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Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football

Gilbert M. Gaul · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A penetrating examination of how the elite college football programs have become 'giant entertainment businesses that happened to do a little education on the side.'" - Mark Kram, The New York TimesTwo-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul offers a riveting...
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The Mountain: My Time on Everest

Ed Viesturs · Touchstone; Second Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love letter to the world’s highest peak.In The Mountain, veteran world-class climber...
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Unstoppable: My Life So Far

Maria/ Cohen Rich Sharapova · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, the candid, captivating story of her rise to tennis stardomIn the middle of the night, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. They ring the bell, though no one is expecting...
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Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success

Shalini Shankar · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An anthropologist uses spelling bees as a lens to examine the unique and diverse traits of Generation Z--and why they are destined for successAt first glance, Generation Z (youth born after 1997) seems to be made up of anxious overachievers, hounded by Tiger Moms and constantly tracked...
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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road

KATE HARRIS · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven't felt for years. It's a modern classic." - Pico IyerA brilliant, fierce writer makes her debut with this enthralling travelogue and memoir of her journey by bicycle along the Silk Road - an illuminating...
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The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire

John Eisenberg · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The epic tale of the five owners who shepherded the NFL through its tumultuous early decades and built the most popular sport in America The National Football League is a towering, distinctly American colossus spewing out $13 billion in annual revenue. Yet its current dominance has obscured...
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Strong Is the New Beautiful: Embrace Your Natural Beauty, Eat Clean, and Harness Your Power

Lindsey Vonn · Dey St.
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Lessons in strength, fitness, food, and attitude from the popular world champion skier and beauty icon - Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn. Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn wants women to stop thinking about "losing weight fast," and instead focus on loving their bodies for what...
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Boost!: How the Psychology of Sports Can Enhance your Performance in Management and Work

Michael Bar-Eli · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

To perform better in any situation - in your career, hobbies, relationships, or in any facet of your life - it is critical to develop psychological skills, which, just like physical abilities, can be taught, learned, and practiced. Both as individuals and as groups, we can tone these psychological...
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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

AARON JAMES · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that - in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - uses the experience and the ethos of surfing to explore key concepts in philosophy. The existentialist philosopher...
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Best Easy Day Hikes the Four Corners

JD Tanner · Falcon Guides
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback

Best Easy Day Hikes the Four Corners offers day hikes and is encouraged for visitors, locals looking for fun challenges, and families wanting to hike together. Every hike includes prominent landmarks, GPS coordinates and waypoints, detailed hike descriptions and maps, and easy-to-find trailhead...
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Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius

John Carlin · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of the rise and fall of South African Olympic and Gold Medal-winning Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, from his personal and athletic success to the murder charge that rocked the world and put both the man, and post-Apartheid South Africa, on trial.Oscar Pistorius...
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Spartan Fit!: 30 Days. Transform Your Mind. Transform Your Body. Commit to Grit. No Gym Required.

Joe De Sena · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of Spartan Up! a complete 30-day workout and diet plan to help you reach peak performance Joe De Sena designed the Spartan races to test overall conditioning: strength, flexibility, endurance, and speed. His signature take-no-prisoners approach to achieving...
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Floodlights and Touchlines: A History of Spectator Sport

Rob Steen · Bloomsbury Academic
Format: Hardcover

Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2014 Spectator sport is living, breathing, non-stop theatre for all.Focusing on spectator sports and their accompanying issues, tracing their origins, evolution and impact, inside the lines and beyond the boundary, this book...
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Lonely Planet Tibet

Bradley Mayhew · Lonely Planet; 9 edition
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Tibet is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike around sacred Mt Kailash, join pilgrims at the Jokhang, Tibet's holiest sanctum,...
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Valley Walls

Glen Denny
Format:  eBook : Document : English

Half a century ago a rag-tag group of innovators was building a foundation for modern American rock climbing from a makeshift home base in Yosemite. Photographer Glen Denny was a key figure in this golden age of climbing, capturing pioneering feats on camera while tackling challenging ascents...
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