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Hard Courts
Hard Courts
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800961
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Hard Courts
Real Life on the Professional Tennis Tours
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 471 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

The new edition of this bestseller in hardcover features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the money, personalities and politics of pro-tennis: Jimmy, Monica, Boris, Martina, et al. Now in paper.


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The Lords of the Realm
The Lords of the Realm
Written by John Helyar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801425
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The Lords of the Realm

Written by John Helyar


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $22.99

In this fascinating, colorful chronicle -- based on hundreds of interviews and years of research and digging -- John Helyar brings to vivid life the extraordinary people and dramatic events that shaped America's favorite pastime, from the dead-ball days at the turn of the century through the great strike of 1994... Read more >
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Book of Baseball Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

This book hits a grand slam right out of the park! No diehard devotee of the diamond will be able to resist this completely out-of-the ordinary look at the sport. It's rich in anecdotes about team superstitions (from the black cat that haunted the Cubs to the "Curse of the Bambino")... Read more >
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Book of Football Stuff

Written by Ron Martriano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $8.99

Touchdown! These tales from the gridiron will set fans abuzz. Fun, filled with intriguing lore from football history, and engagingly written, they're almost as exciting as the Super Bowl itself. Find out all about the pranksters and one-of-a-kind characters of the game, including Clinton Portis, who liked to wear costumes to... Read more >
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345523211
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The Ledge
An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival
Written by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

“The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time.”—The Denver Post
 
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The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan
Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Other Great Thinkers
Written by Freya Boedicker and Martin Boedicker


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $14.95

The essence of Tai Chi Chuan lies in the rich philosophy of ancient China. While most Tai Chi practitioners are aware of the value that studying Chinese philosophy can bring to their practice, it is often difficult to pick out those texts that are most relevant to Tai Chi and connected... Read more >
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Royal and Ancient
Royal and Ancient
Written by Curt Sampson
Format: eBook
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 >
The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California
The 80 Best Easy Hikes
Written by Ann Marie Brown


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

From hikes just outside of San Francisco to long strolls in the Sierra Nevada, this book covers 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the region, providing elevation gains, detailed maps, and up-to-date driving directions. It also includes hike mileage and estimated hiking times, trail conditions, access and permit requirements, and... Read more >
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The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California
The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California
Written by Ann Marie Brown
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ISBN: 9781570617416
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The Creaky Knees Guide Northern California
The 80 Best Easy Hikes
Written by Ann Marie Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

From hikes just outside of San Francisco to long strolls in the Sierra Nevada, this book covers 80 of the best easy-to-walk hikes throughout the region, providing elevation gains, detailed maps, and up-to-date driving directions. It also includes hike mileage and estimated hiking times, trail conditions, access and permit requirements, and... Read more >
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Kurikara
The Sword and the Serpent
Written by John Maki Evans
Foreword by Natanaga Zhander


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $16.95

In Mikkyo—Japanese esoteric Buddhism—the dragon Kurikara symbolizes the internal energy developed through sword practice. Kurikara is a manifestation of the fierce bodhisattva Fudo Myo O, the patron of ascetics and warriors in Japan, who uses his sword to destroy delusions and sever attachments. Fudo’s sword represents the gaining of discriminative power... Read more >
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Celebrating the 2010-2011 Season of the Vancouver Canucks
Celebrating the 2010-2011 Season of the Vancouver Canucks
Written by NHL
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771051043
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Celebrating the 2010-2011 Season of the Vancouver Canucks

Written by NHL


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $24.99

The Vancouver Canucks came within one game of winning their first ever Stanley Cup®, losing to Boston in game seven of one of the most tense and dramatic Final series in recent memory. Led by the Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik, and Ryan Kesler on offence, and by William Jennings Trophy... Read more >
The Man Who Cycled the World
The Man Who Cycled the World
Written by Mark Beaumont
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ISBN: 9780307716668
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The Man Who Cycled the World

Written by Mark Beaumont


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

The remarkable true story of one man's quest to break the record for cycling around the world
 
On the 15th of February 2008, Mark Beaumont had pedaled through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris—194 days and 17 hours after setting off in an attempt to circumnavigate the world. His journey had taken... Read more >
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The Man Who Cycled the World
The Man Who Cycled the World
Written by Mark Beaumont
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ISBN: 9780307716651
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The Man Who Cycled the World

Written by Mark Beaumont


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $16.00

The remarkable true story of one man's quest to break the record for cycling around the world
 
On the 15th of February 2008, Mark Beaumont had pedaled through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris—194 days and 17 hours after setting off in an attempt to circumnavigate the world. His journey had taken... Read more >
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Sea Of Dreams
Sea Of Dreams
Written by Adam Mayers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996103
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Sea Of Dreams
Racing Alone Around The World In A Small Boat
Written by Adam Mayers


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

The biennial Around Alone yacht race (now known as the 5-Oceans Challenge) is the most thrilling adventure in the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Among the competitors in 2002 was Derek Hatfield, a former fraud-squad Mountie, whose forty-foot Spirit of Canada had cost him almost everything he... Read more >
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Holding the Center
Sanctuary in a Time of Confusion
Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $14.95

As in all his books, Heckler draws from personal experience: training his horse, cultivating presence in aikido dojos, consulting with business executives, raising children. A masterful and encompassing book, Holding the Center develops from the fulcrum of the self in the natural world. Many of Heckler’s lessons arise from his life... Read more >
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Tour de Lance
Tour de Lance
Written by Bill Strickland
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ISBN: 9780307589958
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Tour de Lance
The Extraordinary Story of Cycling's Most Controversial Champion
Written by Bill Strickland


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $16.00

Lance Armstrong is a worldwide icon, indisputably one of the greatest cyclists who has ever lived. After battling cancer and becoming an inspiration to millions, Armstrong won the Tour de France a record-breaking seven consecutive years before retiring from competition in 2005.

Four years later, at thirty-seven, Armstrong decided to come... Read more >
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The Year of the Bruins
The Year of the Bruins
Written by NHL
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ISBN: 9780771051012
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The Year of the Bruins
Celebrating Boston's 2010-11 Stanley Cup Championship Season
Written by NHL


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.99

For the first time in Stanley Cup® history, a team has won game seven in three series en route to winning the Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins, champions for the first time since 1972, beat Montreal in seven in the opening round, Tampa Bay in seven to get to the Stanley... Read more >
In Search of the Warrior Spirit, Fourth Edition
Teaching Awareness Disciplines to the Green Berets
Written by Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Introduction by George Leonard


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $19.95

The war in Iraq has heightened interest in the military mindset and raised questions about whether it’s possible to be a mindful, moral fighter at a time when impersonal, technology based warfare reigns. In Search of the Warrior Spirit confronts this thorny issue with Richard Strozzi-Heckler’s trademark personal, sympathetic style. In... Read more >
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The Only Game in Town
The Only Game in Town
Edited by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780812979985
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The Only Game in Town
Sportswriting from The New Yorker
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $18.00

For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench, including such authors as Roger Angell, John Updike, Don DeLillo, and John...

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Golf
Golf
Written by Marlin M. Mackenzie, Contribution by Ken Denlinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307796738
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Golf
The Mind Game
Written by Marlin M. Mackenzie
Contribution by Ken Denlinger


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

Whether you're a world-class palyer or a weekend  enthusiast, improving your golf game begins with  your mind. You may be amazed to discover what  happens when you free yourself from overthinking you  shots and let your unconcious mind play the  game.



Now acclaimed sports counselor Dr.  Marlin Mackenzie provides more than 30  situation-specific exercises to help you deepen your  awareness... Read more >
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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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Taijiquan
Through the Western Gate
Written by Rick Barrett


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $16.95

Written specifically for the Western practitioner, Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate blends modern science and philosophy with the traditional wisdoms—drawn from classic t'ai chi literature—that underlie Chinese martial arts. Author Rick Barrett authoritatively describes a wide range of movements, practices, and positions in the context of such topics as being in... Read more >
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Two in the Field

Written by Darryl Brock


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.95

In this sequel to the best-selling If I Never Get Back, Sam Fowler manages to break into the past once again—but this time it’s 1875. Gripped by an economic depression, America is a darker place. Again Sam falls in with ballplayers, but spins off on his own seeking the whereabouts of... Read more >
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On Family, Hockey and Healing

Written by Walter Gretzky


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

The inspiring story of an ordinary man who, from humble beginnings and against the odds of a devastating illness, has led—is leading—an extraordinary life.

To many people, Walter Gretzky is the ultimate dad, the father of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky, and the first inspired coach to a talented young boy. Walter’s... Read more >
Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
Written by Ed Arnold
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996257
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Whose Puck Is It, Anyway?
A Season with a Minor Novice Hockey Team
Written by Ed Arnold


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

Every winter, in hockey arenas across North America, as soon as the kids step onto the ice, the abuse begins. Coaches yell at the players, parents yell at the coaches, and everyone yells at the referees. After nearly a decade of coaching youngsters, Ed Arnold decided he wanted kids to learn... Read more >
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