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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771056833
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $32.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
The Lives of Conn Smythe
Written by Kelly McParland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771056864
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The Lives of Conn Smythe
From the Battlefield to Maple Leaf Gardens: A Hockey Icon's Story
Written by Kelly McParland


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

The first full-length biography of one of hockey's - and Canada's - most influential forces, Conn Smythe.

While the story of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been told many times, there has never been a full biography of the man who created, built and managed the team, turning it from a small-market... Read more >
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Tiger
Tiger
Written by John Strege
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756916
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Tiger
A Biography of Tiger Woods
Written by John Strege


Format: eBook, 284 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $12.99

Record-breaking media sensation Tiger Woods has moved beyond the fairway to take the world by storm. After becoming the first golfer in history to win three straight U.S. Amateur titles, his win at the 1997 Masters Tournament gave him a permanent place in the record book: youngest player to win, lowest... Read more >
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Instant Replay
Instant Replay
Written by Gerald L. Kramer and Dick Schaap, Foreword by Jonathan Yardley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743381
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The Green Bay Diary of Jerry Kramer
Written by Gerald L. Kramer and Dick Schaap
Foreword by Jonathan Yardley


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.95

This classic sports book takes readers inside the 1967 season of the Green Bay Packers, following that storied team from training camp to their dramatic victory in Super Bowl II.
 
Candid and often amusing, Jerry Kramer describes from a player’s perspective a bygone era of sports, filled with blood, grit, and... Read more >
Royal and Ancient
Royal and Ancient
Written by Curt Sampson
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ISBN: 9780307800909
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Royal and Ancient
Blood, Sweat, and Fear at the British Open
Written by Curt Sampson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $12.99

For a century and a half, the best golf players in the world have, once a year, attempted to beat the weather, the pressure, and one of the toughest courses in the world at the British Open. In Royal and Ancient, Curt Sampson, the bestselling author of Hogan and The Masters... Read more >
Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson
Written by Arnold Rampersad
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ISBN: 9780307788481
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Jackie Robinson
A Biography
Written by Arnold Rampersad


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson is illuminated as never before in this full-scale biography by Arnold Rampersad, who was chosen by Jack's widow, Rachel, to tell her husband's story, and was given unprecedented access to his private papers. We are brought closer than we have ever been to the great... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526441
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Veteran sports journalist George Vecsey finally gives this twenty-time All-Star and St. Louis Cardinals icon the biographical treatment he deserves. Stan Musial is the definitive portrait of one of the game’s best-loved but most unappreciated legends—told through the remembrances of those who played beside, worked with, and covered... Read more >
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Stan Musial
Stan Musial
Written by George Vecsey, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780307934413
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Stan Musial
An American Life
Written by George Vecsey
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $22.50

When baseball fans voted on the top twenty-five players of the twentieth century in 1999, Stan Musial didn’t make the cut. This glaring omission—later rectified by a panel of experts—raised an important question: How could a first-ballot Hall of Famer, widely considered one of the greatest hitters in baseball history, still... Read more >
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The Last Hero
The Last Hero
Written by Howard Bryant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279927
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The Last Hero
A Life of Henry Aaron
Written by Howard Bryant


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $16.95

In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry (Hank) Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude. But his influence extends beyond statistics, and at long last here is the first definitive biography of one of baseball’s immortal figures.
 
Based on meticulous research and extensive interviews The Last Hero reveals how Aaron navigated...

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Play Like You Mean It
Play Like You Mean It
Written by Rex Ryan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534451
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Play Like You Mean It
Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game
Written by Rex Ryan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan—head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League.

Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play... Read more >
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Play Like You Mean It
Play Like You Mean It
Written by Rex Ryan, Read by Dan Lauria
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914743
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Play Like You Mean It
Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game
Written by Rex Ryan
Read by Dan Lauria


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $20.00

No football fan will want to be without the book that delivers pure, unfiltered Rex Ryan—head coach of the New York Jets and one of the most popular, outspoken, well-liked, and widely respected personalities in the National Football League.

Rex Ryan is known for his exuberance . . . and Play... Read more >
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Evel
Evel
Written by Leigh Montville
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533676
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Evel
The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Written by Leigh Montville


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

From New York Times bestselling author Leigh Montville, this riveting and definitive new biography pulls back the red, white, and blue cape on a cultural icon—and reveals the unknown, complex, and controversial man known to millions around the world as Evel Knievel.

Evel Knievel was a high-flying daredevil, the father... Read more >
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Evel
Evel
Written by Leigh Montville, Read by Danny Campbell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307738936
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Evel
The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Written by Leigh Montville
Read by Danny Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $25.00

From New York Times bestselling author Leigh Montville, this riveting and definitive new biography pulls back the red, white, and blue cape on a cultural icon—and reveals the unknown, complex, and controversial man known to millions around the world as Evel Knievel.

Evel Knievel was a high-flying daredevil, the father... Read more >
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Days of Grace
Days of Grace
Written by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788207
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Days of Grace

Written by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."
COSMOPOLITAN
DAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance, and the spirit to fight: Arthur Ashe--tennis champion, social activist, and person with AIDS. Frank, revealing, touching--DAYS OF GRACE is... Read more >
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Endgame
Endgame
Written by Frank Brady
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307463920
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Endgame
Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
Written by Frank Brady


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

Endgame is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady’s decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent—and confounding descent—of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer.  Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the... Read more >
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More Than a Game

Written by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

More than a Game is the odyssey of Jackson's journey—from New York Knick and world champion, to CBA coach, to six-time Chicago Bulls world champion, to this year's L.A. Lakers world champion—and the lessons in leadership he learned each step of the way. It is the tale of Rosen's journey as... Read more >
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Racing While Black
How an African-American Stock Car Team Made Its Mark on NASCAR
Written by Leonard T. Miller
Contribution by Andrew Simon
Foreword by Kenneth L. Shropshire


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

Starting a NASCAR team is hard work. Starting a NASCAR team as an African American is even harder. These are just a few of the lessons learned by Leonard T. Miller during his decade and a half of running an auto racing program. Fueled by more than the desire to win... Read more >
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The Wizard of Odds
How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

In The Wizard of Odds, renowned and best-selling basketball writer Charley Rosen brings us for the first time the full life story of Jack Molinas, one of the greatest basketball players of his era, a man whose gambling addiction and hubris caused his ultimate demise. Drawing on numerous, previously unavailable first-person... Read more >
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Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064168
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $28.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon in... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603757
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
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ISBN: 9780375435010
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $27.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon in... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739319697
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $45.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

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Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
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ISBN: 9780739319703
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $22.50

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon in... Read more >
A Golfer's Life
A Golfer's Life
Written by Arnold Palmer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775726
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A Golfer's Life

Written by Arnold Palmer


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $12.99

There has never been a golfer to rival Arnold Palmer. He's the most aggressive, most exciting player the game has ever known, a dynamo famous for coming from behind to make bold last-minute charges to victory. To the legions of golf fans known around the world as "Arnie's Army," Palmer is... Read more >
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How Lucky You Can Be
How Lucky You Can Be
Written by Buster Olney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345524133
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How Lucky You Can Be
The Story of Coach Don Meyer
Written by Buster Olney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $14.99

In September 2008, Northern State University men’s basketball coach Don Meyer stood on the brink of immortality. He was about to surpass the legendary Bobby Knight to become the all-time NCAA wins leader in men’s basketball. Then, on a two-lane road in South Dakota, everything changed in an instant.

In How Lucky... Read more >
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