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Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands & Beaches

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to Thailand's islands and beaches* Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands and Beaches is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim with sea life in crystal-clear coves, laze in hammocks...
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Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe

Tracy Salcedo-Chourre · Globe Pequot Press; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpacking trip. Each hike includes: location, length, hiking time, level of difficulty, and if dogs can come along. Other features include: ...
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Under the Stars: How America Fell in Love with Camping

Dan White · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

"The definitive book on camping in America. . . . A passionate, witty, and deeply engaging examination of why humans venture into the wild." -- Cheryl Strayed, author of WildAn irreverent history of American campingFrom the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades, Dan White...
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The Boy Who Knew Too Much: An Astounding True Story of a Young Boy's Past-Life Memories

Cathy Byrd · Hay House
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Mommy, I used to be a tall baseball player.""Yes, you will be a tall baseball player someday."With a look of exasperation, he stomped his foot and hollered."No! I was a tall baseball player - tall like Daddy!" What was my son trying to say to me? Did he mean...
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Bitterroot - A Memoir: Echoes of Beauty & Loss

Steven Faulkner · Beaufort Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Using the letters of the 19th-century explorer Pierre Jean De Smet, Steven Faulkner and his eighteen-year-old son, Alex, follow De Smet across the High Plains to the fur trappers' rendezvous on the Green River, then on to the Lewis and Clark Trail. Lewis and Clark take them over the Rockies...
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Back from the Dead

Bill Walton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.In February 2008, Bill Walton suffered...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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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, and And the Mountains...
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North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

SCOTT JUREK · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail.Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Renowned for his remarkable...
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Day Hiking Los Angeles: City Parks, Santa Monica Mountains, San Gabriel Mountains

Alexandra Kenin · Mountaineers Books
Pages: 348
Format: Print book

125 of the best trails throughout the Los Angeles metro area Easy-to-use, well-organized guide to hiking in the greater Los Angeles area Hikes feature ocean views, waterfalls, coastal canyons, native grasslands, rocky peaks, desert wildflowers, and more In Southern California, the city...
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Hang Time: My Life in Basketball

ELGIN BAYLOR · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Elgin Baylor's memoir of an epic all-star career in the NBA--during which he transformed basketball from a horizontal game to a vertical one--and his fights against racism during his career as a player and as general manager of the LA Clippers under the infamous Donald SterlingPeople think...
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Lonely planet tahiti & french polynesia

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

"#1 best-selling guide to ""Tahiti & French Polynesia""*" Lonely Planet "Tahiti & French Polynesia" is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim in the sparklingly clear...
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The Hoops Whisperer: On the Court and Inside the Heads of Basketball's Best Players

Idan Ravin · Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Basketball’s most unlikely—and most sought-after—training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he’s helped transform. Where do the best basketball players in the world turn when they want to improve their...
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The Fall Line: How American Ski Racers Conquered a Sport on the Edge

Nathaniel Vinton · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A journey into the world's original extreme sport: downhill ski racing.Harnessing nature's most powerful forces, elite downhillers descend icy, rugged slopes at speeds cresting 90 miles per hour. For decades, American skiers struggled to match their European counterparts, and until...
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Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Maurice Isserman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Mountains were originally...
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