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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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The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited: How to Win Scholarships, Attract Colleges and Excel as an Athlete

Stewart Brown · Supercollege, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this completely revised recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically...
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The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2012 Edition

David Wallechinsky · Aurum Press; New edition edition
Format: Paperback

David Wallechinsky's compendious book has long been the preeminent point of reference for sports enthusiasts and journalists alike Every sports writer assigned to cover the Games ensures they have their early copy of this prodigious work of reference, packed...
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Lonely Planet Antarctica

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Antarctica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get up close and personal with the local penguin populations, cruise the picture-perfect...
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The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's First Black Sports Hero

Michael Kranish · Scribner
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure - the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world's fastest and most famous bicyclist at the height of the Jim Crow...
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Andy Murray: Seventy-Seven: My Road to Wimbledon Glory

Andy Murray · Headline Book Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Andy Murray's own account of his road to Wimbledon glory Andy Murray takes readers on a personal journey through his career. In a memoir focusing on the last two dramatic years, he shares his thoughts on the pivotal moments of his playing career and allows fans a glimpse...
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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...
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What Is a Girl Worth?: My Story of Breaking the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics

Rachael Denhollander · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Recipient of Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People (2018)
"Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, that they are not alone and they...
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A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

Maria Toorpakai · Twelve
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

Amazon Best Book of the Month
"Maria Toorpakai is a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own paths to autonomy, fulfillment, and genuine personhood." --Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns,...
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75 Classic Rides Northern California: The Best Road Biking Routes

Bill Oetinger · Mountaineers Books
Format: Book

The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the best cycling in Northern California!Bill Oetinger calls Northern California something approaching cycling paradise. But, as he says in the introduction to 75 Classic Rides: Northern California, Even paradise will be a muddled maze if you don't...
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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: 384
Format: Paperback

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest corruption case of recent years - involving dozens of countries and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including the World Cup is "an engrossing and jaw-dropping tale of international...
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Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August

Oliver Hilmes · Other Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographer

Berlin 1936 takes the reader through the sixteen days of the Olympiad, describing the events in the German capital through the eyes...
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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...

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Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty

Charles Leerhsen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

A fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb - "The best work ever written on this American sports legend: It's a major reconsideration of a reputation unfairly maligned for decades" (The Boston Globe) .Ty Cobb...
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Hiking Northern California: A Guide to the Region's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Linda Hamilton · Falcon Guides
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

Hiking Northern California, the revised edition, will be fully revised and updated. Northern California has 80-plus diverse hikes throughout the northern two-thirds of the Golden State, from the Oregon border to the Southern Sierras. This guidebook features more than 600 miles of trails,...
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