Killing Dragons
  • Author : Fergus Fleming
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

A “dramatic and masterful” account of early alpine explorers and the challenges they faced to scale the summits (Anthony Brandt, National Geographic Adventure). In a riveting narrative of daredevils and eccentrics, Fergus Fleming gives us the breathtaking story of some of history’s greatest explorers as they conquer the soaring ...

How I Play Golf
  • Author : Tiger Woods
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

For the first time, champion Tiger Woods reveals the five secrets to his amazing success--a combination of physical, metaphysical and psychological practices he uses daily to keep his game in top shape....

The Boys of Everest
  • Author : Clint Willis
  • Publisher : Mountaineers Books
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

•The exploits of mountaineering’s most colorful band of adventurers The Boys of Everest by Clint Willis tells the gripping story of “Bonington’s Boys,” a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest’s first ascent. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement, ...

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles  Boston
  • Author : Helen Weatherall
  • Publisher : Menasha Ridge Press
  • Genre : Travel

Thanks to conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts, Boston-area hiking opportunities are vast and abundant. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Boston guides hikers on routes trodden by the likes of Wampanoag warrior King Phillip and his colonial adversaries, Concord's Henry David Thoreau, Mason Walton - the hermit of Ravenswood, and countless farmers and tradespeople ...

Top 10 of Football
  • Author : Russell Ash
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

Football fans love lists: league tables; starting 11s; performance statistics. From the bestselling author of Hamlyn's Top 10 of Everything series comes a brand new collection of 250 exclusive lists that cover everything from the obvious to the obscure and uncover fascinating facts about the planet's favourite sport, including: Top 10 bestselling World ...

As They Head for the Checkers
  • Author : Kathy Persinger
  • Publisher : Sports Publishing LLC
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

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Best Tent Camping  Georgia
  • Author : Johnny Molloy
  • Publisher : Menasha Ridge Press
  • Genre : Travel

Whether it's rafting down the Chattooga River, hiking along the Bartram Trail, or sea kayaking around Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia is stuffed with opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities. To help these adventurers on their way, Best Tent Camping: Georgia by Johnny Molloy reveals the best places in ...

Playing It My Way
  • Author : Sachin Tendulkar
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography

The greatest run-scorer in the history of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar retired in 2013 after an astonishing 24 years at the top. The most celebrated Indian cricketer of all time, he received the Bharat Ratna Award - India's highest civilian honour - on the day of his retirement. Now Sachin Tendulkar tells his ...

Trapped
  • Author : Robert K. Murray
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Genre : History

"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave turned the rescue site into ...

The Amazins
  • Author : Triumph Books,
  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beloved franchise, Triumph Books and the New York Post are jointly publishing The Amazins, a history of the Mets that includes all the highlights, the lowlights, the Hall of Famers, the underachievers, the great games and the memorable moments, virtually everything, in fact, ...

How to Be a Wildflower
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Genre : Nature

A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be a Wildflower is the book to celebrate these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do ...

The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract
  • Author : Bill James
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation

When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985, he produced an immediate classic, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the “holy book of baseball.” Now, baseball's beloved “Sultan of Stats” (The Boston Globe) is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium. Like the ...