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The Face of War

Martha Gellhorn · Grove Press
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Martha Gellhorn was a fearless war correspondent for nearly fifty years and a leading journalistic voice of her generation. From the Spanish Civil War in 1937 through the wars in Central America in the mid-eighties, her candid reporting reflected her deep empathy for people no matter their...
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Mountains In My Heart: A Passion for Climbing

Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner · Mountaineers Books
Pages: 303
Format: Book

Effusive, charismatic, tough, Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner is one of the world's most successful high-altitude mountaineers and the first woman to climb all fourteen 8,000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen--and she also eschews high-altitude porters. Mountains in My Heart covers her early...
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What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

Scott Carney · Rodale Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern...
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When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

Carli Lloyd · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the celebrated star of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, an inspiring, uplifting, and candid memoir of how she got there In 2015, the U.S .Women's National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified...
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The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA

JASON LLOYD · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers. That same year, Jason Lloyd began to cover the team for the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron's hometown newspaper. The story he uncovered started as a tragedy but ended in incredible triumph. Back in 2010, starting in the days, weeks, and months...
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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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42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story

Ed Henry · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Jackie Robinson, Branch Rickey, and the hidden hand of God that changed history Journalist and baseball lover Ed Henry reveals for the first time the backstory of faith that guided Jackie Robinson into not only the baseball record books but the annals of civil rights advancement as well....
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To Ride the Mountain Winds: A History of Aerial Mountaineering and Rescue

Leslie Symons · Sandstone Press
Format: Paperback

To Ride the Mountain Winds, the first comprehensive history of aerial mountaineering, is written for everyone interested in the history of mountaineering and also those interested in the history of aviation, and the limits to which pilots have pushed their machines and their skills. This...
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The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World

Rough Guides. · Rough Guides, 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Planning a trip around the world? The Rough Guide to First-Time Around the World is loaded with the very latest travel information, from visas and insurance to vaccinations and round-the-world tickets.This guidebook will help you design the best possible trip, with tips on using your phone...
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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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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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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Philip H Knight · Scribner
Pages: 386
Format: Print book

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.Young, searching,...
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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Knopf
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality - not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own. A New York...
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Lonely Planet Fiji

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to Fiji* Lonely Planet Fiji is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Say bula to the locals at a dance ceremony; trek to hidden waterfalls on 'Garden Island' Taveuni or ride a bamboo...
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enCYCLEpedia Southern California: The Best Easy Scenic Bike Rides

Richard Fox · Westcliffe Pub
Format: Book

This new biking book is the guide you've been waiting for. It presents over 200 scenic ride options that take you to Southern California's storied beaches, starkly beautiful deserts, pine-covered mountains, bucolic wine country, fabulous cityscapes and bustling harbors, historic...
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