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The Longest Silence
The Longest Silence
Written by Thomas McGuane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763914
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The Longest Silence
A Life in Fishing
Written by Thomas McGuane


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

With ten books over a thirty-year span, Thomas McGuane has proven himself over and over again "a virtuoso . . . a writer of the first magnitude," as Jonathan Yardley wrote in the New York Times Book Review. "His sheer writing skill is nothing short of amazing." But he has devoted... Read more >
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When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak
Written by Neil Hayes
Foreword by John Madden


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95

Revised and updated edition of the book to accompany the major motion picture directed by Thomas Carter and starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern, and Clancy Brown.

This insider’s account of the greatest winning streak in sports history brings to life the tragedies, triumphs, and unforgettable characters that inspired the major... Read more >
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When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
Written by Neil Hayes, Foreword by John Madden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948057
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When the Game Stands Tall, Special Movie Edition
The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football's Longest Winning Streak
Written by Neil Hayes
Foreword by John Madden


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.95

Revised and updated edition of the book to accompany the major motion picture directed by Thomas Carter and starring Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Laura Dern, and Clancy Brown.

This insider’s account of the greatest winning streak in sports history brings to life the tragedies, triumphs, and unforgettable characters that inspired the major... Read more >
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Waiting for a Goal
Waiting for a Goal
Written by Bill Buford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873090
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Waiting for a Goal

Written by Bill Buford


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A selection from the beloved bestseller Among the Thugs, “Waiting for a Goal” pinpoints the actual soccer amid the rampant hooliganism.

They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin’ Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs, and themselves. Their dislikes encompass the rest... Read more >
I Am Zlatan
I Am Zlatan
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, As told to David Lagercrantz, Translated by Ruth Urbom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986921
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I Am Zlatan
My Story On and Off the Field
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
As told to David Lagercrantz
Translated by Ruth Urbom


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominated the world’s most storied teams, including Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and AC Milan. But his life wasn’t... Read more >
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I Am Zlatan
I Am Zlatan
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, As told to David Lagercrantz, Translated by Ruth Urbom
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812986938
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I Am Zlatan
My Story On and Off the Field
Written by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
As told to David Lagercrantz
Translated by Ruth Urbom


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer’s brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominated the world’s most storied teams, including Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, and AC Milan. But his life wasn’t... Read more >
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Learning to Breathe Fire
Learning to Breathe Fire
Written by J.C. Herz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348874
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Learning to Breathe Fire
The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness
Written by J.C. Herz


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $25.00

The absorbing, definitive account of CrossFit's origins, its explosive grassroots growth, and its emergence as a global phenomenon.
 
One of the most illuminating books ever on a sports subculture, Learning to Breathe Fire combines vivid sports writing with a thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human. In the book, veteran journalist...

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Learning to Breathe Fire
Learning to Breathe Fire
Written by J.C. Herz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385348881
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Learning to Breathe Fire
The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness
Written by J.C. Herz


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $12.99

The absorbing, definitive account of CrossFit's origins, its explosive grassroots growth, and its emergence as a global phenomenon.
 
One of the most illuminating books ever on a sports subculture, Learning to Breathe Fire combines vivid sports writing with a thoughtful meditation on what it means to be human. In the book, veteran journalist...

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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814320
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British Sports Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.95

Nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and 1960s. There was something very special about the combination of low-slung open two-seater bodywork with a spartan interior, a slick sporting gearchange and a rorty exhaust note. This was wind-in-the-hair motoring, and it was affordable by the average young man...

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If I Never Get Back
A Novel
Written by Darryl Brock


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.95

Contemporary reporter Sam Fowler, stuck in a dull job and a failing marriage, abruptly finds himself transported back to the summer of 1869. After a wrenching period of adjustment, he comes to feel rejuvenated by his involvement with the nation's first pro baseball players. He also finds his senses quickening and... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770437206
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

John Dunn never expected that his summer job as a caddie at the local course in Connecticut might turn into something more. The lifers who plied the loops were an ensemble of misfits and degenerates who made the caddie yard look more like a gambling hall than a country club. But Dunn came of age... Read more >
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Hell or High Water
Hell or High Water
Written by Peter Heller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872048
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Hell or High Water
Surviving Tibet's Tsango River
Written by Peter Heller


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $9.99

From the bestselling author of The Dog Stars, the true story of an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world’s last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River.

The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the inspiration for Shangri... Read more >
Day Hike! Central Cascades, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Mike McQuaide


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

Discover the best trails for day hiking in Washington State’s Central Cascades. Now updated and redesigned with full-color photography, the Day Hike! series was written for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights at home. From Snoqualmie Pass to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness to Stevens... Read more >
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Day Hike! Central Cascades, 3rd Edition
Day Hike! Central Cascades, 3rd Edition
Written by Mike McQuaide
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ISBN: 9781570618482
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Day Hike! Central Cascades, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Mike McQuaide


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

Discover the best trails for day hiking in Washington State’s Central Cascades. Now updated and redesigned with full-color photography, the Day Hike! series was written for people who want to spend their days in the mountains and their nights at home. From Snoqualmie Pass to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness to Stevens... Read more >
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Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Ron C. Judd


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $17.95

Discover the 51 best trails for day hiking around Mount Rainier National Park. This guidebook is the perfect companion for hikers wanting to explore the best views and destinations in and around the national park by day, and spend peaceful evenings at home. Each trail is rated, and range from easy... Read more >
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Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 3rd Edition
Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 3rd Edition
Written by Ron C. Judd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570619236
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Day Hike! Mount Rainier, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Ron C. Judd


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $18.95

Discover the 51 best trails for day hiking around Mount Rainier National Park. This guidebook is the perfect companion for hikers wanting to explore the best views and destinations in and around the national park by day, and spend peaceful evenings at home. Each trail is rated, and range from easy... Read more >
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Day Hike! North Cascades, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Mike McQuaide


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $18.95

Explore the North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State’s scenic North Cascades using this guidebook to the 59 best day hikes in the region. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme—giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the... Read more >
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Day Hike! North Cascades, 3rd Edition
Day Hike! North Cascades, 3rd Edition
Written by Mike McQuaide
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ISBN: 9781570618468
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Day Hike! North Cascades, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Mike McQuaide


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $18.95

Explore the North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State’s scenic North Cascades using this guidebook to the 59 best day hikes in the region. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme—giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the... Read more >
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Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

This guidebook to hiking the best trails in the Olympic Peninsula features 73 unforgettable day hikes in the Olympic Peninsula, from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. All hikes in this book are accessible to residents in the metropolitan Seattle area, making it the perfect companion for anyone wanting... Read more >
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Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 3rd Edition
Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 3rd Edition
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570619212
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Day Hike! Olympic Peninsula, 3rd Edition
The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day
Written by Seabury Blair, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

This guidebook to hiking the best trails in the Olympic Peninsula features 73 unforgettable day hikes in the Olympic Peninsula, from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. All hikes in this book are accessible to residents in the metropolitan Seattle area, making it the perfect companion for anyone wanting... Read more >
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The Swordsman's Handbook
The Swordsman's Handbook
Edited by William Scott Wilson, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800623
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The Swordsman's Handbook
Samurai Teachings on the Path of the Sword
Edited by William Scott Wilson
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

An anthology of the most influential writings on swordsmanship from the samurai era.

There is perhaps no more potent symbol of the samurai era than the sword. By the seventeenth century in Japan, the art of swordsmanship had begun to take on an almost cult-like popularity. Swordsmanship was more than a mastery... Read more >
Barbaric Sport
A Global Plague
Written by Marc Perelman


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

Marc Perelman pulls no punches in this succinct and searing broadside, assailing the ‘recent form of barbarism’ that is the global sporting event. Forget the Olympics and consider, under Perelman’s guidance, the ledger of inequities maintained by such supposedly harmless games.

They have provided a smokescreen for the forcible removal of ‘undesirables’... Read more >
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Developing Jin
Developing Jin
Written by Phillip Starr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947609
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Developing Jin
Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts
Written by Phillip Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, experienced teacher Philip Starr walks readers through a variety of techniques designed to help practitioners feel and... Read more >
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Developing Jin
Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts
Written by Phillip Starr


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, experienced teacher Philip Starr walks readers through a variety of techniques designed to help practitioners feel and... Read more >
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Southern Rambles for Londoners
Southern Rambles for Londoners
Written by S. Mais
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402844
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Southern Rambles for Londoners
Walk the English countryside with S.P.B Mais' famous 1948 guidebook!
Written by S. Mais


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

In 1948 with post-war Britain’s sense “dulled by traffic and by bombs”, this pocket-sized book was a clarion call for readers to rediscover the beauties of the idyllic English countryside. Published by Southern Railways, it recounts the joys of listening to birdsong, picking whortleberries, gazing at the clouds and "being genial"... Read more >
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