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A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States

David M Goodrich · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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Incredible Survival Stories: Tales of Death-Defying Treks across the Globe

Jay Cassell · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 319
Format: Paperback

Scale the world's highest peaks, plunge to the depths of the ocean, wade through the dense jungles of the Amazon, and cross every terrain in between in Incredible Survival Stories. Featuring more than a dozen firsthand accounts from celebrated explorers and adventurers, this collection...
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Making My Pitch: A Woman's Baseball Odyssey

Ila Jane Borders · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Making My Pitch tells the story of Ila Jane Borders, who despite formidable obstacles became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate...
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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

John Aldridge · Weinstein Books
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing adventure-at-sea memoir recounting the 2013 search-and-rescue mission for lost Montauk fisherman John Aldridge - first a New York Times Magazine feature story, now in priority development as a major motion picture from The Weinstein Company."A Speck in the Sea is a terrific...
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Alone on the Wall

Alex Honnold · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation.Free solo climbing is a high-stakes sport: if you fall, you die. Expert free soloist Alex Honnold isn't afraid to push the limit; one of the most famous adventure...
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The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

Rafi Kohan · Liveright
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Riotous fan behavior, behind-the-scenes machinations, and madcap histories dominate in this unrivaled exploration of the modern American sports stadium.The American sports stadium, for all its raucous glory, is an overlooked centerpiece -- a veritable temple -- of our national culture....
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Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

Vybarr Cregan-Reid · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Running is not just a sport. It reconnects us to our bodies and the places in which we live, breaking down our increasingly structured and demanding lives. It allows us to feel the world beneath our feet, lifts the spirit, lets our minds out to play, and helps us to slip away from the demands...
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The Cooperstown Casebook: Who's in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Who Should Be In, and Who Should Pack Their Plaques

Jay Jaffe · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 446
Format: Hardcover

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, tucked away in upstate New York in a small town called Cooperstown, is far from any major media market or big league stadium. Yet no sports hall of fame's membership is so hallowed, nor its qualifications so debated, nor its voting process...
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The Athlete's Dilemma: Sacrificing Health for Wealth and Fame

John Weston Parry · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 364
Format: Hardcover

Sports provide people around the world with unmatched entertainment, from the excitement of victory to the agony of defeat. Unfortunately, it also has become painfully clear that the agony of sports goes well beyond athletes losing games or competitions. Playing through concussions, the abuse...
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