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  • Blind Zen

    Blind Zen

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Stefan Verstappen
    Duration: 06:05:00

    Blind Zen, tells the story of how a blind woman's efforts to learn self-defense led to a unique experiment to adapt martial arts and eastern philosophy to develop new skills and increase self-confidence for the blind and vision impaired. This book includes descriptions and scientific explanatio ... [ more ]

  • Shooting Stars

    Shooting Stars

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Lebron James
    Duration: 07:15:00

    From the ultimate team- basketball superstar LeBron James and Buzz Bissinger, Pulitzer Prize'winning author of Friday Night Lights and Three Nights in August-a poignant, thrilling tale of the power of teamwork to transform young lives, including James's own. The Shooting Stars were a bunch of k ... [ more ]

  • Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era

    Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era

    Genre: History,Sports,North American,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Gary M. Pomerantz
    Duration: 10:22:00

    On the night of March 2, 1962, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers. As historic and revolutionary as the achiev ... [ more ]

  • Invincible

    Invincible

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Vince Papale
    Duration: 05:24:00

    In 1976, Vince Papale was a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher, part-time bartender, and season ticket holder for the Philadelphia Eagles, the team he'd grown up rooting for. He had always loved football, but the closest he'd ever come to playing on Sundays was in local rough touch leagues. Until f ... [ more ]

  • Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting For

    Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting For

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Craig Sager, Craig Sager Jr.
    Duration: 06:30:00

    Time is something that cannot be bought, it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply. Time is simply how you live your life. Craig Sager This program is read by Holter Graham and Craig Sager II. Thanks to an eccentric wardrobe filled with brightly colored suits and a ... [ more ]

  • Great American Novel

    Great American Novel

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Philip Roth
    Duration: 14:39:00

    Gil Gamesh, the only pitcher who ever literally tried to kill the umpire. The ex-con first baseman John Baal, The Babe Ruth of the Big House, who never hit a homerun sober. If you've never heard of them - or of the Ruppert Mundy's, the only homeless big-league ball team in American history - it's be ... [ more ]

  • Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet

    Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jennifer Homans
    Duration: 23:31:00

    One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year, Apollo's Angels is the first cultural history of ballet ever written. For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. A ballerina ... [ more ]

  • Moe & Me: Encounters with Moe Norman, Golf's Mysterious Genius

    Moe & Me: Encounters with Moe Norman, Golf's Mysterious Genius

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Lorne Rubenstein
    Duration: 05:28:00

    Globe and Mail golf columnist Lorne Rubenstein has authored multiple acclaimed books and had his work featured in major golf publications. Moe & Me is a riveting exploration of the life of Moe Norman, known for his unusual swing on the course - and his crippling insecurity and introverted nature off ... [ more ]

  • Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

    Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Memoir
    Author: Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein
    Duration: 12:24:54

    Amazon Best Book of the MonthMaria Toorpakai is a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own paths to autonomy, fulfillment, and genuine personhood. --Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains EchoedMaria Too ... [ more ]

  • Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback

    Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: George Plimpton
    Duration: 13:41:00

    Based off the book that made a legend--PAPER LION capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, and now features an introduction by Tom Wolfe. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for PAPER LION, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism. With his characte ... [ more ]

  • Maybe I'll Pitch Forever

    Maybe I'll Pitch Forever

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: LeRoy (Satchel) Paige
    Duration: 06:52:00

    Satchel Paige was forty-two years old when he became the first black pitcher in the American League in 1948. Although the oldest rookie around, he was already a legend. For twenty-two years, beginning in 1926, Paige dazzled throngs with his performance in the Negro Baseball Leagues. Then he outlaste ... [ more ]

  • Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner

    Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Robert Edelstein
    Duration: 11:54:00

    Curtis Turner, the first NASCAR celebrity, wrote the book on living fast and dying young. Charismatic and fearless, he created drama at the racetrack and in his personal life, living the American Dream several times over before he died a violent and mysterious death at the young age of forty-six. ... [ more ]

  • Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship

    Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Dave Kindred
    Duration: 14:24:00

    Muhammed Ali and Howard Cosell, a legendary athlete and a television icon, were individually interesting, but together they were mesmerizing. They were profoundly different-young and old, black and white, a Muslim and a Jew-yet they had in common forces that made them unforgettable: both were unprec ... [ more ]

  • Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguex, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era

    Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguex, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Tim Elfrink, Gus Garcia-Roberts
    Duration: 14:23:00

    The definitive, deeply revelatory, and wildly dramatic story of the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal, co-written by the reporter who broke the story. All Porter Fischer wanted was the $4,000 Tony Bosch owed him. But Bosch would not pay him back, so he swiped Bosch’s Biogenesis ledgers as collat ... [ more ]

  • Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

    Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Christianity,Entertainment,Religion & Spirituality,Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Christianity,Entertainment
    Author: Si Robertson
    Duration: 04:20:00

    America’s favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty’s Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty. Th ... [ more ]

  • Stone Cold Truth

    Stone Cold Truth

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Steve Austin
    Duration: 02:28:00

    He's wrestled under many names, Stunning Steve Austin, The Ringmaster, he even wrestled for a time under his own name, Steve Williams. But to fans he is and will always be Stone Cold Steve Austin. His quick wit and colorful use of language combined with his everyman character captured the hearts of ... [ more ]

  • Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

    Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Anatoli Boukreev, G. Weston Dewalt
    Duration: 09:37:00

    This is the gripping true account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest. On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by experienced leaders attempted to climb the highest mountain in the world, but things went terribly wrong. Crowded conditions on the mountain, miscommunications ... [ more ]

  • Smart Money

    Smart Money

    Genre: Sports,Poker,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Konik
    Duration: 06:10:00

    Gamblers whisper about a legendary syndicate known as The Brain Trust because they seem to understand more about sports betting than anyone else. Though they operate in secret, everyone involved in sports gambling wants to know what The Brains are doing -- how they do what they do, and especially, w ... [ more ]

  • No Limits: The Will to Succeed

    No Limits: The Will to Succeed

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Phelps
    Duration: 05:36:00

    Michael Phelps is one of the greatest competitors the world has ever seen. With an unprecedented eight gold medals and world-record times in seven events, his performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games set a new standard for success. He ranks among the most elite athletes in the world, and is bot ... [ more ]

  • Big Bam

    Big Bam

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Leigh Montville
    Duration: 06:09:00

    He was the Sultan of Swat. The Caliph of Clout. The Wizard of Whack. The Bambino. And simply, to his teammates, the Big Bam. From the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Ted Williams comes the thoroughly original, definitively ambitious, and exhilaratingly colorful biography of the ... [ more ]