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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court
Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9781455542260, isbn: 1455542261,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Former NBA star and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.Instant New York Times and USA Today Bests...


Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life
Rise: Surviving the Fight of My Life
By Hachette Books
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mpn: 27567448, ean: 9780316472265, isbn: 9780316472265,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
AN INSPIRING MEMOIR FOR ANYONE WHO'S BEEN KNOCKED DOWN AND CAME UP SWINGINGAs a young girl growing up in Newberg, Oregon, Paige Sletten was all energy and full of potential. A natural athlete, Paige excelled at dancing, made the cheerleading squad ea...


Dream Golf: The Making of Bandon Dunes, Revised and Expanded
Dream Golf: The Making of Bandon Dunes, Revised and Expanded
By Algonquin Books
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ean: 9781565129818, isbn: 1565129814,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
On a wild, windblown bluff high above the Pacific sits one of America’s premier golfing destinations, Bandon Dunes. Golf enthusiast Mike Keiser had the dream of building this British-style "links" course on a stretch of Oregon's rugged coast, and D...


Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood
Season of Life: A Football Star, a Boy, a Journey to Manhood
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: 2MD6NZ00043A, ean: 9780743269742, isbn: 0743269748,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The bestselling inspirational book in which the author reunites with a childhood football hero, now a minister and coach, and witnesses a revelatory demonstration of the true meaning of manhood.Joe Ehrmann, a former NFL football star and volunteer co...


The Worst Times Are the Best Times
The Worst Times Are the Best Times
By MR Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9780692211793, isbn: 0692211799,

This collection of endearing, heartfelt stories is from an NCAA Division I basketball coach who overcame life’s everyday obstacles—poverty, violence, bullying, and heartbreak—to find success on and off the court. North Carolina Central Universi...


Hobbo: The Autobiography of David Hobbs: Motor Racer, Motor Mouth
Hobbo: The Autobiography of David Hobbs: Motor Racer, Motor Mouth
By Evro Publishing Limited
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ean: 9781910505311, isbn: 1910505315,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Englishman David Hobbs--'Hobbo' to his friends and fans--is one of motor racing's most remarkable all-rounders. In a 31-year driving career he raced in almost every imaginable category: endurance sports racers, touring cars, Formula 1, Formula 5000, ...


A Dog's Gift: The Inspirational Story of Veterans and Children Healed by Man's Best Friend
A Dog's Gift: The Inspirational Story of Veterans and Children Healed by Man's Best Friend
By Macmillan Publishers
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781623361013, isbn: 162336101X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named riley. Terry was as...


The Climbers
The Climbers
By Mountaineers Books
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ean: 9781680510836, isbn: 9781680510836,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
*Winner of the 2017 Banff Book Award for Mountaineering History and the 2017 Banff Book Award Grand Prize*Portraits that reveal the core of their remarkable subjectsA visual history of special significance to climbers of all agesFor nearly 2 decades,...


The Big Chair: The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager
The Big Chair: The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager
By G.P. Putnam's Sons
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ean: 9780735215726, isbn: 0735215723,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
“An important contribution to 21st-century baseball literature. . . Mr. Colletti’s book might be even more groundbreaking [than Moneyball] in some ways: It’s a nearly unprecedented opportunity to see what running a baseball franchise looks like...


The Loonliness of a Deep Sea Diver: David Harrison Beckett, My Autobiography
The Loonliness of a Deep Sea Diver: David Harrison Beckett, My Autobiography
By Pitch Publishing
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mpn: separate colour picture section with app, ean: 9781785311208, isbn: 1785311204,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Imagine living in a box at the bottom of the sea for a month at a time. Locked away in a saturation chamber, plumbed to depths of more than 500 feet, this has been David Beckett's love, life, and work for all his adult life. He brushed with death on ...


Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, and the Greatest Race Ever Run
Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, and the Greatest Race Ever Run
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The 1989 Ironman World Championship was the greatest race ever in endurance sports. In a spectacular duel that became known as the Iron War, the world's two strongest athletes raced side by side at world-record pace for a grueling 139 miles.Driven by...


The Red Bandanna: A Life. A Choice. A Legacy.
The Red Bandanna: A Life. A Choice. A Legacy.
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143130079, isbn: 0143130072,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
A New York Times bestsellerWhat would you do in the last hour of your life?   The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage    One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowt...


A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue
A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
The harrowing adventure-at-sea memoir recounting the heroic search-and-rescue mission for lost Montauk fisherman John Aldridge, which Daniel James Brown calls "A terrific read."I am floating in the middle of the night, and nobody in the world even kn...


QB: My Life Behind the Spiral
QB: My Life Behind the Spiral
By Mariner Books
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "This book is gold.”—Peter King “Intense.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Steve Young is a hero of mine, and his story is a source of inspiration for me. His perseverance, intelligence, and, most of all, grace under pr...


Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
By Jaimal Yogis
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mpn: 3120013, ean: 9780861715350, isbn: 0861715357,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Fed up with teenage life in the suburbs, Jaimal Yogis ran off to Hawaii with little more than a copy of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha and enough cash for a surfboard. His journey is a coming-of-age saga that takes him from communes to monasteries, from ...


Game Face: A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Basketball Court
Game Face: A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Basketball Court
By Da Capo Press
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
A memoir by the NBA Hall of Fame player, active from 1977-1993 and widely regarded as one of the all-time great New York Knicks. NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King is one of the most dynamic scorers in basketball history. King was notoriously private as ...


Klemantaski: Master Motorsports Photographer
Klemantaski: Master Motorsports Photographer
By imusti
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mpn: 9780760346440, ean: 9780760346440, isbn: 0760346445,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
See the golden age of racing through hundreds of famed motorsports photographer Louis Klemantaski's greatest images, including many that have never been previously published.The next best thing to attending a race in person is the opportunity to reli...


4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection
4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection
By THOMAS DUNNE
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ean: 9781250130808, isbn: 1250130808,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
With a Preface by Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban and a Foreword by ESPN's College Gameday Host Rece Davis.In 2017, Alabama won its fifth national title during Coach Nick Saban's tenure. This is Saban's sixth national title win as a coach. He's now...


InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives
InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives
By Simon Schuster
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ean: 9781439182987, isbn: 1439182981,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
In this inspirational yet practical book, the man Parade called “the most important coach in America,” subject of the national bestseller Season of Life, Joe Ehrmann, describes his coaching philosophy and explains how sports can transform lives a...


Enzo Ferrari: Power, Politics and the Making of an Automobile Empire
Enzo Ferrari: Power, Politics and the Making of an Automobile Empire
By David Bull Publishing
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ean: 9781935007289, isbn: 1935007289,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
When Enzo Ferrari was born in 1898, automobiles were still a novelty in his native Italy. When he died ninety years later, the company he built stood at the top of a global industry, with the Ferrari name universally recognized for performance, racin...



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