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Why Knot?: How to Tie More than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving, and Secure Knots!
Why Knot?: How to Tie More than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving, and Secure Knots!

Philippe Petit · Harry N. Abrams; Nov edition
Format: Hardcover

On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's twin towers, where he performed for nearly an hour. During this history-making walk, and many others throughout his celebrated career, knots have always been indispensable...
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Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City
Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City

Bradley Garrett · Verso
Format: Book

It is assumed that every inch of the world has been explored and charted; that there is nowhere new to go. But perhaps it is the everyday places around us—the cities we live in—that need to be rediscovered. What does it feel like to find the city’s edge, to explore its forgotten...
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Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present
Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present

Gail Buckland · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

From the creator/editor of Who Shot Rock & Roll ("I loved this book" - Dwight Garner, The New York Times. "Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read") , a book that brings together the work of 165 extraordinary photographers, most of their images heralded, most...
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2014 Official Rules of Major League Baseball
2014 Official Rules of Major League Baseball

Triumph Books · Triumph Books
Format: Book

An important resource for umpires, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of Major League Baseball (MLB), this handbook lists the dos and don’ts of the national pastime. Fully up-to-date, this book contains the official and sanctioned MLB rules and their interpretations per the Playing...
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The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers
The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers

Jon Pessah · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The incredible inside story of power, money, and baseball's last twenty yearsIn the fall of 1992, America's National Pastime is in crisis and already on the path to the unthinkable: cancelling a World Series for the first time in history. The owners are at war with each other, their...
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Deerland: America's Hunt for Ecological Balance and the Essence of Wildness
Deerland: America's Hunt for Ecological Balance and the Essence of Wildness

Al Cambronne · Lyons Press
Format: Paperback

In 1942 America fell in love with Bambi. But now, that love-affair has turned sour.  Behind the unassuming grace and majesty of America’s whitetail deer is the laundry list of human health, social, and ecological problems that they cause. They destroy crops, threaten motorists,...
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Hiking Big Bend National Park: A Guide to the Big Bend Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures, including Big Bend Ranch State Park
Hiking Big Bend National Park: A Guide to the Big Bend Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures, including Big Bend Ranch State Park

Laurence Parent · Falcon Guides; 3rd Edition edition
Format: Print book

For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors.Hiking Big Bend National Park features...
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Shooter's Bible, 108th Edition: The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference
Shooter's Bible, 108th Edition: The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference

Jay Cassell · W W Norton
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, as well as for thousands of guns that have been in production and are currently on the market. Nearly every firearms...
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Sailing Around the World: 80 Destinations
Sailing Around the World: 80 Destinations

Elisabetta Eo?rdegh; Carlo Auriemma; Erin Jennison · White Star Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The idea of sailing around the world fascinates even the landlubbers among us. Elisabetta Eördegh and Carlo Auriemma have actually lived this dream for more than 20 years, journeying from the Polynesian islands to the Panama Canal. Here, through breathtaking images, they share their...
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Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America
Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America

Charles Russo · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

In the spring of 1959, eighteen-year-old Bruce Lee returned to San Francisco, the city of his birth, and quickly inserted himself into the West Coast's fledgling martial arts culture. Even though Asian fighting styles were widely unknown to mainstream America, Bruce encountered a robust...
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One Punch from the Promised Land: Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title
One Punch from the Promised Land: Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title

John Florio · Lyons Press
Format: Print book

It was 1976 when Leon and Michael Spinks first punched their way into America’s living rooms. That year, they became the first brothers to win Olympic gold in the same Games. Shortly thereafter, they became the first brothers to win the heavyweight title: Leon toppled The Greatest,...
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Rifle Guide (Field & Stream): Rifle Skills You Need
Rifle Guide (Field & Stream): Rifle Skills You Need

Dave Petzal · Weldon Owen; Original edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

From the most trusted brand in outdoor sports, Field & Stream, this book is drawn from the Total Gun Manual, the latest in the top-selling series that began with The Total Outdoorsman (200,000 copies in print!). Author David Petzal is an award-winning gun writer with decades of experience...
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Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior
Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior

John Man · William Morrow; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The first major pop history of the Japanese stealth assassins, John Man's Ninja is a meticulously researched, entertaining blend of mythology, anthropology, travelogue, and history of the legendary shadow warriors.Spies, assassins, saboteurs, and secret agents, Ninja have become the subject...
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Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl
Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

Jase Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening book, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson...
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