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The Pocket Guide to Bowhunting Whitetail Deer: A Hunter's Quick Reference Book (Skyhorse Pocket Guides) by Monte Burch (Skyhorse) 1.4 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 minutes ago

Learn effective bowhunting techniques with this concise guide. Having lived most of his life in rural Missouri, Monte Burch has a wealth of knowledge to share on all things hunting. In The Pocket Guide to Bowhunting Whitetail Deer, Burch draws on more than three decades of bowhunting experience and collects it in an easily accessible pocket guide. Included is essential advice on: Selecting the right bow and arrows Calling and rattling for doe and buck Scouting and tracking Choosing the right stand Concealing your scent Making the perfect shot Accompanying each section are black-and-white drawings and color photographs that further illustrate the advice being offered. Whether you are a novice deer hunter or an experienced professional, The Pocket Guide to Bowhunting Whitetail Deer will undoubtedly prove to be an essential reference. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 113 Pages (8,671 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Legends of Alabama Football: Joe Namath, Ozzie Newsome, Mark Ingram Jr., and Other Alabama Stars by Richard Scott (Sports Publishing) 4.7 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

With 15 national championships and a tradition of national achievement that dates back to the 1920s, the University of Alabama has secured its spot as one of the most successful athletic institutions in the history of American sports. Dating back to the days when university president Dr. George H. "Mike" Denny decided football would be the university's ticket to national prominence, Alabama has produced some of the most legendary teams and players in the history of the game. Many of those legends have long since passed, but standouts such as Johnny Mack Brown, Dixie Howell, Don Huston, Pat Trammell, and Derrick Thomas remain alive and well in the hearts and minds of loyal Crimson Tide fans. The legends of Tide stars such as Joe Namath, Ken Stabler, Harry Gilmer, Johnny Musso, John Hannah, and Ozzie Newsome continue to grow with time. None of those legends stands taller than Paul "Bear" Bryant, the former Crimson Tide player who returned to Alabama as head coach in 1958 and built a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 224 Pages (41,954 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Great Detroit Sports Debates by Terry Foster (Sports Publishing) 1.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 3 hours ago

Any sports fan knows that nothing brings on more passion and opinion than a good old-fashioned debate. Drew Sharp and Terry Foster are no different, as they take on the top debates of all time in Detroit sports.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 293 Pages (6,460 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Christmas Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas (Books of Miscellany) by Jonathan Green (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (31 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Wouldn't it be great to understand all our Christmas traditions? Here, Jonathan Green offers the fascinating history behind our most beloved holiday traditions. For example, myrrh is incense made from the resin of a North African bush and was a special gift during biblical times. To the Romans, mistletoe was a symbol of fertility, so today we are encouraged to kiss when it is near. The Yule log was originally used to brighten homes during the dark, cold Scandinavian Christmas season. Packed with all manner of delightful surprises and delicious morsels, A Christmas Miscellany demystifies the origins of familiar festive customs such as caroling and Christmas cards, and entertains with fun, little-known facts. This is the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the curious-minded during the holiday season.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 184 Pages (31,183 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The History and Art of the American Gun: The Art of American Arms by Robert L Wilson (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 6 hours ago

The History and Art of the American Gun is a loving tribute to the artistry of firearms. Wilson chronicles the true art and rich history of gun engraving, from early English and European attempts to American gun engraving. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 384 Pages (42,177 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The 80-Yard Run: A Twenty-Week, Coast-to-Coast Quest for the Heart of High School Football by Theron Hopkins (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Over the course of a single football season, author Theron Hopkins travels from summer practice to a row of state championships, culminating in the Texas 5A state title game in San Antonio's Alamodome. On the way, he discovers a world wreathed with Friday night lights that offers a miraculous spectacle of hope and drama in such far-flung locales as Hillsborough, North Carolina, Valentine, Nebraska, and Sutter, California. He also finds that the blinding halogen glare is only a part—and maybe not even the best part—of what makes high school football so irresistible and so important to the people who watch it, coach it, and play it. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 353 Pages (775 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions: The Narrative of a Polar Explorer (Explorers Club) by Sir John Franklin (Skyhorse) Price verified 7 hours ago

In an age when polar exploration was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin's journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination. Originally published in 1859, Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions is Franklin's own record of his two overland expeditions, begun in 1816 and 1825, which took him to what is now the Northwest Territory of Canada.But it was Franklin's final expedition, to discover the sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans, that cemented his place in the history of Arctic exploration. Franklin and his crew set out in two ships, the Erebus and the Terror. Their search for the Northwest Passage was doomed, and the fate of Franklin and his 129-man crew remained a mystery for many years, despite the fact that more than thirty missions were sent to look for survivors or remains. The bodies of several of its members were eventually found. By 2016, both ships had been discovered, bringing an end to a 168-year-old Arctic mystery.This book ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 486 Pages (1,895 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Strength Training for Golfers: A Proven Regimen to Improve Your Strength, Flexibility, Endurance, and Distance Off the Tee by John Little (Skyhorse) 1.8 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

For years, the importance of strength training for golfers was maligned or dismissed. But now that more and more golfers have turned to strength training to augment their game with outstanding results, we now know that proper strength training is an absolutely critical factor in improving not only the golfer's overall fitness level, but in dramatically improving his or her game as well. In Strength Training for Golfers, John Little offers a workout and training schedule specific to the unique fitness needs of the golfer. The result of a successful ten-year study, the Max Contraction? exercises included in this book specifically target the muscles used in the golf swing to help increase strength, flexibility, and muscle endurance, and add, on average, up to twenty additional yards of distance off the tee.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 192 Pages (3,829 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Facing the Green Bay Packers: Players Recall the Glory Years of the Team from Titletown, USA by Chuck Carlson (Sports Publishing) 4.3 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Over the course of nearly one hundred years, just a handful of NFL teams have enjoyed success across multiple decades. There's absolutely no doubt which franchise the fans in Wisconsin would put at the top of the list. Most Packers fans are familiar with the greatest players, games, and moments in team history. But what they don't know is just what it was like to go up against their favorite team. When opposing clubs prepared to play Vince Lombardi's squad, how did they contend with the one play they knew was coming: the green and gold's formidable power sweep? When the Vikings, Lions, 49ers, and other teams played against the Brett Favre–led Packers, how did they fare against the three-time league MVP? After Favre departed the stage at Lambeau, how did opponents contend with another MVP quarterback, Aaron Rodgers? In Facing the Green Bay Packers, veteran sportswriter Chuck Carlson takes Packers fans inside the locker rooms, onto the sidelines, and out on the field with opposing ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 214 Pages (852 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Celebrity Fish Talk: Tales of Fishing from an All-Star Cast by Dave Strege (Sports Publishing) 4.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

Few sports combine adrenaline, precision, and athletic skill like fishing. Now fans of this timeless activity will celebrate their passion with celebrities across the globe within the pages of Celebrity Fish Talk. In this unique treasure trove of stories, author David Strege amuses and amazes readers while feeding the public's insatiable appetite for peeking into the private lives of stars from Hollywood, TV, music, and sports. Celebrity Fish Talk reveals a lighter, human side of the rich and famous as they share a humorous tale, a poignant moment, or a death-defying act on the stage of one of America's favorite pastimes. Readers will be riveted as Kevin Costner reveals how he faced his own "Perfect Storm," while Coach Bobby Knight recalls the day he managed to reel in a trophy Atlantic salmon after the reel handle broke off, while fishing with Ted Williams. Readers will hear tales from Jay Leno, Samuel L. Jackson, Johnny Miller, Dion Sanders, Tiger Woods, Alice Cooper, and so many ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 209 Pages (7,186 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The 3,000 Hit Club: Stories of Baseball's Greatest Hitters by Fred McMane (Sports Publishing) 4.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Meet the members of the most exclusive club in Major League Baseball. There is no award, there are no ceremonies, but nothing can compare to the pride and glory felt by a player as he hits that miracle milestone: 3,000. Since Cap Anson first reached the mark in 1897, only twenty-eight baseball players have ever heard the crack of ball and bat over 2,999 times; this newly updated edition of The 3,000 Hit Club captures the unique stories and career highlights of each one. In this distinctive collection of history and stats, veteran sportswriter Fred McMane takes readers onto the field and up to the plate with baseball's greatest players. From Pete Rose and Willie Mays to Ricky Henderson and Derek Jeter, The 3,000 Hit Club has it all.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 228 Pages (4,376 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Shooter's Bible, 107th Edition: The World?'s Bestselling Firearms Reference by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (83 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooter's Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, as well as for thousands of guns that have been in production and are currently on the market. Nearly every firearms manufacturer in the world is included in this renowned compendium. The 107th edition also contains new and existing product sections on ammunition, optics, and accessories, plus newly updated handgun and rifle ballistic tables along with extensive charts of currently available bullets and projectiles for handloading. With a timely feature on the newest products on the market, and complete with color and black-and-white photographs featuring various makes and models of firearms and equipment, the Shooter's Bible is an essential authority for any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 608 Pages (98,069 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

An Illustrated History of Duke Basketball: A Legacy of Achievement by Bill Brill (Sports Publishing) 4.5 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

No college in America has dominated the basketball scene the way Duke has. From the first game in 1906 through the NCAA National Championship following the 2009-10 season, 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball provides fans with an insider's look at Duke basketball and the people who have made it a national legend -- Vic Bubas, Eddie Cameron, Art Heyman, Mike Krzyzewski, and many others.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 208 Pages (50,346 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Yankee Doodles: Inside the Locker Room with Mickey, Yogi, Reggie, and Derek by Phil Pepe (Sports Publishing) 4.3 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

Phil Pepe spent years as the New York Daily News Yankee beat reporter, rubbing shoulders with countless Yankee greats, from Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra to Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera. While he was there to report on the action that occurred on the field, as well as the many disruptions occurring in the locker room—especially during the tumultuous seventies when Billy Martin and the “Boss" were constantly at one another's throats—that directly affected the team's performance on the field, Pepe also saw a world that never made the papers. Yankee Doodles humanizes the legends we have come to love and worship. We get to know the players as Pepe did, once the lights and cameras were turned off. For instance, Pepe recounts the story of Jackson's miraculous three homerun World Series game when, in his exhilaration, Jackson literally gave Pepe the pants off his butt! This simple story shows a side of Reggie Jackson—a Yankees superstar—that reminds us that these men are often nothing ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 224 Pages (1,297 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The Fly-Fisher's Craft: The Art and History by Darrel Martin (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

An illustrated guide to historical and modern flies, hooks, lines, and loop rods. Whether looking for a back-to-basics approach to fly-tying or a better understanding of its history, The Fly-Fisher's Craft is the perfect volume to educate the curious angler as well as to provide tips of the trade. A detailed history of fly-tying and historical flies are coupled with the author's personal modern fly patterns, satisfying the fisher's desire for the pastoral and practical. In The Fly-Fisher's Craft, experienced outdoors writer Darrel Martin provides thoroughly researched history and careful instruction accompanied by color photographs throughout. Chapters cover a wide variety of topics, such as: Tying in antiquity Fly design Personal patterns Hooks and lines Loop-rods And much more! In a newly augmented edition, new readers will have the chance to discover the roots of fly fishing and fly tying from antiquity up through the modern era. With forewords by Ted Leeson and by John Betts, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 304 Pages (33,438 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The Gigantic Book of Running Quotations by Hal Higdon (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

With over 3,000 pieces of wit and wisdom from runners famous and humble, here is an important running resource and a great gift for any runner. George Sheehan, a celebrated running writer, philosopher, and physician, once wrote, "The more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am." Today, many runners—whether they are training for the Olympics or whether they fit runs into their lunch hours—would agree that for them the sport is much more than a way to stay in shape. Their running defines who they are and leads them to achieve goals that they might never have thought possible. This tremendous collection of wisdom captures the spirit and passion of those who run in over 3,000 entries, covering topics such as training, gear, running philosophy, and running in youth and old age. The Gigantic Book of Running Wisdom will inspire everyone from seasoned marathoners to running novices. It includes thoughts from famous athletes, writers, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 801 Pages (7,386 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Tricks That Take Fish: The Definitive Guide to Catching Freshwater Gamefish on Bait Lures and Flies by Harold Blaisdell (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Seasoned fisherman Harold Blaisdell shares the secrets he's discovered over years of catching trout, bass, salmon, pickerel, pike, and more. You name it, he's caught it. Here you'll find tips for catching trout with worms or minnows, attracting lake salmon with wet flies, making homemade decoys for ice fishing, and much more!

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 249 Pages (1,171 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM Federal Aviation Regulations) by Federal Aviation Administration (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (30 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated. If you're an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today's environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM, all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought up to date to reflect current FAA data. This handy reference book is an indispensable resource for members of the aviation community, as well as for aspiring pilots looking to get a solid background in the rules, requirements, and procedures of flight training. Not only does this manual present all the current FAA regulations, it also includes: • A study guide for specific pilot training certifications and ratings • A pilot/controller glossary • Standard instrument procedures • Parachute operations • Airworthiness standards for products and parts • The NASA Aviation Safety reporting ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 1,356 Pages (95,140 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Game of My Life Florida Gators: Memorable Stories of Gators Football by Pat Dooley (Sports Publishing) Price verified 19 hours ago

What's it like to hear the roar of the crowd, to feel the sweat dripping down your back, and to know that you're at the center of it all? In Game of My Life Florida Gators, readers will step onto the field and re-live the greatest football moments through the eyes of thirty of the most famous Gators players. In this enthralling collection, Pat Dooley brings together Florida football players of the past and present to share their fondest single game experience and memories -- some involve championship games, while others seem ordinary save for the extraordinary personal meaning. Heisman Trophy winners Steve Spurrier and Danny Wuerffel, along with many other legendary players like John Reaves, Larry Smith, Carlos Alvarez, Wilber Marshall, Kerwin Bell, Jack Youngblood, and Chris Doering all share their passion for the game within these pages. Game of My Life Florida Gators provides an in-depth look into the men and games that helped shape and build the Florida Gators football tradition ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 273 Pages (5,730 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

My Kids Play Hockey: Essential Advice for Every Hockey Parent by Christie Casciano Burns (Sports Publishing) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

For the past several years veteran hockey mom Christie Casciano's monthly Hockey Mom columns have been required reading for the half million readers of USA Hockey Magazine. Drawing on her twenty years in the youth hockey trenches, she brings a wit and wisdom that comes with spending countless hours in the rink. Mixing in a little cutting humor and some good old-fashioned motherly advice, her articles speak to and for grizzled veterans and newcomers to the sport alike. My Kids Play Hockey is a compilation of Christie's work. Some of her topics include: • Back to School, Back to Hockey: Getting Ready for a Fresh Season • How to Act Like an Adult at a Youth Hockey Game • Organizing Your Hockey Household • Valuable Lessons Learned during a Losing Season • Striking a Balance between being Coach and a Parent Whether your kid shoots a puck, kicks a soccer ball or swings a baseball bat, Christie's sound and sage advice should be required reading for all sports parents. ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 370 Pages (8,460 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Predation ID Manual: Predator Kill and Scavenging Characteristics by Kurt Alt (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 16 hours ago

Part of the challenges and rewards of being a field biologist is being able recreate a predation event. But that experience is often difficult and frustrating, as time, weather, and other factors can be make clues sparse. Even the most careful of investigators can spend hours of time second-guessing themselves while exhausting every possibility from inconclusive evidence. The Predation ID Manual is designed to help assuage some of those difficulties by providing the reader with practical, expert advice, including: ? A step-by-step approach for gathering evidence. ? Suggestions of what to focus on at carcass site ? A template of terminology to use when classifying a predation ? A guide for investigating and determining signs of hemorrhage ? Signs of kill and kill sites by species, including deer, elk, and lynx ? And dozens more tips With a waterproof cover and sturdy pages, the SCIF's Predation ID Manual is a must have for every serious hunter and field biologist.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 120 Pages (20,430 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

One Moment Changes Everything: The All-America Tragedy of Don Rogers by Sean D. Harvey (Sports Publishing) 2.6 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 20 hours ago

One Moment Changes Everything is the tragic true story of the Rogers family, who was blessed with three talented althletes until a single dose of cocaine killed Don Rogers. Don's family went from being an indestructable force to falling into despair. Harvey examines the correlation between drugs, athletes and why these players were losing their careers and lives to cocaine. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 236 Pages (786 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

So You Think You're a Cleveland Browns Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards by Roger Gordon (Sports Publishing) 4.7 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

So You Think You're a Cleveland Browns Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of the history of one of the NFL's oldest franchises. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you'll get details behind each -- stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into four parts, with progressively more difficult questions in each new section. The Practice Squad section contains the most basic questions. Next comes the Starter and Pro Bowl sections, followed by the biggest challenge: the Hall of Fame. Along the way, you'll learn more about the great Browns players and coaches of the past and present, from Otto Graham, Lou Groza, and Marion Motley, to Jim Brown, Bobby Mitchell, Brian Sipe, Paul Warfield, Leroy Kelly, Ozzie Newsome, Bernie Kosar, Greg Pruitt, Earnest Byner, Joe Delamielleure, Paul Brown, and so many more. Some of the many questions that this book answers include: • When the Browns became members of the AFC Central ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 212 Pages (3,382 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The Heisman Trophy: The Story of an American Icon and Its Winners by Cory McCartney (Sports Publishing) 3.7 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

The Heisman Trophy covers the full history of the Heisman Trophy, from its first winner, Jay Berwanger, to Notre Dame's dominating run, and everything in between, up through the 2015 selection of Derrick Henry. It details the rise of the Heisman Hype, Archie Griffin's continued place as its only two-time winner, and much more. The book features coverage of nearly every recipient, including: • Paul Hornung • Roger Staubach • Steve Spurrier • Marcus Allen • Jim Plunkett • Herschel Walker • Doug Flutie • Tim Tebow • Cam Newton • Johnny Manziel Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 224 Pages (1,730 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Cowboy Skills: Roping, Riding, Hunting, and More by Stephen Brennan (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

Cowboy Skills is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made the cowboy famous worldwide as both an outdoorsmen and rancher. Readers can replicate outdoor living by trying a hand at rounding up cattle, breaking horses to saddle, and living off the land. Learn key skills like: Handling a stampede Using the proper saddle and tack Proper ways to use a lasso and lariat Classic songs and lingo And much more! Whether you're an avid outdoorsman or a wannabe cowboy, Cowboy Skills is your handbook to not only surviving the Wild West, but flourishing. The style of the cowboy is both famous and infamous, and the skills are ones for the ages. The cowboy has been a successful outdoorsman for ages, and now you can too with the skills, tips, and tricks included in this handy manual.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 224 Pages (16,179 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

The Science of Trapping: Old-Time Lessons on Catching Animals for Fur by Harry Elmer Kreps (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

“Trapping in itself is an art." —Elmer Harry Kreps In recent years, the fur trade has experienced a rebirth as nations such as Russia and China demand more and more of these fine pelts. Answering this demand is a growing contingent of modern-day trappers, poised to reap the rewards of this economic boom. While many have the niftiest gadgets and tools at their disposal when capturing animals, others still use time-tested trapping techniques. Such techniques originated and were perfected in the woods of North America. Counted among this previous generation of trappers is Elmer Harry Kreps, a man who grew up in the woods of the Northeast, where he fostered a great passion for nature and its life. Spending countless hours observing these creatures, he quickly learned to trap them. He collected his lessons into the now classic The Science of Trapping, an immensely useful book on the trade of capturing animals for fur. The Science of Trapping describes methods to capture various kinds ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 174 Pages (9,480 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Dr. Prepper: The Disaster Preparedness Guide to Home Remedies by Jeff Garrett (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Life-saving medical advice for when you can't reach a doctor. Survival preparedness is not to be taken lightly. We live in a society full of comforts, conveniences, and instantaneous answers to all of our questions. But what happens when those systems break down? Preparedness must begin from the inside out. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can often determine whether or not you can physically endure catastrophic circumstances. Poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to health issues, and the simplest toothache can transform into an abscess that poisons the blood. You never know what small step you could have taken that would have helped you bounce back from an injury or could have reduced your risk of falling ill, so it is important to start preparing for the worst by treating your body the best you can. Dr. Prepper is a comprehensive guide to knowing a little bit about everything, but, more importantly, it also provides information on how to cope with medical emergencies. ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 209 Pages (2,446 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Going the Distance: The George Thomas Story by Jeff Welsch (Sports Publishing) 4.1 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Going the Distance is the compelling saga of George Thomas' quest to prove himself physically and emotionally after a car accident left him with life-threatening epileptic seizures. The story is told vividly through Thomas' eyes as he pedals 2,911 miles in the bicycle Race Across America. As he battles stifling temperatures, grueling climbs, relentless headwinds, heavy rains, tedium and hallucinations from sleep deprivation, Thomas is repeatedly reminded of the even greater obstacles he once had to overcome simply to ride a bicycle again. Ultimately, Thomas discovers his journey is more than an individual accomplishment; it's a platform to inspire others. Going the Distance examines his extraordinary evolution from an ordinary man with an ordinary name to an accomplished ultra-athlete. George Thomas' story is both intriguing and inspiring -- a shining example of courage in the face of enormous odds.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 225 Pages (1,366 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020

Tales from the BYU Cougars Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Cougars Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team) by Brad Rock (Sports Publishing) 3.6 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

Tales from the BYU Sideline, now newly revised, is a hilarious collection of stories and anecdotes by and about legendary players such as two-time All-Conference safety John Neal, All Americans Jim McMahon and Steve Young, and record-smashing coaches such as LaVell Edwards. From the 1984 national championship team to the fierce rivalry with Utah and memories of the Bowl games, this book includes both game stories as well as chronicles surrounding the program. The tales are delivered with Brad Rock's unique insight into the good, bad, and funny history of BYU football. Some say you just had to be there to appreciate the moments. In a sense, now you can say you have. This book serves as a complete compilation of memories for any avid Cougars fan.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x]
Length: 192 Pages (5,070 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jun 2nd, 2020
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