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Birds of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Guide

Richard Cannings

In this updated edition of their best-selling field guide, renowned bird experts Richard Cannings, Tom Aversa, and Hal Opperman illuminate the key identification traits, vocalizations, seasonal statuses, habitat preferences, and feeding behaviors of bird species from British Co

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Rockaway: Surfing Headlong into a New Life

Diane Cardwell · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The inspirational story of one woman learning to surf and creating a new life in gritty, eccentric Rockaway BeachUnmoored by a failed marriage and disconnected from her high-octane life in the city, Diane Cardwell finds herself staring at a small group of surfers coasting through mellow...
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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero

McDougall, Christopher · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A heartwarming story about training a rescue donkey to run one of the most challenging races in America.When Chris McDougall agreed to take in a donkey from an animal hoarder, he thought it would be no harder than the rest of the adjustments he and his family had made after moving from...
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The Point After: How One Resilient Kicker Learned there was More to Life than the NFL

Sean Conley

A vivid account of life in the NFL - and an inspiring story of everything that comes after.

Against seemingly impossible odds, Sean Conley became the starting kicker for the University of Pittsburgh in his senior year. A year later, he suited up for the Detroit Lions. But w
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Accidental Adventures: Alaska: True Tales of Ordinary People Facing Danger in the Wilderness

Chris Lundgren · Lyons Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

America’s fascination with Alaska began at the turn of the last century, when Jack London and John Muir captivated readers with their fiction and nonfiction stories—and continues today with such popular books as Into the Wild and the explosion of Alaska reality TV shows. In such a giant...
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The Divine Miss Marble: A Life of Tennis, Fame, and Mystery

Robert Weintraub · Dutton
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The story of 1930s tennis icon Alice Marble, and her life of sports, celebrity, and incredible mystery. Who was Alice Marble? In her public life, she was the biggest tennis star of the pre-war era, a household name like Joe DiMaggio and Joe Louis. She was famous for overcoming serious...
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Long Shot: The Triumphs and Struggle of an NBA Freedom Fighter

Hodges Craig

As a member of the 1992 world-champion Chicago Bulls, a dashiki-clad Hodges delivered a handwritten letter to President George H. W. Bush demanding that he do more to address racism and economic inequality. Hodges was also a vocal union activist, initiated a boycott against Nik

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Wilderness Chef: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Outdoors

Ray Mears · Conway
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

We all know how to cook an egg. In this book, Ray Mears will show readers how to cook an egg, on a stick, over a fire, how to light that fire, and then how to make the egg taste amazing. This is a practical and inspiring book drawing on the love of the outdoors, cooking in the open air and creating...
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Bruce Lee: The Life of a Legend

Fiaz Rafiq · Arena Sport
Pages: 392
Format: Paperback

Labels such as ‘icon’ or ‘legend’ are rarely attached to one individual to the degree that they are to Bruce Lee. He only made a handful of films, yet four and a half decades after his untimely death at the age of 32, the Little Dragon’s influence on culture is as strong as ever. Named...
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