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Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution

Cecil Harris · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The days of tennis as a country club sport for the aristocracy have long passed, as have the pre-Open era days when black players faced long odds just to be invited to the four Grand Slam events. An entire generation of sports fans has grown up seeing Venus and Serena Williams as the gold...
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The Feather Bender's Flytying Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide to Classic and Modern Trout Flies

Barry Ord Clarke · Skyhorse
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide to tying popular trout flies. This book is aimed at all fly tyers, from those with modest experience to those with more advanced skills. The author's intention is to focus on certain important elementary techniques, and then share some of his favorite...
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A Little Book of Self Care: Sleep: Harness the Power of Sleep for Optimal Health and Well-being

Petra Hawker · DK
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Make excellent sleep a life-changing reality for you--now.New science has revealed the importance of sleep as one of the foundations of good health.Take control of your sleep with more than 40 proven strategies, based on a 360-degree approach to achieving excellent sleep. Find targeted...
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Start by Believing: Larry Nassar's Crimes, the Institutions that Enabled Him, and the Brave Women Who Stopped a Monster

John Barr · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the Peabody Award-winning ESPN journalists, the definitive, devastating account of the largest sex abuse scandal in American sports history. For decades, osteopathic physician Larry Nassar built a sterling reputation as the go-to doctor for America's Olympians while treating countless...
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Maine Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Plumb, Taryn · Globe Pequot Press
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Maine Off the Beaten Path shows you the Pine Tree State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed. Discover vintage treasures...
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Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes

Joanna Harper · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are likely to feature the first transgender athlete, a topic that will be highly contentious during the competition. But transgender and intersex athletes such as Laurel Hubbard, Tifanny Abreu, and Caster Semenya didn't just turn up overnight. Both intersex...
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Smokin' Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier

Kram, Mark · Ecco
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A gripping, all-access biography of Joe Frazier, whose rivalry with Muhammad Ali riveted boxing fans and whose legacy as a figure in American sports and society enduresHistory will remember the rivalry of Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali as one for the ages, a trilogy of extraordinary fights...
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Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player

Rose, Pete · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The inside story of how Pete Rose became one of the greatest and most controversial players in the history of baseball Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball's Hit King, he shattered records that were thought to be unbreakable. And during the 1970s, he was the leader of the Big Red Machine,...
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The Game of Eating Smart: Nourishing Recipes for Peak Performance Inspired by MLB Superstars

Loria, Julie · Rodale Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An inside look at the food that fuels today's top Major League Baseball stars In Major League Baseball, the transition to eating healthy food has become more than a movement; it's a revolution. Jose Altuve, Chris Archer, Clayton Kershaw, Noah Syndergaard, Mike Trout, and the 16 other...
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The Rumble in the Jungle: Muhammad Ali and George Foreman on the Global Stage

Erenberg, Lewis A. · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The 1974 fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, staged in the young nation of Zaire and dubbed the Rumble in the Jungle, was arguably the biggest sporting event of the twentieth century. The bout between an ascendant undefeated champ and an outspoken master trying to reclaim the throne...
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