Over 100 of the best-loved columns by Jay Reed, legendary outdoor writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Included are his reflections as a war correspondent in Vietnam, which twice made him a... More > finalist in the voting for the Pulitzer Prize. Reed's tenure at Wisconsin's largest newspaper spanned four decades. During that time, he set aside the columns he felt were his very best, in the hope they'd be made into a book someday. Cancer took his life in 2002, but Reed's wife, Christine, has seen to the publication of this book, celebrating the life of this beloved storyteller and Thor, his yellow Labrador retriever. Proceeds from sale of this book benefit the Jay Reed Conservation Scholarship Fund at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point, established by Christine Reed in 2003.< Less
Volume One of Di Guoyong's three volume series on Xingyiquan. Volume one is describes in great detail the five elemental techniques of splitting fist, driving fist, drilling fist, cannon fist, and... More > crossing fist, and the five element routine. Also included are a chapter on teaching and training suggestions, theory, and a glossary.< Less
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The author ridicules the "Old Firm bad as each other" myth which is propagated by... More > the Scottish media agenda with an acerbic wit and humour.
From 'Thugs and Thieves' to the Chris Sutton witch-hunt, the apologists for the disgraceful treatment meted out to Lennon and McGeady, through to Extension-gate in 2008, no hack or media lickspittle escapes the author's derision.
His synopsis of the 2008 Extension fiasco alone is unmissable reading for any Celtic supporter. The Lickspittle Archives will also leave you incredulous at what has been passed off as credible sports journalism in Scotland.
At nearly 400 pages of insightful and merciless ridiculing of "the Laptop Loyal" this is a must read for Celtic fans everywhere.< Less
Ismael Ontiveros’s story begins with the journey of two immigrant’s from Mexico coming to America to find a place to settle down and raise a family. It ends with enlightening generations... More > of children through the time-honored American pastime known as baseball. In this memoir, Ismael shares the story of the fall and rebirth of the Flyers’ Youth Baseball Program. In The Fighting Flyers, the author describes his personal quest to share a golden time of his childhood with a new generation of children. He takes on the task to bring a small haven to children of this downtrodden community. Baseball gives the children of this neighborhood an opportunity, a dream, a chance to become something more than a statistic. More than just a game, more than just a pastime, baseball brings children and adults from all walks of life together, all for the sake and the love of the game.< Less