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Aikido Ground Fighting
Grappling and Submission Techniques
Written by Walther G. Von Krenner, Damon Apodaca and Ken Jeremiah
Foreword by Carl Long


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.95

Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its submission and compliance techniques as well as grappling from a standing position, it is not known for its effectiveness when it... Read more >
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The Call of Everest
The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Written by Conrad Anker
Contribution by Bernadette McDonald
Foreword by Thomas Hornbein


Format: eBook, 275 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $28.00

Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. 
 
In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the... Read more >
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The Call of Everest
The Call of Everest
Written by Conrad Anker, Bernadette McDonald, David Breashears and Broughton Coburn, Foreword by Thomas Hornbein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426210167
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The Call of Everest
The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak
Written by Conrad Anker, Bernadette McDonald, David Breashears and Broughton Coburn
Foreword by Thomas Hornbein


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $35.00

Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. 
 
In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the... Read more >
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It's Time!
It's Time!
Written by Bruce Buffer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307953919
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It's Time!
My 360-Degree View of the UFC
Written by Bruce Buffer


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.00

If you’re reading these words, chances are that you, like me, are a fan of the great sport we call MMA.

And if you’re a fan, then you probably recognize my face.

Yeah, that’s right—I’m that guy you see at every UFC match, spinning around and roaring into the microphone and... Read more >
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It's Time!
It's Time!
Written by Bruce Buffer
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ISBN: 9780307953933
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It's Time!
My 360-Degree View of the UFC
Written by Bruce Buffer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $12.99

If you’re reading these words, chances are that you, like me, are a fan of the great sport we call MMA.

And if you’re a fan, then you probably recognize my face.

Yeah, that’s right—I’m that guy you see at every UFC match, spinning around and roaring into the microphone and... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437183
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.00

Loopers is a treasure of a memoir about the uncommon world of the  club caddy and the improbable journey it resulted in for one man.  It is a perennial account that touches on the animating force of the game itself, reminding us of the reason we continue to tee the ball... Read more >
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Loopers
Loopers
Written by John Dunn
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ISBN: 9780770437190
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Loopers
A Caddie's Twenty-Year Golf Odyssey
Written by John Dunn


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

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...

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Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716484
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $27.00

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
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Mickey and Willie
Mickey and Willie
Written by Allen Barra
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ISBN: 9780307716507
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Mickey and Willie
Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age
Written by Allen Barra


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.

Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they came to New York at the same... Read more >
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Walking with Jack
Walking with Jack
Written by Don J. Snyder
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536363
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Walking with Jack
A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Written by Don J. Snyder


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

A long-standing promise from a father to his five-year-old son . . .

A poignant diary that chronicles the journey

When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his young son, Jack, they made a pact: if one day Jack became good enough to play on a pro golf tour, Don...

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Class A
Class A
Written by Lucas Mann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907554
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Class A
Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere
Written by Lucas Mann


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

An unforgettable chronicle of a year of minor-league baseball in a small Iowa town that follows not only the travails of the players of the Clinton LumberKings but also the lives of their dedicated fans and of the town itself.
 
Award-winning essayist Lucas Mann delivers a powerful debut in his telling of the...

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The Secret Race
The Secret Race
Written by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345530424
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The Secret Race
Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
Written by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The holy grail for disillusioned cycling fans . . . The book’s power is in the collective details, all strung together in a story that is told with such clear-eyed conviction that you never doubt its veracity. . . . The Secret Race isn’t just a game changer for the Lance... Read more >
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Campfire Cuisine
Campfire Cuisine
Written by Robin Donovan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594746284
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Campfire Cuisine
Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors
Written by Robin Donovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

Finally, here's a guide for people who love good food and the great outdoors. Campfire Cuisine provides more than 100 recipes for delicious, healthy, satisfying meals to make at your campsite or in any outdoor setting. Also included are tips on meal planning, shopping, and choosing the right equipment. Armed with Campfire... Read more >
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Campfire Cuisine
Gourmet Recipes for the Great Outdoors
Written by Robin Donovan


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

Finally, here's a guide for people who love good food and the great outdoors. Campfire Cuisine provides more than 100 recipes for delicious, healthy, satisfying meals to make at your campsite or in any outdoor setting. Also included are tips on meal planning, shopping, and choosing the right equipment. Armed with Campfire Cuisine everyone from... Read more >
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Among the Thugs
Among the Thugs
Written by Bill Buford
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150514
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Among the Thugs

Written by Bill Buford


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that... Read more >
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Golf
Golf
Written by John Pearson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812296
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Golf

Written by John Pearson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $12.95

This title reveals the history of golf, from its invention in Scotland and patronage by Stuart monarchs, through its rising popularity in Victorian and Edwardian England, to the development of famous golf clubs, open championships and international competitions, with the battle between British and Americans for golfing supremacy in the twentieth... Read more >
Muay Thai Counter Techniques
Muay Thai Counter Techniques
Written by Christoph Delp
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583945438
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Muay Thai Counter Techniques
Competitive Skills and Tactics for Success
Written by Christoph Delp


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.95

This thoroughly revised edition of Muay Thai: Advanced Thai Boxing Techniques teaches intermediate Muay Thai fighters how to counter a wide range of opponents' attacks. Author Christoph Delp explains the rules and ceremonial procedures unique to Muay Thai competition, demonstrates historical and modern techniques, provides training tips, and details the benefits of training... Read more >
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On Mount Hood
On Mount Hood
Written by Jon Bell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570618581
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On Mount Hood
A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
Written by Jon Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

On Mount Hood is a contemporary, first-person narrative biography of Oregon's greatest mountain, featuring stories full of adventure and tragedy, history and geology, people and places, trivia and lore. The mountain itself helps create the notorious Oregon rains and deep alpine snows, and paved the way for snowboarding in the mid... Read more >
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Before They're Gone
Before They're Gone
Written by Michael Lanza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001844
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Before They're Gone
A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks
Written by Michael Lanza


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

A longtime backpacker, climber, and skier, Michael Lanza knows our national parks like the back of his hand. As a father, he hopes to share these special places with his two young children. But he has seen firsthand the changes wrought by the warming climate and understands what lies ahead: Alaska’s... 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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
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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The Most Expensive Game in Town
The Most Expensive Game in Town
Written by Mark Hyman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001448
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The Most Expensive Game in Town
The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today's Families
Written by Mark Hyman


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.00

A look at how commercialization has transformed youth sports from fun into a heavily commercialized and profitable venture
 
Examining the youth sports economy from many sides—the major corporations, the small entrepreneurs, the coaches, the parents, and, of course, the kids—Hyman probes the reasons for rapid changes in what gets bought... Read more >
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Running with the Kenyans
Running with the Kenyans
Written by Adharanand Finn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345528803
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Running with the Kenyans
Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth
Written by Adharanand Finn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

“Completely satisfying, as well-paced and exhilarating as a good run.”—The Boston Globe
 
Whether running is your recreation or your religion, Adharanand Finn’s incredible journey to the elite training camps of Kenya will captivate and inspire you, as he ventures to uncover the secrets of the fastest people on earth. Finn’s mesmerizing... Read more >
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Running with the Mind of Meditation
Running with the Mind of Meditation
Written by Sakyong Mipham
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ISBN: 9780307888174
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Running with the Mind of Meditation
Lessons for Training Body and Mind
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $13.00

A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul.
 
As a Tibetan lama and leader of Shambhala (an international community of 165 meditation centers), Sakyong Mipham... Read more >
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Full Count
Full Count
Written by Jeff Blair
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345812537
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Full Count
Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball
Written by Jeff Blair


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2013
Price: $30.00

From one of Canada's top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays on the 20th anniversary of Joe Carter's World Series-winning home run--and a look ahead to what promises to be their most successful season since. A must-have for all Blue Jays fans, and a great... Read more >
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Little Girls in Pretty Boxes
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes
Written by Joan Ryan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828552
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Little Girls in Pretty Boxes

Written by Joan Ryan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $13.99

A sports reporter investigates the training of girls as professional gymnasts and figure skaters, arguing that the pressure to succeed and to look beautiful results in mental and physical harm, from eating disorders to psychological trauma. Read more >
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