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The Boys from Old Florida: Inside Gator Nation by Buddy Martin (Sports Publishing) 3.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

In The Boys from Old Florida, Buddy Martin takes the reader beneath the surface of Florida football as, without bias or sugar coating, he skillfully excavates the truths behind "The Gator Nation." In this book, Martin, a Florida native, has chronicled the real stories of Gator coaches and players through their own eyes and in their words over a 55-year period since 1950 -- and not all are valentines. The school asked all but one of the coaches interviewed to leave or move up. Some players became estranged or never really felt ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 304 Pages (1,085 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): FAA-H-8083-15B by Federal Aviation Administration (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (110 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It (IFR) covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit. Information applies to both analog and electronic flight displays, and is organized into separate coverage of the traditional and pictorial displays. Instrument Flying Handbook includes chapters on national airspace system, the air traffic ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 368 Pages (77,872 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 30th, 2020

150 Survival Secrets: Advice on Survival Kits, Extreme Weather, Rapid Evacuation, Food Storage, Active Shooters, First Aid, and More by James C. Jones (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

As the world gets more dangerous, you have to be prepared for anything, even the worst. In 150 Survival Secrets, seasoned survivalist James C. Jones provides insider tips to help you and your family survive any catastrophe. Divided into practical sections, 150 Survival Secrets answers every question you've ever had about disaster preparedness. One section lists the practical details of making it through any kind of emergency situation. Some topics include: • How to survive extreme winter conditions • How to put together a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 308 Pages (31,702 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Original Six: How the Canadiens, Bruins, Rangers, Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, and Red Wings Laid the Groundwork for Today?s National Hockey League by Lew Freedman (Sports Publishing) 4.0 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Since the inception of the National Hockey League on November 26, 1917, the sport of hockey has been one of the most popular games across the globe. After the National Hockey Association (NHA), which had been founded in 1909, ceased operations, the NHL took over and became a mainstay for the sport. While there had been teams that dated back to the 1800s and many that came and went through the years, there are six teams which are considered to be the Original or Traditional Six: the Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, New York ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 328 Pages (3,254 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running and Ultramarathons: Expert Advice, and Some Humor, on Training, Competing, Gummy Bears, Snot Rockets, and More ... by Jason Robillard (Skyhorse) 4.7 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Jason Robillard has been doing ultramarathons for many years, and started advocating for barefoot running before it was cool and is considered an authority on it. In this guide, he teaches trail-running newbies and experienced marathoners essential survival skills and tips for running long distances: how to run in snow, ice, and mud; how to cross large streams of water; what to do when you have to go number 2 on mile 30 of a 50-mile run; preparing for trouble (building a fire, surviving in the heat and cold); running in ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 352 Pages (3,427 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Complete History of Cross-Country Running: From the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day by Andrew Boyd Hutchinson (Carrel Books) 4.2 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

In The Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross-country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international scale. It includes chronicles of legendary teams, inspirational tales of achievement, controversies, and interviews with record?breaking runners past and present. From Walter George and Alfred Shrubb to Steve Prefontaine, Bill Rogers, and Galen Rupp -- and everyone in between -- Hutchinson uncovers all angles, via training ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 328 Pages (42,003 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns by Robert A. Sadowski (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

For more than 100 years, Shooter's Bible has been the ultimate comprehensive resource for shooting enthusiasts across the board. Trusted by everyone from competitive shooters to hunters to those who keep firearms for protection, this leading series is always expanding. Here is the first edition of the Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns—your all-encompassing resource with up-to-date information on combat and defensive handguns, training and defensive ammunition, handgun ballistics, tactical and concealment holsters, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 1,050 Pages (64,180 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Fly-Fisher's Craft: The Art and History by Darrel Martin (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified 4 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 ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 494 Pages (33,419 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Incredible Fishing Stories: Classic Angling Tales from Around the World by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) Price verified 5 hours ago

Fishing is many things to many people. To some, quietly dangling a worm for a sunfish in a local farm pond is not only exciting, but relaxing and reflective. To others, it's all about the adventure of traveling to exotic locales and fishing for ten-pound rainbow trout in Alaska or 100-pound tarpon in Central America. To others, it's an integral part of life, not just a pastime but something to live for. Still others feel compelled to write about it, to try to understand this sport that grips so many. In this collection, you'll read ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 314 Pages (9,131 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Facing Mariano Rivera: Players Recall the Greatest Relief Pitcher Who Ever Lived by David Fischer (Sports Publishing) 4.3 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

The all-time career leader in saves, with 652, Mariano Rivera is one of the greatest professional athletes in history. Since taking over the closer's role for the New York Yankees in 1997, until his retirement in 2013, Rivera saved 30 or more games in every season but one. In addition, he has an astonishing MLB record 42 postseason saves, with 11 of them coming in the World Series. After 19 seasons in the Major Leagues, his preeminence among relief pitchers is assumed and his induction into Cooperstown assured. And he accomplished ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 312 Pages (1,707 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

The Oklahoma Football Encyclopedia: 2nd Edition by Ray Dozier (Sports Publishing) 4.8 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

The Oklahoma Football Encyclopedia is an historical description of every University of Oklahoma football game from the beginning in 1895 through today. Learn how the team got its start and how Coach Bennie Owen laid the foundation for the Sooners to become one of the most respected teams on the college football scene. Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer, and Bob Stoops later directed the Sooners to college football's elite prize. Wilkinson was a great teacher of the Split-T formation, which guided the Sooners to three national ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 380 Pages (15,289 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

An Illustrated History of Duke Basketball: A Legacy of Achievement by Bill Brill (Sports Publishing) 4.6 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified one day 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: 432 Pages (50,346 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Bears Stories Ever Told by Steve McMichael (Sports Publishing) 4.0 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

More than just a football team, the Chicago Bears are a vital part of Chicago culture. After close to a century of play, the Bears have won more regular season games than any other NFL franchise. With twenty-seven players in the Hall of Fame and fourteen retired jerseys, it's no wonder the Bears are a beloved, storied franchise. But the Bears, like Chicago, are not just people: they are true personalities. In Amazing Tales From the Chicago Bears Sideline, Bears fans can read about the men who have made the Bears one of the greatest ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 385 Pages (8,890 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Wildlife and Woodlot Management: A Comprehensive Handbook for Food Plot and Habitat Development by Monte Burch (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Combining today's issues of creating self-sustaining environments with the age-old sports of hunting, shooting and trapping, Wildlife and Woodlot Management is the ultimate guide to attracting game to your property. Expert outdoorsman Monte Burch teaches a wide variety of techniques based on his own land management practices. Learn to match the vegetation of your land to the type of wildlife you need to attract. Hundreds of diagrams and photographs as well as Burch's charming, instructional tone make woodlot management easy even for ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 337 Pages (17,995 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers: A Reference and History by Arcadi Gluckman (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

A historical reference for more than one hundred handguns. United States Martial Pistols and Revolvers, first published in 1939, provides firearm collectors and enthusiasts with a single authoritative volume containing information on the development and description of martial short arms, from the flintlock pistol that was available at the birth of the nation to the latest available handguns during the World War I. This book is particularly useful to collectors as an important reference source, offering a listing of single-shot ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 322 Pages (14,040 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Classic Boxing Stories by Paul D. Staudohar (Skyhorse) Price verified 7 hours ago

Boxing has been a part of our history going back centuries. Whether it's bare knuckle or the pay-per-view fights we see today, it has been a staple in our lives. In Classic Boxing Stories, Paul D. Staudohar has collected work from dozens of writers, telling stories about the sport that has been so important to them. With tales going back 100 years, you will be enthralled in the storytelling and moved by the characters who never quit. Included in this collection are stories from such famous writers as: • O. Henry • H. C. ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 336 Pages (3,552 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Ultimate Sh*t Hits the Fan Survival Guide: How to Live Through Any Catastrophe by Len McDougall (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

The world is changing before our very eyes. Today we deal with serious social, political, economic, and environmental issues that affect our everyday lives. With this change we must adapt, and by adapt we mean be prepared to survive when things go south and society crumbles. Len McDougall has spent his entire life—almost sixty years—learning the nuts and bolts of staying alive under adverse conditions. And now more than ever will we need to take his lessons seriously, as understanding what to expect and how to adapt will increase ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 370 Pages (21,783 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Red Sox vs. Yankees: Hometown Experts Analyze, Debate, and Illuminate Baseball's Ultimate Rivalry (Classic Sports Rivalries) by Bill Nowlin (Sports Publishing) 4.6 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

Teddy Ballgame or the Great Bambino? Nomar or Jeter? Clemens or Clemens? For more than 115 years, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have been battling it out on the diamond, playing each other over 2,000 times. This heated rivalry has stood the test of time, as one team's triumph usually means the other's dismay. While the teams battle on the field, the fans and cities take the rivalry just as seriously. But who's the best? Which team's players have the edge? Which team's squad would reign supreme? If you ask a New Yorker, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 312 Pages (49,516 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions: The Narrative of a Polar Explorer (Explorers Club) by Sir John Franklin (Skyhorse) Price verified 2 days 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. ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 486 Pages (1,895 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Tales of Woods and Waters: An Anthology of Classic Hunting and Fishing Stories by Vin T. Sparano (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 4 hours ago

Whether it's hunting, fishing, or simply shooting, the love and thrill of the outdoors will always remain. In Tales of Woods and Waters, well-known outdoor editor Vin T. Sparano has collected thirty-seven of the greatest, most enjoyable, and most well-written outdoors stories to have been published. Experience the tension of hunting in the jungles of Tanzania in Jim Carmichael's “Kill the Leopard," the joys of your first .22 in Garth Sanders's “My First Rifle," the nuances of river fishing in Frank Conaway's “Big Water, Little ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 368 Pages (1,129 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

American Pistol Shooting by William D. Frazer (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

The ultimate book for the gun enthusiast and the historian alike, American Pistol Shooting is a textbook of old-world techniques for successful shooting. The author Major William D. Frazer was an incredibly accomplished marksman in his day, earning the US Army's Distinguished Marksman badge in 1922. Almost entirely self taught, Frazer knew that the world needed a comprehensive book on pistol shooting technique, and he was the man to write that book. Brilliantly detailed with sections on caring for your pistols, trigger control, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 354 Pages (28,968 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 60 Sporting Breeds by Vickie Lamb (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Find and train the perfect hunting dog with this expansive reference book. For centuries, man has hunted with dogs. Today there are dozens of purposefully bred sports dogs to choose from. The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book delves into the various breeds that exist, offering information on their temperaments, skills, and looks. Included in The Ultimate Hunting Dog Reference Book is advice on: Choosing the perfect hunting dog Caring for your dog's health Training you dog Fun games to play with your dog The best hunting ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 472 Pages (16,022 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Pirates By the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Bucs By Uniform Number by David Finoli (Sports Publishing) 4.7 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

When the National League decided on June 22, 1932, to place numbers on the backs of uniforms to make it easier for fans to follow their favorite players, no one knew at the time just what a landmark decision it would turn out to be. In fact, when the Pittsburgh Pirates donned numbered jerseys eight days later against the St. Louis Cardinals at Forbes Field, the uniform numbers were so unimportant on the team's list of priorities that it was second billing to the main event of that day: the first Ladies Day in Pirates history. The ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 330 Pages (5,117 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Shooter's Bible, 106th Edition: The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (83 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

With over seven million copies sold, this is the must-have reference book for gun collectors and firearm enthusiasts of all ages. 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 106th edition also contains new and existing ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 2,311 Pages (63,070 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Amazing Tales from the New York Yankees Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Yankees Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team) by Ken McMillan (Sports Publishing) 3.9 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

When it comes to baseball glory, no other team comes close to the New York Yankees, winners of forty American League pennants and twenty-seven World Series championships. Amazing Tales from the Yankee Dugout is a compilation of the funniest, strangest, and most unique stories, anecdotes, and tall tales that have been attributed to baseball's legendary New York Yankees through the years. Fans will gain new insights about the famed Bronx Bombers that they've never read before.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 433 Pages (4,187 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

My Life and the Beautiful Game by Pele (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (28 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

While kicking a ball through the dusty streets of his Brazilian hometown, young Edson Arantes do Nascimento was given the nickname Pelé so casually that no one remembers its meaning. Today, the name is famous worldwide as belonging to history's greatest soccer player. Here, in Pelé's own words, is his incredible life story: his five goals in the last two games of the 1958 World Cup at the tender age of 17, his glory years with his Brazilian club FC Santos, his role in four World Cup tournaments, his comeback as a member of the ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 356 Pages (19,773 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living, The by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and arranged by Jay Cassell, you'll see that going off the grid, adapting to your surroundings, and depending on yourself and your land is really not as challenging as one may think. With the information and tips you learn in this book, you'll easily find success as a modern-day homesteader. The essays featured in The Ultimate Guide ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 801 Pages (50,254 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

1,001 Pearls of Golfers' Wisdom: Advice and Knowledge, from Tee to Green (1001 Pearls) by Jim Apfelbaum (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 7 hours ago

There's an old adage about sports writing that says "the smaller the ball, the better the writing." The quotes that make up 1,001 Pearls of Golfer's Wisdom prove that to be most definitely true! Including great golfers from all around the world and every era of history--Ben Hogan, Bob Hope, George Bernard Shaw, Gary Player, John Updike, Laura Baugh, Tom Watson, Lee Trevino, Donald Trump, Winston Churchill, Bill Murray, and more--these quotes offer wit and wisdom on every stroke and situation. With a foreword from the great Arnold ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 401 Pages (643 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Philosophical Fisherman: Reflections on Why We Fish by Harold F. Blaisdell (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

“My favorite book on fishing—a classic from one of my favorite writers." —John Randolph, former editor, Fly Fisherman Earthy and philosophical, practical yet speculative—this book is a wonderful and enduring portrait of a fisherman's temperament. Full of the late Harold F. Blaisdell's infectious humanity and wisdom, The Philosophical Fisherman, long out of print, is a classic. Blaisdell is always independent and original in his thinking. He refutes the widely held theory that game fish attack artificial lures because they ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 384 Pages (1,446 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Identification of Firearms: From Ammunition Fired Therein With an Analysis of Legal Authorities by Jack Disbrow Gunther (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

The 1930s was a decade that provided impressive breakthroughs in the field of forensic ballistics, or firearms identification. Following the St. Valentine's Day Massacre of 1929, where ballistic expert Calvin Goddard's testimony brought attention to the relatively new field, several forensic ballistic books were published. Among these were Burrard's The Identification of Firearms and Forensic Ballistics and Hatcher's Textbook of Firearms Investigations, Identification, and Evidence. Burrard introduced forensic examination to the ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 493 Pages (88,327 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Automatic Arms: Their History, Development and Use by Melvin M. Johnson (Skyhorse) 3.4 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

The evolution of automatic weapons is one of the most significant developments in weapons history. While this development has been filled with disagreements, controversy, and stray hurdles, out of all of this tumult, shouting, and shooting has come the progress in firearms from the days when it was necessary to build a fire under a gun to make it go off to the “you press the button and they do the work" automatic firearms of the present day. In 1941, Melvin M. Johnson Jr. and Charles T. Haven, both well-established experts on ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 518 Pages (41,655 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Gun Trader's Guide, Thirty-Fifth Edition: A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms with Current Market Values by Stephen D. Carpenteri (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (31 Reviews)    Price verified 19 hours ago

If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader's Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings for handguns, shotguns, and rifles from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Beretta, Browning, Colt, Remington, Savage, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 608 Pages (48,547 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Frog with Self-Cleaning Feet: . . . And Other Extraordinary Tales from the Animal World by Michael Bright (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 4 hours ago

Did you know that an ostrich egg can make an omelet for ten people? How about that crocodiles have the world's most powerful bite, yet their mouths can be held shut by a man's bare hands? Or that box jellyfish are the most venomous creature in the world, and they're almost impossible to see? Wild animals do the most extraordinary, and sometimes frightening, things. Some are exceptionally bright, using tools and even treating themselves with medicinal plants. Others are devious, using chemical warfare and theft to get what they want. ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 305 Pages (812 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Knuckleball: The History of the Unhittable Pitch by Lew Freedman (Sports Publishing) 3.8 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

“It took me a day to learn [the knuckleball] and a lifetime to learn how to throw it for a strike." This quote, by pitcher and coach Charlie Hough, is the best way to understand baseball's most baffling and mysterious pitch. Not even the best practitioners of the art of throwing a knuckleball know where it is going most of the time. As a pitch that floats and comes into the plate in what appears to be slow motion, it is miraculous that those who employ the pitch don't get creamed all over the park by batters who seem to know that ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 320 Pages (1,273 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Amazing Tales from Hog Heaven: A Collection of the Greatest Arkansas Razorbacks Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team) by Nate Allen (Sports Publishing) 5.0 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

The University of Arkansas and its Razorbacks hold a special place in the hearts of Arkansans, not simply because the state has no professional sports teams, but because of the colorful players and coaches who have passed through the campus gates. Author Nate Allen chronicles the good, the bad, and the funny from UA's athletic history, as found in Tales from Hog Heaven and More Tales from Hog Heaven, in Amazing Tales from Hog Heaven. Fans will be able to read tales of some of the legendary Razorbacks through the decades -- from 1st ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 320 Pages (1,178 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey by Tim Hornbaker (Sports Publishing) 4.6 Stars (34 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Charles Albert “The Old Roman" Comiskey was a larger-than-life figure—a man who had precision in his speech and who could work a room with handshakes and smiles. While he has been vilified in film as a rotund cheapskate and the driving force, albeit unknowingly, behind the actions of the 1919 White Sox, who threw the World Series (nicknamed the “Black Sox" scandal), that statement is far from the truth. In his five decades involved in baseball, Comiskey loved the sport through and through. It was his passion, his life blood, and ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 408 Pages (2,024 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Shooter's Bible, 108th Edition: The World?s Bestselling Firearms Reference by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (105 Reviews)    Price verified 7 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 108th edition also contains new and existing product sections on ammunition, optics, and accessories, plus updated handgun and rifle ballistic tables along with extensive charts of ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 608 Pages (101,084 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Warren Spahn: A Biography of the Legendary Lefty by Lew Freedman (Sports Publishing) 3.8 Stars (15 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

With 363 victories, Warren Spahn is the winningest left-handed pitcher in baseball history. During his 21-year career, Spahn won 20+ games thirteen times, was a 17-time All Star, a Cy Young-award winner, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. In addition, Spahn was also a war hero, serving in World War II and awarded the Purple Heart. To say Spahn lived a storied life is an understatement. In Warren Spahn, author Lew Freedman tells the story of this incredible lefty. Known for his supremely high leg kick, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 331 Pages (6,377 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Instrument Flying Handbook: Revised Edition by Federal Aviation Administration (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (107 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

The Federal Aviation Administration's Instrument Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, aviation instructors, and controllers with the knowledge and skills required to operate an aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions. This up-to-date edition is illustrated with full-color graphics and photographs and covers topics such as basic atmospheric science, the air traffic control system, spatial disorientation and optical illusions, flight support systems, and emergency responses. The book's two appendixes contain ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 368 Pages (58,489 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Fusion Fly Tying: Steelhead, Salmon, and Trout Flies of the Synthetic Era by Greg Senyo (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (36 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

• Thorough and complete how-to guide for fusion fly tying • Shares essential techniques with clear instructions • Written by Greg Senyo, an expert on tying your own flies Do you want to learn more efficient and effective methods for fusion fly tying? Are you wondering which types of synthetic fly work best for which fish and where? If so, this guide is for you. Fusion Fly Tying highlights 35 of Senyo's signature and tried-and-true steelhead flies used throughout North America. They are suitable for many types of fish, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 497 Pages (93,809 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Golf's Iron Horse: The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy by John Sabino (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. But most avid golfers are average players, relishing in the joy of the sport itself. In Golf's Iron Horse, celebrated golf writer John Sabino chronicles the previously untold story of Ralph Kennedy, a golf amateur whose love of the game set him on par to play more courses than anyone before. A founding member of Mamaroneck, New York's prestigious Winged Foot Golf Club, Kennedy had long been ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 314 Pages (11,224 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Lost Arts of the Sportsman: The Ultimate Guide to Hunting, Fishing, Trapping, and Camping by Francis Henry Buzzacott (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

The Lost Art of the Sportsman is an exhaustive reference text and a compulsively addictive narrative from the turn of the 1900s. Francis H. Buzzacott would find little in common with the hiker and camper of contemporary times. This is the American frontiersman at his best -- no-holds-barred approach to sporting. And while some of the advice and information in The Lost Art of the Sportsman has undoubtedly been replaced with the advent of new technology, what's surprising is just how much of the book is still essential advice and ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 561 Pages (171,124 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Shooter's Bible and Gun Trader's Guide Box Set by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Now available in one special set, the bestselling must-have reference book and one-stop guide to buying new and collectible firearms. Previously published as two separate reference guides, Skyhorse Publishing is packaging its bestselling Shooter's Bible and Gun Trader's Guide together for the first time. Now, gun enthusiasts can see the specs and photos of brand-new and currently produced firearms as well as information and market prices for collectible firearms with one purchase. Published annually for more than eighty years, the ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 1,204 Pages (149,761 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Racing the Sunset: How Athletes Survive, Thrive, or Fail in Life After Sport by Scott Tinley (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

A seventh-generation Californian, Scott Tinley led the quintessential Golden State dream. As he grew from beach rat to lifeguard to a recreational administration major, it seemed only natural to him that he would try to parlay the athletic skills gleaned from this idyllic lifestyle into a profession as one of the best triathletes in the world. For twenty years, his skill, tenacity, and devil-may-care attitude guided him along the path. But when age took hold of his legs, and no amount of training would help, his athletic gold rush ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 386 Pages (1,031 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Champions of Philadelphia: The Greatest Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, and Flyers Teams by Rich Westcott (Sports Publishing) 3.5 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 3 hours ago

Since the start of the twentieth century, Philadelphia's professional teams in four major sports have won a combined total of seventeen championships. All of Philadelphia's current teams—the Phillies in baseball, the Eagles in football, the Flyers in ice hockey, and the 76ers in basketball—have won championships. The list of champs also includes long-gone teams such as the Athletics in baseball, the Warriors in basketball, and the Frankford Yellow Jackets in football. In Rich Westcott's The Champions of Philadelphia, each of these ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 320 Pages (6,743 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Shooter's Bible, 107th Edition: The World?'s Bestselling Firearms Reference by Jay Cassell (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (83 Reviews)    Price verified 7 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 ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 1,962 Pages (98,069 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Faith and Fear in Flushing: An Intense Personal History of the New York Mets by Greg W. Prince (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (29 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

The New York Mets fan is an Amazin' creature whose species finds its voice at last in Greg Prince's Faith and Fear In Flushing, the definitive account of what it means to root for and live through the machinations of an endlessly fascinating if often frustrating baseball team. Prince, coauthor of the highly regarded blog of the same name, examines how the life of the franchise mirrors the life of its fans, particularly his own. Unabashedly and unapologetically, Prince stands up for all Mets fans and, by proxy, sports fans everywhere ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 321 Pages (951 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Cleveland Cavaliers A-Z by Roger Gordon (Sports Publishing) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 4 hours ago

A must-have book for any Cavs fan, Cleveland Cavaliers A- Z is compiled alphabetically for easy accessibility. The book offers a complete history of the franchise and includes hundreds of different items of interest. After the Cavaliers were founded as an expansion team in 1970, the team and its fans endured a league-worst 15-67 record in the inaugural season under head coach Bill Fitch. That gave the Cavs the first pick in the 1971 NBA Draft, which they used on Notre Dame's Austin Carr, who joined a Cavaliers team that already had ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 312 Pages (4,513 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

U.S. Army Guide to Military Mountaineering (US Army Survival) by Department of the Army (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Mountains exist in almost every country in the world and almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change, and soldiers will continue to fight in mountainous terrain in future conflicts. Although mountain operations have not changed, several advancements in equipment and transportation have increased the soldiers' capabilities. The helicopter now allows access to terrain that was once unreachable or could be reached only by slow methodical climbing. Inclement weather, however, may place ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 433 Pages (15,023 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Hometown Team: Four Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography by Mike Shalin (Sports Publishing) 5.0 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

For Red Sox fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players, The Hometown Team enables them to do just that, through the lens of longtime photographer Steve Babineau. From star and support players, to members of the grounds crew, Red Sox staff, alumni, and some opposing players, this book features Fenway's most memorable characters from the past forty years, with behind-the-scenes images of the ballpark during that time as well. This scrapbook-style book features fun and insightful commentary from veteran sportswriter ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 320 Pages (239,917 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Solving Deer Problems: How to Deerproof Your Yard and Garden by Peter Loewer (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

What can I do? Gardeners are asking themselves—and experts—this question with increasing urgency about the deer that threaten their carefully cultivated lawns and gardens. With the increased development of suburban and rural land and the lack of natural predators, deer populations are exploding and living closer to humans than ever before—and they're nibbling on more beloved blooms as well. How can the deer be stopped? What plants are safe? Peter Loewer has the answers in Solving Deer Problems. In this manual, he addresses ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 336 Pages (38,005 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Disaster Preparedness NYC: An Essential Guide to Communication, First Aid, Evacuation, Power, Water, Food, and More before and after the Worst Happens by Olivia Maria Jovine (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (3 Reviews)    Price verified 16 hours ago

If you live in New York City, you know this great city has seen and recovered from many disasters of every scale. But if the next Hurricane Sandy, 9/11, blizzard, power outage, fire, or heat wave hits your borough, would you be ready? With Disaster Preparedness NYC, learn what it takes to be prepared and react to disaster. This book is the go-to guide for emergency preparedness in New York City, from before (planning and packing and practicing) to during (making sure you have all the resources you need to survive for disasters that ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 316 Pages (15,294 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning (US Army Survival) by United States Marine Corps. (Skyhorse) 3.8 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 55 minutes ago

U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning is a complete reproduction of the combat conditioning program that was completed by all World War II-era Officer Candidates while at OCS in Quantico, Virginia. Combat Conditioning is defined as the physical and mental conditioning of individual Marines for hand-to-hand combat and is an essential part of the progressive training of all Marines. In addition to conditioning the Marines physically, the program is designed to help them overcome inhibitions toward physical contact. The goal is not only to ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 352 Pages (63,125 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

1001 Fishing Tips: The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Catching More and Bigger Fish by Lamar Underwood (Skyhorse) 3.5 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

Ten percent of all anglers catch 90 percent of the fish taken. It's really true, and shows that as much as it is enjoyable, fishing can be frustrating when it comes to results. 1001 Fishing Tips is the book that will help any angler crack into fishing's elite successful 10 percent, the group that catches more fish and has more fun every time they get out fishing. Revealed here in quick-read, info-laden nuggets of angling wisdom are the secrets and techniques that make the difference between success and failure. Fishing isn't just ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 386 Pages (63,134 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Gun Trader's Guide to Shotguns: A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Reference for Modern Shotguns with Current Market Values by Robert A. Sadowski (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Everything you need to know to buy, sell, and collect shotguns. Gun Trader's Guide is the bestselling collectible firearms reference, having sold over two million copies in thirty-six editions. The guide includes prices for all types of firearms, but what if you are only interested in buying, selling, and collecting shotguns? Then Gun Trader's Guide to Shotguns is the book for you! Featuring all your favorite shotguns from the original Gun Trader's Guide, plus hundreds more, this is the only reference you'll ever need. Veteran ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 655 Pages (27,739 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Rifle Marksmanship: A Guide to M16- and M4-Series Weapons by Department of the Army (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (5 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

Rifle Marksmanship is the newly revised, official guide to planning and executing training on the M16-series rifles (M16A1, M16A2, M16A3, and M16A4) and M4 carbine. This handbook is developed by the US Army for commanders, leaders, and instructors to help create training programs and materials for soldiers to complete the United States Army rifle marksmanship program. It offers a comprehensive guide to the specifics and capabilities of each weapon and an introduction to the fundamentals of marksmanship, followed by complete guidance ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 658 Pages (103,781 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Boston Marathon: Year-by-Year Stories of the World's Premier Running Event by Tom Derderian (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 15 hours ago

From running legend Tom Derderian comes a comprehensive look at one of the most storied and celebrated athletic events in the nation, the Boston Marathon. For more than 110 years, the race has been regarded as one of the world's great racing traditions. From the narrow starting line on Main Street, through the Screams Tunnel, past the coeds of Wellesley, and up the infamous Heartbreak Hill, Derderian chronicles the unforgettable passions, triumphs, and pitfalls of every race in the marathon's storied history. The book also includes ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 880 Pages (170,136 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Gun Trader's Guide, Thirty-Fourth Edition: A Comprehensive, Fully-Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms with Current Market Values by Stephen D. Carpenteri (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (37 Reviews)    Price verified 22 hours ago

Gun Trader's Guide is the original reference guide for gun values. For more than half a century, this book has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Now in a completely updated edition, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings for handguns, shotguns, and rifles from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Beretta, Browning, Colt, Remington, Winchester, and many more. This thirty-fourth ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 608 Pages (34,776 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Gun Trader's Guide, Thirty-Ninth Edition: A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Guide to Modern Collectible Firearms with Current Market Values by Robert A. Sadowski (Skyhorse) 4.6 Stars (33 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader's Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings for handguns, shotguns, and rifles from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Beretta, Browning, Colt, Remington, Savage, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 1,955 Pages (44,930 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The Outpost of the Lost: An Arctic Adventure by David L. Brainard (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 16 hours ago

In the summer of 1881, Lt. Adolphus Greely of the Fifth United States Cavalry and a crew of twenty-one men set out on the Proteus to explore the then relatively-unknown Arctic Circle. During their three-year journey, the Lady Franklin Bay expedition, as it came to be known, was meant to ascertain new astronomical data, to establish an observation station, and to record other meteorological data. And while they did accomplish those tasks, the crew of the Proteus will instead forever be remembered for the catastrophe that they ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 336 Pages (1,007 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Deer Hunter's & Land Manager's Pocket Reference: A Database for Hunters and Rural Landowners Interested in Deer Management by J. Wayne Fears (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Finally, the deer hunting and land management reference you have always wanted! Get the answers to your deer hunting questions right now, in the field, with this pocket size, take-with-you, reference book. Use it to settle those campfire debates or to figure out a hunting technique for that elusive buck you have been tracking or to mix your own special food plot seed mix. For the first time, here is a unique reference book that is filled with a collection of useful information to help make you a more successful deer hunter and a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 472 Pages (36,005 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Baseball's Good Guys: The Real Heroes of the Game by Marshall J. Cook (Sports Publishing) 4.4 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 24 hours ago

From Lou Gehrig to Derek Jeter, here are 26 players, including one woman, fans will want to get to know better because of their courage, determination, charity, and sacrifice.

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 324 Pages (1,943 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the World by Mark Collins Jenkins (Skyhorse) 3.3 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

Many regard Muhammad Ali simply as “The Greatest" heavyweight of all time. Others admire his battles against racial injustice and religious intolerance. A few just call him “Dad." They are all here in this book—fifty men and women of note coming together to celebrate the man Sports Illustrated crowned “Sportsman of the Century": Angelo Dundee, Ali's trainer; Billy Crystal, actor; Sir Henry Cooper, former British and European heavyweight champion; Bert Sugar, journalist and boxing historian; Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali's daughter; ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 512 Pages (42,578 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Giants vs. Dodgers: The Coast-to-Coast History of the Rivalry Heard ?Round the World by Joe Konte (Sports Publishing) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Games between the Dodgers and Giants are never just another day at the ballpark. Dating back to the late nineteenth century—when the teams embodied the competitive spirit of rival metropolises of New York and Brooklyn—the Giants-Dodgers rivalry gained intensity throughout the early twentieth century. The cheering and jeering continued unabated until 1957, when the clubs backed the moving vans up to the Polo Grounds and Ebbets Field, and took their rivalry to new venues in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Indeed, Brooklyn-New York ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 424 Pages (9,713 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Greed and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Doc Gooden, Lawrence Taylor, Ed Koch, Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump, and the Mafia in 1980s New York by Sean Deveney (Sports Publishing) 3.4 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

On October 28, 1986, just one day after winning one of the most thrilling World Series in history, the New York Mets were feted by more than two million fans with a parade through the city. In news accounts of the event, there was a small aside, as this one in the New York Times: "Notable in his absence was the pitcher Dwight Gooden, who Mets officials later said had overslept." No, the Mets' twenty-one-year-old phenom had not slept too late. He had not slept at all, in fact. For Gooden, his postgame champagne celebration kicked ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 387 Pages (6,297 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Facing Ted Williams: Players from the Golden Age of Baseball Recall the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived by Dave Heller (Sports Publishing) 3.6 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 2 days ago

“The Splendid Splinter," “Teddy Ballgame," “The Kid"—no matter the nickname, Ted Williams was one of the most accomplished hitters in baseball history. He was the last man to hit .400 in a single season, a nineteen-time All-Star, a two-time MVP and Triple Crown award winner, and an inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966... all while serving his country in World War II and the Korean War. Far from a conventional biography, Facing Ted Williams aims to offer a different perspective with testimonials from teammates ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 338 Pages (5,456 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Maradona: The Autobiography of Soccer's Greatest and Most Controversial Star by Diego Armando Maradona (Skyhorse) 3.8 Stars (22 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

• Argentina history book about the controversial Diego Maradona • A soccer biography for kids • Follows the author's journey from childhood to 1994 "Sometimes I think that my whole life is on film, that my whole life is in print. But it's not like that. There are things which are only in my heart -- that no one knows. At last I have decided to tell everything." -- Diego Maradona Diego Maradona went from a poor boy in a Buenos Aires shanty town to a genius with the soccer ball. He kicked his way to the top of South ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 330 Pages (28,108 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole by Euphemia Vale Blake (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

"While floating down on the ice-floe, in the midst of dirt and darkness, hungry and cold... I wondered at myself that I could have learned, in a few short months, to have eaten such things, and submitted to such practices, as but few civilized persons have ever been called to endure." In June of 1871, navigator George E. Tyson and the Polaris sailed forth from New York to pursue an American dream -- to be the first expedition to explore the icy waters of the North Pole. Led by Captain Hall, veteran Arctic explorer, and funded with a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 498 Pages (10,964 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Astream: American Writers on Fly Fishing by Robert DeMott (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 19 hours ago

This marvelous collection features stories from some of America's finest and most respected writers about one of the world's most solitary and satisfying sports: fly fishing. For the first time, the stories of thirty-one acclaimed writers including Kim Barnes, Walter Bennett, Russell Chatham, Guy de la Valdène, Robert DeMott, Chris Dombrowski, Ron Ellis, Jim Fergus, Kate Fox, Charles Gaines, Bruce Guernsey, Jim Harrison, Pam Houston, Michael Keaton, Greg Keeler, Sydney Lea, Ted Leeson, Nick Lyons, Craig Mathews, Thomas McGuane, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 321 Pages (3,300 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

A Season with Verona: A Soccer Fan Follows His Team Around Italy in Search of Dreams, National Character and . . . Goals! by Tim Parks (Arcade) 4.0 Stars (16 Reviews)    Price verified 22 hours ago

Is Italy a united country, or a loose affiliation of warring states? Is Italian football (which we Americans know as "soccer") a sport, or an ill-disguised protraction of ancient enmities? After twenty years in the bel paese, Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of his hometown soccer club, Hellas Verona, to pay a different kind of visit to some of the world's most beautiful cities, and to get a fresh take on the conundrum that is national character. From Udine to Catania, from the San Siro to the Olimpico, traveling ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 466 Pages (3,390 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Weather Disasters: How to Prepare For and Survive Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Blizzards, and Other Catastrophes by Mark D. Williams (Skyhorse) Price verified 18 hours ago

Floods. Blizzards. Landslides. Earthquakes. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Severe weather happens every day across the globe. We see and hear of the devastating consequences whenever we tune into the evening news: property ravaged, communities destroyed, and lives lost. But although these events are unstoppable, you can prepare. In Weather Disasters, veteran authors and disaster survivors Mark and Amy Williams provide vital information on prepping for and surviving every major type of weather disaster. Each chapter is devoted to a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 312 Pages (138,459 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The Rise of the Seminoles: FSU Football Under Bobby Bowden by Lew Freedman (Sports Publishing) 4.3 Stars (6 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

The Rise of the Seminoles is the fairy-tale story of Florida State University football. From 1973–75, the football team at FSU had a combined record of 4–29. The next season, Bobby Bowden took over as head football coach and, over the next thirty-three years, led FSU to twenty-one bowl game wins and two National Championships. The Rise of the Seminoles is not just about Bobby Bowden; it is about the season that started it all: 1976. Before Bowden took over and the University of Miami gained its notoriety, college football in the ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 312 Pages (4,526 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Silk and Steel: Women at Arms by Robert L Wilson (Skyhorse) 4.7 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Silk and Steel: Women at Arms is the first comprehensive presentation on the subject of women and firearms. No object has had a greater impact on world history over the past 650 years than the firearm, and Wilson shows how women have played a vital role in its development. 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 ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 336 Pages (32,616 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The History and Art of the American Gun: The Art of American Arms by Robert L Wilson (Skyhorse) 4.9 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified 7 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 ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 683 Pages (42,195 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

Natural Gardening for Birds: Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat in Your Backyard by Julie Zickefoose (Skyhorse) 4.6 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

A Practical Illustrated Bird-Oriented Gardening Book with Great Reference Charts Bird-watchers everywhere dream of a landscape dotted with fruiting shrubs, nests tucked into twining vines, and birds flocking to feeding stations. Let Natural Gardening for Birds show you how to lay out the welcome mat for birds by considering all of their needs, including year-round food, water, and shelter. Whether you're looking to create a hummingbird garden, install a water feature, create alluring perches, or simply designate a corner of your ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 377 Pages (14,264 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020

The Best Sailing Stories Ever Told (Best Stories Ever Told) by Stephen Brennan (Skyhorse) 3.3 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

For thousands of years, we have set out sailing for all kinds of reasons—for battle, for infinite wealth, for the excitement of exploring the unknown, and for escape from the mundane. We have always had a primal relationship with the sea—even those who have never been to sea remain fascinated by the seafaring life and tales of salty adventure. Now in a brand-new series collection, The Best Sailing Stories Ever Told brings together such diverse authors as Charles Dickens, Jack London, John Masefield, Stephen Crane, Herman Melville, ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [x] / Length: 575 Pages (22,035 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 23rd, 2020
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