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  • Fifth Quarter

    Fifth Quarter

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jennifer Allen
    Duration: 08:21:00

    Subtitled: The Scrimmage of a Football Coach's Daughter George Allen was a top-ranked NFL coach throughout the 1960s and 1970s, coaching in turn the Chicago Bears, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Washington Redskins. Raised in a home dominated by her three football obsessed older brothers and her fath ... [ more ]

  • No Finish Line

    No Finish Line

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Sally Jenkins, Marla Runyan
    Duration: 08:07:00

    Blind? I think there's no doubt that Marla Runyan can see things much clearer than most of us with 20/20 vision. - Lance Armstrong Marla Runyan was nine years old when she was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease, an irreversible form of macular degeneration. With the uneasy but unwavering support of ... [ more ]

  • The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

    The Definitive Biography of P.D.Q. Bach

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Peter Schickele
    Duration: 01:16:00

    Printed books are all well and good, but, let's face it, it's a whole lot easier to let somebody else do the reading. P.D.Q. Bach was probably the most passive composer who ever allegedly lived, so the less effort you put into learning about him, the more you carry on his ideals. ... [ more ]

  • Glory of Their Times

    Glory of Their Times

    Genre: Sports,Baseball
    Author: Lawrence S. Ritter
    Duration: 04:54:00

    Oh, the game was very different in my day from what it's like today. I don't mean just that the fences were further back and the ball was deader and things like that. I mean it was more fun to play ball then. - Davy Jones First published in 1966, The Glory of Their Times is a universally hailed ... [ more ]

  • Role of a Lifetime: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Significant Living

    Role of a Lifetime: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Significant Living

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Nathan Whitaker, James Brown
    Duration: 02:03:00

    We live in a world that all too often operates under the overriding template of self-promotion, embracing a hooray for me attitude, and which measures success in increasingly small timeframes dotted with markers of temporal value. Millions of viewers know James Brown as a sports commentator and fo ... [ more ]

  • Moment in Time: An American Story of Baseball, Heartbreak, and Grace

    Moment in Time: An American Story of Baseball, Heartbreak, and Grace

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: David Ritz, Ralph Branca
    Duration: 06:45:00

    Ralph Branca is best known for throwing the pitch that resulted in Bobby Thomson's Shot Heard ‘Round the World, the historic homerun that capped an incredible comeback and won the pennant for the Giants in 1951. And so Branca was on the losing end of what many consider to be baseball's most thrillin ... [ more ]

  • Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit

    Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Michael Cannell
    Duration: 08:20:00

    Phil Hill, a lowly California mechanic who, defying all expectations, became the first American to win the Grand Prix championship. In the tradition of Seabiscuit and The Right Stuff, Cannell's high-octane narrative evokes the lives of the daredevils who tempted fate each Sunday by driving well ov ... [ more ]

  • On the Right Track: From Olympic Downfall to Finding Forgiveness and the Strength to Overcome and Succeed

    On the Right Track: From Olympic Downfall to Finding Forgiveness and the Strength to Overcome and Succeed

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Marion Jones, Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
    Duration: 05:32:00

    For more than a decade, Marion Jones was hailed as the the fastest woman on the planet. At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, she became the first woman ever to win five medals at one Olympics. That same year, the Associated Press and ESPN named her Athlete of the Year. She was on the cove ... [ more ]

  • Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field

    Impact Player: Leaving a Lasting Legacy On and Off the Field

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Bobby Richardson
    Duration: 08:07:00

    I want to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. Bobby Richardson. Bobby Richardson played alongside Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford, Moose Skowron, and Yogi Berra during one of the greatest dynasties in baseball history, and he remains to this day the only player from a losing team ev ... [ more ]

  • Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Matt De la Pena
    Duration: 00:08:00

    On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers arou ... [ more ]

  • Hockey Card Stories

    Hockey Card Stories

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Ken Reid
    Duration: 05:54:36

    Hockey Card Stories reveals what was really going on in your favourite old hockey cards through the eyes of the players depicted on them. Some of the cards are definitely worth a few bucks, some a few cents - but every story told here is priceless. Sportsnet's Ken Reid presents the cards you l ... [ more ]

  • Babe Ruth Baseball Legend

    Babe Ruth Baseball Legend

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Geoffrey Giuliano
    Duration: 00:46:00

    Here for the first time is a delightful audio documentary of this hard living, hard drinking, Yankee icon, featuring never before heard interviews and lively narration of his heady days as the Yankee's greatest treasure. In this exciting new audio biography of baseball's greatest gift to the world, ... [ more ]

  • Baseball Legend Joe DiMaggio

    Baseball Legend Joe DiMaggio

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Geoffrey Giuliano
    Duration: 01:02:00

    Here is Joe DiMaggio, baseball's man for all seasons in a stunning new audio documentary. DiMaggio's life and times are chronicled here from the rough and ready streets of San Francisco to the shady winding lanes of Beverly Hills and, most importantly, the Yankee's gritty sawdust dugout. This stunni ... [ more ]

  • Wit of Golf

    Wit of Golf

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation,Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Barry Johnston
    Duration: 01:12:03

    Building on the huge success of THE WIT OF CRICKET, this is a collection of the funniest golf anecdotes, jokes and stories. A bumper bag of humorous anecdotes and amusing tales from golf's best-loved personalities that proves golf is a funny old game - birdies, bunkers and all! Read hilarious stor ... [ more ]

  • Last Over

    Last Over

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: E.W. Swanton
    Duration: 03:11:00

    Listen to a cricket pundit's memoirs, featuring articles from his time as the Daily Telegraph cricket correspondent. But this audiobook also includes some surprisingly vivid and poignant accounts of his life as a Japanese prisoner of war - all read in his brown, treacly voice. ... [ more ]

  • Hanging in There

    Hanging in There

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Jon R. Chambers
    Duration: 07:43:00

    The Red Bull X-Alps is the world's most extreme race. With only a paraglider and a pair of hiking boots athletes attempt to cross the Alps from Salzburg in Austria to Monaco. In this book, British athlete Jon Chambers brings you even closer to the action and reveals his personal story of his 2011 ra ... [ more ]

  • Disappearing Quarterback

    Disappearing Quarterback

    Genre: Biographies,Sports & Recreation
    Author: Mike Boryla
    Duration: 00:58:33

    He had everything he wanted, but didn't want what he had sums up the theme of The Disappearing Quarterback by Mike Boryla, former NFL Quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Boryla relates in a humorous, yet heart wrenching way, his days as a football player on the field of Regis High School in D ... [ more ]

  • The Young Flying Fox

    The Young Flying Fox

    Genre: Sports,Other Sports & Recreation,Young Adult,Contemporary,Sports,Other Sports & Recreation,Young Adult,Contemporary
    Author: Yong Jin
    Duration: 33:20:57

    In the Qing dynasty during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor, the flying fox, Hu Fei, is a young martial artist who inherits his father Hu Yidao’s forthrightness. With excellent martial arts, he eliminates the evil and protects good people. To deliver justice for the poor man Zhong A’si who died unf ... [ more ]

  • Thank You Jesus!

    Thank You Jesus!

    Genre: Sports,Comedy,Essays & Memoirs,Adult Humor
    Author: George Foreman
    Duration: 00:36:00

    George Foreman fought Jimmy Young in 1977 in Puerto Rico. Immediately after, he retired from boxing to devote his life to spreading the word of Jesus Christ. Thank You Jesus! is a live recording of George from 1979 that captures the energy and vitality of the former heavyweight champion. F ... [ more ]

  • How to meditate

    How to meditate

    Genre: Sports,Religion & Spirituality,Prayer & Meditation,Other Sports & Recreation
    Author: John Mac
    Duration: 01:29:00

    How to meditate for beginners contains some practical exercises to achieve perfects moments of meditation : 20 practical tips for quieting the mind, meditation practices with walking meditation, chakra meditation, preparation for great guided meditation, mantra meditation, an exercise to concentrate ... [ more ]