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hoop
hoop
Written by Robin Layton, Foreword by Jerry West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876718
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hoop
the american dream
Written by Robin Layton
Foreword by Jerry West


Format: Hardcover, 180 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $40.00

"Those of us who have tested gravity under a hoop know its mystical properties. Robin Layton, as I would have expected, has turned this staple of Americana into a gorgeous art form."
—George Vecsey, The New York Times

"This book provides such inspiration. With just a ball and hoop you are on... Read more >
The Fight
The Fight
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780812985962
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The Fight

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaïre, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible “professor of boxing.” The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of... Read more >
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The Longbow
The Longbow
Written by Mike Loades, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781782000853
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The Longbow

Written by Mike Loades
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $18.95

Boasting a rate of shooting not seen again in English hands until the late 19th century, the longbow was the weapon at the heart of the English military ascendancy in the century after 1340. Capable of subjecting the enemy to a hail of deadly projectiles, the longbow in the hands of...

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The Longbow

Written by Mike Loades
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

Boasting a rate of shooting not seen again in English hands until the late 19th century, the longbow was the weapon at the heart of the English military ascendancy in the century after 1340. Capable of subjecting the enemy to a hail of deadly projectiles, the longbow in the hands of...

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The System
The System
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536615
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The System
The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $27.95

AN EXPLOSIVE AND REVELATORY PORTRAIT REPORTED FROM DEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF BIG-TIME NCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: THE PASSION, THE THRILLING ACTION—AND THE SHOCKING REALITIES THAT LIE BENEATH THIS COLOSSAL, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS
 
COLLEGE FOOTBALL has never been more popular—or more chaotic. Millions fill 100,000-seat stadiums every Saturday; tens of millions more watch on... Read more >
The System
The System
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
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The System
The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.99

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year 

NCAA football is big business. Every Saturday millions of people file into massive stadiums or tune in on television as "athlete-students" give everything they've got to make their team a success. Billions of dollars now flow into the game. But what is the true... Read more >
The System
The System
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148412
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The System
The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $50.00

AN EXPLOSIVE AND REVELATORY PORTRAIT REPORTED FROM DEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF BIG-TIME NCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: THE PASSION, THE THRILLING ACTION—AND THE SHOCKING REALITIES THAT LIE BENEATH THIS COLOSSAL, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS
 
COLLEGE FOOTBALL has never been more popular—or more chaotic. Millions fill 100,000-seat stadiums every Saturday; tens of millions more watch on... Read more >
The System
The System
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780804148429
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The System
The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football
Written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $25.00

AN EXPLOSIVE AND REVELATORY PORTRAIT REPORTED FROM DEEP BEHIND THE SCENES OF BIG-TIME NCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL: THE PASSION, THE THRILLING ACTION—AND THE SHOCKING REALITIES THAT LIE BENEATH THIS COLOSSAL, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BUSINESS
 
COLLEGE FOOTBALL has never been more popular—or more chaotic. Millions fill 100,000-seat stadiums every Saturday; tens of millions more watch on... Read more >
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Journey to the Heart of Aikido
Written by Linda Holiday, Contribution by Motomichi Anno
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946596
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido
The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei
Written by Linda Holiday
Contribution by Motomichi Anno


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.95

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe, Anno Sensei conveys through his teachings Aikido's essential spirit... Read more >
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Meat Eater
Meat Eater
Written by Steven Rinella
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385529822
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Meat Eater
Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter
Written by Steven Rinella


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

“Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who... Read more >
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The Voyage of the Northern Magic
The Voyage of the Northern Magic
Written by Diane Stuemer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551995229
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The Voyage of the Northern Magic
A Family Odyssey
Written by Diane Stuemer


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $9.99

Ever dream of selling up and running away to sea? Diane Stuemer and her husband, Herbert, were once a typical suburban couple entering middle age, with a comfortable home and three boys under twelve. A year later they had sold their business, rented out their house, and were setting out to... Read more >
Serve to Win
Serve to Win
Written by Novak Djokovic, Foreword by William Davis, M.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345548986
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Serve to Win
The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence
Written by Novak Djokovic
Foreword by William Davis, M.D.


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $25.00

Novak Djokovic reveals the gluten-free diet and fitness plan that transformed his health and pushed him to the pinnacle.

In 2011, Novak Djokovic had what sportswriters called the greatest single season ever by a professional tennis player: He won ten titles, three Grand Slams, and forty-three consecutive matches. Remarkably, less than two... Read more >
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Serve to Win
Serve to Win
Written by Novak Djokovic, Foreword by William Davis, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780345548993
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Serve to Win
The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence
Written by Novak Djokovic
Foreword by William Davis, M.D.


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

Novak Djokovic reveals the gluten-free diet and fitness plan that transformed his health and pushed him to the pinnacle.

In 2011, Novak Djokovic had what sportswriters called the greatest single season ever by a professional tennis player: He won ten titles, three Grand Slams, and forty-three consecutive matches. Remarkably, less than two... Read more >
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Written by Gao Yisheng, Edited by Liu Fengcai, Translated by John Groschwitz, Foreword by Vincent Black
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ISBN: 9781583946077
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm
Written by Gao Yisheng
Edited by Liu Fengcai
Translated by John Groschwitz
Foreword by Vincent Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $29.95

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms... Read more >
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm
Written by Gao Yisheng
Edited by Liu Fengcai
Translated by John Groschwitz
Foreword by Vincent Black


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $21.99

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms... Read more >
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Muck City
Muck City
Written by Bryan Mealer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888631
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Muck City
Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town
Written by Bryan Mealer


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.00

In a town deep in the Florida Everglades, where high school football is the only escape, a haunted quarterback, a returning hero, and a scholar struggle against terrible odds.

The loamy black “muck” that surrounds Belle Glade, Florida once built an empire for Big Sugar and provided much of the nation's vegetables... Read more >
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Severe Weather

Written by National Geographic


Format: eBook, 47 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $3.99

Severe weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes have increased fourfold in the last two decades, shaking the foundations of our existence. Weather-related tragedies have fascinated humans throughout time. For those who loved The Perfect Storm andKrakatoa, the millions who log onto daily weather forecasting sites and check weather apps, and people who can't get enough... Read more >
The Way of Judo
The Way of Judo
Written by John Stevens
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ISBN: 9781590309162
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The Way of Judo
A Portrait of Jigoro Kano and His Students
Written by John Stevens


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.95

Kodokan judo, one of the most well-known martial arts in the world today, was originated by Jigoro Kano (1860–1938). Kano was a martial artist and career educator who developed the art after studying several types of jujutsu, sumo, and Western wrestling. Openness and refinement were hallmarks of his personal and professional... Read more >
Open Water Swimming Manual
Open Water Swimming Manual
Written by Lynne Cox
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ISBN: 9780345806093
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Open Water Swimming Manual
An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in...

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Open Water Swimming Manual
Open Water Swimming Manual
Written by Lynne Cox
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ISBN: 9780345806109
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Open Water Swimming Manual
An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers
Written by Lynne Cox


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water swimming, including choosing the right bathing suit and sunscreen; surviving in...

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The Modern Cyclist, 1923
The Modern Cyclist, 1923
Written by William Fitzwater Wray
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ISBN: 9781908402622
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The Modern Cyclist, 1923
For all Wayfarers
Written by William Fitzwater Wray


Format: Trade Paperback, 140 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

A guide to all aspects of cycling and vacations in Britain during the 1920s, including "learning to ride", "traps for the unwary" and "laws and customs of the road". The second section takes a tour of the roads and lodging houses of Britain and Northern France - including hints on the... Read more >
The World in the Curl
The World in the Curl
Written by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719485
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The World in the Curl
An Unconventional History of Surfing
Written by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

A definitive and highly readable history of surfing and the cultural, political, economic, and environmental consequences of its evolution from a sport of Hawaiian kings and queens to a billion-dollar worldwide industry
 
Despite its rebellious, outlaw reputation, or perhaps because of it, surfing occupies a central place in the American – and...

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The World in the Curl
The World in the Curl
Written by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul
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The World in the Curl
An Unconventional History of Surfing
Written by Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

A definitive and highly readable history of surfing and the cultural, political, economic, and environmental consequences of its evolution from a sport of Hawaiian kings and queens to a billion-dollar worldwide industry
 
Despite its rebellious, outlaw reputation, or perhaps because of it, surfing occupies a central place in the American – and...

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Fancy Cycling, 1901
Fancy Cycling, 1901
Written by Isabel Marks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402714
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Fancy Cycling, 1901
An Edwardian Guide
Written by Isabel Marks


Format: Hardcover, 116 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $14.95

This is a special cloth hardcover gift edition reproduction of the original 1901 book which was one of the first to promote daring tricks for weird and wonderful acrobatics on two wheels, such as handle bar riding, riding backward and standing on the seat riding, hands off! Illustrated with period photographs...

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