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King of the World
King of the World
Written by David Remnick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173629
Our Price: $13.99
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King of the World
Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he... Read more >
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Dream Team
Dream Team
Written by Jack McCallum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345520494
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Dream Team
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Written by Jack McCallum


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $17.00

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Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from... Read more >
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Rowing in Britain
Rowing in Britain
Written by Julie Summers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812111
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Rowing in Britain

Written by Julie Summers


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.95

Boat races and regattas are mainstays of the British summer — but where did these races originate and how have they become so important a part of our culture? Historian, writer and novice sculler Julie Summers here explains the history of British rowing as a competitive sport from the early nineteenth... Read more >
Dream Team
Dream Team
Written by Jack McCallum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345520500
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Dream Team
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Written by Jack McCallum


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

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Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from... Read more >
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As Good as Gold
As Good as Gold
Written by Kathryn Bertine, Foreword by Kathrine Switzer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933060538
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As Good as Gold
1 Woman, 9 Sports, 10 Countries, and a 2-Year Quest to Make the Summer Olympics
Written by Kathryn Bertine
Foreword by Kathrine Switzer


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $25.00

Imagine George Plimpton. Except with real athletic ability. And he’s a woman. And she’s taken on a challenge that makes Paper Lion look like a brisk game of Go Fish.
 
Meet Kathryn Bertine, elite triathlete, former professional figure skater, and starving artist. Just as her personal and professional dreams begin to crumble... Read more >
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As Good as Gold
As Good as Gold
Written by Kathryn Bertine, Foreword by Kathrine Switzer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781933060736
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As Good as Gold
1 Woman, 9 Sports, 10 Countries, and a 2-Year Quest to Make the Summer Olympics
Written by Kathryn Bertine
Foreword by Kathrine Switzer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $14.99

Imagine George Plimpton. Except with real athletic ability. And he’s a woman. And she’s taken on a challenge that makes Paper Lion look like a brisk game of Go Fish.
 
Meet Kathryn Bertine, elite triathlete, former professional figure skater, and starving artist. Just as her personal and professional dreams begin to crumble... Read more >
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By the Sword
By the Sword
Written by Richard Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430748
Our Price: $2.99
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By the Sword
A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions
Written by Richard Cohen


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

Napoleon fenced. So did Shakespeare, Karl Marx, Grace Kelly, and President Truman, who would cross swords with his daughter, Margaret, when she came home from school. Lincoln was a canny dueler. Igantius Loyala challenged a man to a duel for denying Christ’s divinity (and won). Less successful, but no less enthusiastic... Read more >
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