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Boy who runs : the odyssey of julius achon.

Julius Achon · Ballantine
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall's Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children's charity."Julius...
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Weight Training Without Injury: Over 350 Step-by-Step Pictures Including What Not to Do!

Fred Stellabotte · Regalis Publishing
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

The exercise will never hurt you--only improper form causes injury. Master the essentials of proper weight training and be safe while performing the squat, lunge, leg press, lat pulldown, reverse fly, bench press, chest fly, shoulder press, shoulder raise, biceps curl, triceps extension,...
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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart

Lynne Cox · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica ("Riveting" - Sports Illustrated) and Grayson ("Moving, mystical" - People) - a powerful book about...
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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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When Violence Is the Answer: Learning How to Do What It Takes When Your Life Is at Stake

TIM LARKIN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is-it's the only answer. The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. The words, "Move and you die." The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat. In this essential new book, self-protection...
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Five-Star Trails: Lake Tahoe: Your Guide to the Area's Most Beautiful Trails

Jordan Summers · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Covering the region surrounding the 22-mile-long lake, author Jordan Summers guides hikers along 40 of the region's best trails - all located within 25 miles of Lake Tahoe's shoreline.Trekkers can easily find the perfect hike with the complete trail descriptions for 27 day hikes...
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Boxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science

Gerald R Gems · Rowman & Lttlefield Education,
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

Sports fans have long been fascinated with boxing and the brutal demonstration of physical and psychological conflict. Accounts of the sport appear as far back as the third millennium BC, and Greek and Roman sculptors depicted the athletic ideals of the ancient era in the form of boxers....
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The Anatomy of Greatness: Lessons from the Best Golf Swings in History

Brandel Chamblee · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

In the first book from popular Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee, the network's "resident scholar and critic" (The New York Times) explores the common swing positions of the greatest players throughout history - and reveals how those commonalities can help players of every...
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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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The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak

Ed Viesturs · Broadway Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have made - or attempted - the ascentAs a high school student,...
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Thrown

Kerry Howley · Sarabande Books
Pages: 282
Format: Paperback

In this darkly funny work of literary nonfiction, a bookish young woman insinuates herself into the lives of two cage fighters - one a young prodigy, the other an aging journeyman. Acclaimed essayist Kerry Howley follows these men for three years through the bloody world of mixed martial...
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Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules

A J Mendez Brooks · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From beloved WWE champion AJ Mendez Brooks comes a raw and inspirational memoir about how her greatest weakness became the very means for her success, in the ring and in life. Recently retired WWE superstar AJ Brooks is a powerhouse - strong, quirky, and totally confident. But that wasn't...
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Two Years Before the Mast

Richard Henry Dana · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Two Years Before the Mast is a book by the American author Richard Henry Dana, published in 1840, having been written after a two-year sea voyage starting in 1834. A film adaptation under the same name was released in 1946. In the book, which takes place between 1834 and 1836, Dana gives...
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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Theo Epstein An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed "Grandpa Rossy," who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship team.In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making,...
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The Secrets of My Life

KATHERINE SUE NEWPORT · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future.
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