawks

W. Timothy Wright · Lulu Publishing Services
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

In the summer of 1957, the Indiana towns of French Lick and West Baden decided to merge two high schools that had been fierce rivals for decades. It was a decision that did not go over well in those divided communities. W. Timothy Wright weaves the gripping story here, chronicling the events...
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Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

KEN BENSINGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World...
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Coleman The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook: The Official Cookbook from America's Camping Authority

Coleman · Oxmoor House
Pages: 271
Format: Paperback

A new cookbook from the brand that is the authority on the best camping experiences delivers the ultimate guide for creating wow-worthy campsite meals.As you'd expect from the experts at Coleman, The Outdoor Adventure Cookbook is both useful and beautiful. It's filled with 100 delicious...
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Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail: Upland Birds and Small Game from Field to Feast

Hank Shaw · H&H Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive, lushly illustrated cookbook devoted to preparing and cooking upland birds and small game, both wild and domesticated, from the author of the award-winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. Game birds have always held a high place at the table, whether it's a hunter's...
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