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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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The New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate... (read more)

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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown
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For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics. Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of Washington... (read more)

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
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Occasionally a sporting hero comes along and takes a nation by storm, breaking records and physically achieving the seemingly impossible. Olympic athletes winning gold medals can bring out feverish national pride, a sporting representation of Us... (read more)

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
by David Epstein
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What explains the Manning brothers, the Williams sisters, and all those worldclass Jamaican sprinters? Do superstar athletes like Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps owe their success to genetic luck? Or are they basically normal... (read more)

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The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes
The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes
by Biju Thomas
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The Feed Zone Cookbook is a no-fuss guide to preparing good food that will change the way endurance athletes eat. With refreshingly simple ingredients that measure up to the demands of training and racing, Bijus recipes are easy to follow and big on... (read more)

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Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
by Gary Paulsen
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I read Winterdance while camping in the mountains of eastern Oregon when it was cold, very cold (though I was snug and warm in my sleeping bag), but I was glad to not be experiencing the Arctic climes in the book. Gary Paulsen describes cold and snow the... (read more)

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Canoe and Kayak Routes of Northwest Oregon: Including Southwest Washington
Canoe and Kayak Routes of Northwest Oregon: Including Southwest Washington
by Philip N. Jones
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The only complete guide to flatwater canoe and kayak routes in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington — now completely updated! Phillip Jones has been exploring the Northwest by canoe and kayak for more than 20 years, and presents his... (read more)

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People's History of Sports in U. S. (08 Edition)
People's History of Sports in U. S. (08 Edition)
by Dave Zirin
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In this long-awaited book from the rising superstar of sportswriting, whose blog The Edge of Sports is read each week by thousands of people across the country, Dave Zirin offers a riotously entertaining chronicle of larger-than-life sporting characters... (read more)

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This Day in Philadelphia Sports
This Day in Philadelphia Sports
by Brian Startare
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This Day in Philadelphia Sports offers a concise 366-day approach to looking back at the history of Philadelphia sports. Every day on the calendar is represented with a fun tidbit of information of what had happened on that specific date in the history... (read more)

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Marketing Your Dreams: Lessons in Business and Life from Bill Veeck: Baseball's Marketing Genius
Marketing Your Dreams: Lessons in Business and Life from Bill Veeck: Baseball's Marketing Genius
by Pat Williams
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Bill Veeck marketed, promoted, and sold baseball like no one before him and like no one since. Influenced and inspired by the classic sports book Veeck: As in Wreck, veteran author and motivational speaker Pat Williams has penned his 19th book, Marketing... (read more)

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Bloody Confused!: A Clueless American Sportswriter Seeks Solace in English Soccer
Bloody Confused!: A Clueless American Sportswriter Seeks Solace in English Soccer
by Chuck Culpepper
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1001 Basketball Trivia Questions
1001 Basketball Trivia Questions
by Dale Ratermann
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Basketball has evolved into one of the most commonly played sports worldwide. Regardless of how well you think you know basketball, there are bound to be questions in this book to challenge and entertain, to stimulate discussion, and to start and settle... (read more)

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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
by Michael M. Lewis
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Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only... (read more)

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Erte's Theatrical Costumes in Full Color
Erte's Theatrical Costumes in Full Color
by Erte
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A fan-bearing slave girl, a worshipper of Horus, the wife of a Russian boyar, Ceres, a mermaid and a gypsy dancer—are among the 49 theatrical costumes that have been selected for this volume from the vast and widely praised output of the Russian... (read more)

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
by David Epstein
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In high school, I wondered whether the Jamaican Americans who made our track team so successful might carry some special speed gene from their tiny island. In college, I ran against Kenyans, and wondered whether endurance genes might have traveled with... (read more)

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The Politics of the Trail: Reflexive Mountain Biking Along the Frontier of Jerusalem
The Politics of the Trail: Reflexive Mountain Biking Along the Frontier of Jerusalem
by Oded Lowenheim
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Each day, as Oded Löwenheim commutes by mountain bike along dirt trails and wadis in the hills of Jerusalem to Hebrew University, he feels a strong emotional connection to his surroundings. But for him this connection also generates... (read more)

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Falconry Manual
Falconry Manual
by Frank L. Beebe
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-195) and index.... (read more)

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Major Taylor: The Inspiring Story of a Black Cyclist and the Men Who Helped Him Achieve Worldwide Fame
Major Taylor: The Inspiring Story of a Black Cyclist and the Men Who Helped Him Achieve Worldwide Fame
by Conrad Kerber
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In the wake of the Tour de Frances fallen heroes, the story of one of historys most legendary cyclists provides a much-needed antidote. In 1907 the worlds most popular athlete was not Cy Young or Ty Cobb. Rather, he was a black bicycle racer named “... (read more)

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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan: A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for Health and Self Defence
T'Ai Chi Ch'uan: A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for Health and Self Defence
by Man Ching Cheng
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This is the original classic about Short Form, the most popular and widespread form of T'ai Chi in the West. T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a must-read for every serious T'ai Chi student. This book is not meant to "teach" T'ai Chi Ch'uan, but meant to... (read more)

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Surfing Florida: A Photographic History
Surfing Florida: A Photographic History
by Paul Aho
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is a visual history of how the Sunshine State carved out a place for itself on the map of surfing meccas.“A historical surf safari around the coast of Florida.”—Bill Whiddon, founding member, Miami Surf Archive Project “A... (read more)

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