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WHY WE SWIM

Written by Tsui, Bonnie
"A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water. I was enchanted by this book." --Rebecca Skloot, bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksHumans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be taught.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Algonquin Books | 288 Pages |
$26.95
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TOTAL OLYMPICS: EVERY OBSCURE, HILARIOUS, DRAMATIC, AND INSPIRING TALE WORTH KNOWING

Written by Fuchs, Jeremy
Motto of the modern Olympics: Faster, Higher, Stronger. But now add Stranger! Stranger, as in the 1908 Olympic marathon, which featured Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a 22-year-old pastry chef, and Champagne (yes, it was the runners' drink of choice). Or the 1948 "austerity games" in London--teams had to bring their own food, female athletes sewed their own uniforms.
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 336 Pages |
$19.95
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JEWISH SPORTS LEGENDS: THE INTERNATIONAL JEWISH SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Written by Siegman, Joseph
Following the 1972 Olympics one sportswriter referred to Mark Spitz, winner of seven gold medals, as "the first great Jewish athlete." He couldn't have been more wrong. As Jewish Sports Legends shows, Jews have excelled at athletics for centuries. This engaging volume illuminates the lives and unforgettable accomplishments of Jews in virtually every major sport played worldwide.
August 1, 2020 | Paperback | University of Nebraska Press | 354 Pages |
$39.95
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BOUTON: THE LIFE OF A BASEBALL ORIGINAL

Written by Nathanson, Mitchell
From the day he first stepped into the Yankee clubhouse, Jim Bouton (1939-2019) was the sports world's deceptive revolutionary. Underneath the crew cut and behind the all-American boy-next-door good looks lurked a maverick with a signature style.
May 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 456 Pages |
$34.95
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CALLED SHOT: BABE RUTH, THE CHICAGO CUBS, AND THE UNFORGETTABLE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON OF 1932

Written by Wolf, Thomas
In the summer of 1932, at the beginning of the turbulent decade that would remake America, baseball fans were treated to one of the most thrilling seasons in the history of the sport.
May 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 408 Pages |
$36.95
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CLIFFHANGER: NEW CLIMBING AND PEOPLE ON THE ROCKS

Journey upwards with Cliffhanger, a dizzyingly beautiful presentation of the people and places that make up the world of climbing. Climbing has recently exploded as a global phenomenon, thanks to a plethora of dedicated gyms springing up and media coverage that has had a wide reach.
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 256 Pages |
$60.00
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INCREDIBLE WOMEN OF THE ALL-AMERICAN GIRLS PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL LEAGUE: (WOMEN ATHLETES IN HISTORY, GIFT FOR TEENAGE GIRLS AND WOMEN)

Written by Orrock, Anika
This book chronicles the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the stories of the first women to play professional baseball in a league of their own. "In 1941, the world was at war, and with American men fighting overseas, the much needed pastime of professional baseball was in danger of extinction--until women stepped up to the plate."
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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BREATHWORK: HOW TO USE YOUR BREATH TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE (BREATHING TECHNIQUES FOR ANXIETY RELIEF AND STRESS, BREATH EXERCISES FOR M

Written by Smart, Andrew
Harness the power of your breath to nourish your mind, body, and spirit. For anyone in search of peace, clarity, and calm, Breathwork is an all-levels handbook of breathwork techniques--the practice of combining breathing exercises with meditation.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 160 Pages |
$16.95
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BICYCLING FOR LADIES: THE CLASSIC 1896 GUIDE TO SKILLS, EXERCISE, MECHANICS, AND DRESS

Written by Ward, Maria E
Bicycling for Ladies is the trailblazing book that introduced women to bicycling and shocked a Victorian culture on its release in 1896. Today it remains comprehensive and useful, but also celebrates women's advancement in the sport and offers an inspiring, and amusing, look back.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Apollo Publishers | 208 Pages |
$17.99
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DARK TRADE: LOST IN BOXING: LOST IN BOXING

Written by McRae, Donald
From the pages of Dark Trade"There're a lot of people you have to keep away from, a lot of people who want to bring you down. They're cheats and critics wherever you look."--Oscar De LA Hoya
February 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Hamilcar Publications |
$32.00

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