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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Michael Finkel · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

For readers of Jon Krakauer and The Lost City of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude--the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person and surviving by stealing supplies from nearby cabins for twenty-seven years. In 1986, twenty-year-old...
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Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Time Home Entertainment
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller Bestselling author, basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today.Since retiring from professional basketball as the NBA's all-time leading scorer, six-time MVP,...
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Success Is the Only Option: The Art of Coaching Extreme Talent
Success Is the Only Option: The Art of Coaching Extreme Talent

John Calipari · Harpercollins
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Kentucky s charismatic coach shares the secrets of creating one of the premiere programs in college basketball, revealing how he transforms a group of former high school superstars into selfless, cohesive teams including a remarkable squad last year that fell just one game short of a perfect...
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The Road to Madness: How the 1973-1974 Season Transformed College Basketball
The Road to Madness: How the 1973-1974 Season Transformed College Basketball

J. Samuel Walker · University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is one of the iconic events in American sports. In this fast-paced, in-depth account, J. Samuel Walker and Randy Roberts identify the 1973-74 season as pivotal in the making of this now legendary postseason tournament. In an era when only one team...
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The Mental ABC's of Pitching: A Handbook for Performance Enhancement
The Mental ABC's of Pitching: A Handbook for Performance Enhancement

H A Dorfman · Diamond Communications
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

A clear and insightful guide to the art of pitching.
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The Savvy Backpacker's Guide to Europe on a Budget: Advice on Trip Planning, Packing, Hostels & Lodging, Transportation & More!
The Savvy Backpacker's Guide to Europe on a Budget: Advice on Trip Planning, Packing, Hostels & Lodging, Transportation & More!

James Feess · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Book

Every year thousands of people dream about strapping on a backpack and embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Europe, but they are often discouraged by the perceived cost and daunting idea of traveling abroad. The Savvy Backpacker's Guide to Europe on a Budget will help...
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The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom
The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

Phil West · Overlook Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

A spirited and detailed account of the first 20 years of Major League Soccer, the visionaries who believed Americans would finally embrace soccer, and the fans who fulfilled that vision.In 1988, FIFA decreed that the 1994 World Cup would be played in the United States - with the condition...
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Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion
Relentless Spirit: The Unconventional Raising of a Champion

Missy Franklin · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What does it take to become a champion? Gold medalist Missy Franklin, along with her parents, D.A. and Dick, tell the inspirational and heartwarming story of how Missy became both a legendary athlete and a happy and confident woman, something they accomplished by doing things their own way and making...
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Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War
Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War

Brian Curtis · Flatiron Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Durham, North Carolina, out of fear of Japanese attacks on the West Coast. It remains the only Rose Bowl game to ever be played outside of Pasadena. Duke University, led by legendary coach Wallace...
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