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High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 (Adrenaline Books)

By: Willis, Clint

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. / Thunder's Mouth Press: December 1998

Seller ID: 17814

ISBN: 1560252006

Condition: New


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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

By: David Goldblatt

Price: $10.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: January 2018

Seller ID: 18237

ISBN: 0393355519

Condition: New


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Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer

By: David Goldblatt

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Bold Type Books: May 2014

Seller ID: 18263

ISBN: 1568584679

Condition: New


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Rome 1960: The Summer Olympics That Stirred the World

By: David Maraniss

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: July 2009

Seller ID: 17933

ISBN: 1416534083

Condition: New


Now in paperback, from the New York Times bestselling author of Clemente and When Pride Still Mattered, here is the blockbuster story of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, seventeen days that helped define the modern world. Legendary athletes and stirring events are interwoven into a suspenseful narrative of sports and politics at the Rome games, where cold-war propaganda and spies, drugs and sex, money and television, civil rights and the rise of women superstars all converged to forever change the essence of the Olympics. Using the meticulous research and sweeping narrative style that... View more info

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Levels of the Game

By: John McPhee

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: November 1979

Seller ID: 17961

ISBN: 0374515263

Condition: New


This account of a tennis match played by Arthur Ashe against Clark Graebner at Forest Hills in 1968 begins with the ball rising into the air for the initial serve and ends with the final point. McPhee provides a brilliant, stroke-by-stroke description while examining the backgrounds and attitudes which have molded the players' games. View more info

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Fever Pitch

By: Nick Hornby

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Riverhead Books: March 1998

Seller ID: 18015

ISBN: 1573226882

Condition: New


Nick Hornby has been a soccer fan since the moment he was conceived. Fever Pitch is his tribute to a lifelong obsession. Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, Hornby's award-winning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandom--its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young men's coming of age stories. Fever Pitch is one for the home team. But above all, it is one for everyone who knows what it really means to have a losing season. View more info

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The Fight

By: Norman Mailer

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: October 2013

Seller ID: 17444

ISBN: 0812986121

Condition: New


In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible "professor of boxing." The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of unparalleled energy, acumen, and audacity. Whether he is analyzing the fighters' moves, interpreting their characters, or weighing their competing claims on the African and American souls, Mailer's grasp of the titanic battle's feints and stratagems--and his sensitivity to their deeper symb... View more info

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The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

By: W. Timothy Gallwey

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: May 1997

Seller ID: 17445

ISBN: 0679778314

Condition: New


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