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A Gentleman's Fireside Diary By Doubles and Dogs
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…a special day afield, excellent (or not so excellent) dogwork, fly fishing a forgotten stream, a weekend stay in the back country, the first hunt with a new friend or the last with an old... More > one. A Gentleman's Fireside Diary is a wonderful compilation of short stories, essays, poems and journal entries dealing with individual pursuits afield. Foreword by Dez Young, Illustrated by Bob White.< Less
NHRA Drag Racing Photo Greats Volume 1: Wild Rides By NHRA Publications
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Straight from the legendary photo files of NHRA and National DRAGSTER, the National Hot Rod Association presents NHRA Drag Racing Photo Greats Volume 1: Wild Rides, a mind-blowing collection of... More > you’ve-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it drag racing moments caught by National DRAGSTER’s photographers from the 1960s to date. Despite the extreme nature of the images, no racers were seriously injured in any of the incidents pictured. 70 pages. 81 historic photos in color and black-and-white. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to NHRA in the Community Charities. "Wild rides...that's an understatement. These are jaw-dropping photos." — Paul Kaminski, Motor Sports Radio Network< Less
Cowboy- A Treasure Hunt By Domino Ireland
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An actual treasure hunt in the United States for One Thousand Dollars Cash. How to find it is in this book.
Finding Birds at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County, California By Henry Detwiler
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Visit the Salton Sea and the Imperial Valley, California to see a wealth of wintering, migrant, and breeding birds. Hightlights include Yellow-footed Gull, Wood Stork, Gull-billed Tern, Crissal... More > Thrasher, and Le Conte's Thrasher.< Less
Flying Tales By Larry Van Pelt
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A collection of 100 memorable flying adventures from Col. Larry Van Pelt's distinuished flying career in many different types of aircraft.
The Life of Brian By The Captain
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The story about growing up in small town Ontario, Canada to eventually become a builder using geodesics for landscape art. The book tells about his struggles in a rural countryside neighborhood only... More > one hour north of one of the world's largest cosmopolitan cities. Young Man Leaves the city behind to experiment with geodesics,, Round Peg Square hole!< Less
All the Queen's Horses and All the Queen's Men By Chase Baldewyn
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Follow Summer Lambert as megastore money paves the way to the top of the equestrian sport of competition show riding for her, and her daughter, Berkeley. With her plutocrat father-in-law, Rolf... More > Lambert, as her money and power coach, and self-serving Denise as her trainer, Summer clears the path to the top of riding for herself and her daughter by eliminating any competition from the middle class riders. But without recognizing the essential worth of excellence, the vital strengthening effect of competition, and the fundamental interdependence of all classes in our society, has Summer really won? Or has Summer simply revealed the epidemic of lies and spin in our society, driven by the covert, greedy actions of the plutocrats? Has she simply exposed the existence of a new form of royal oppression in America; an ideology that is eliminating the American Dream and turning America into a two-tiered society of an upper royal class and a lower service class, rather than one with a strong, producer middle class?< Less
The Roman-Neapolitan School of Fencing (Hardcover) By Christopher Holzman
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This is the Lulu Marketplace only Hardcover version of: The Roman-Neapolitan School of Fencing is an English translation of the collected works of 19th century Italian fencing master Masaniello... More > Parise. Maestro Parise was the director of the Italian military's fencing masters school from 1885 until 1910. The translations contained in this book are of Maestro Parise's 1884 textbook, "Theoretical-Practical Treatise on the Fencing of the Sword and Sabre", his 1897 Chivalric Code, or dueling code, and his 1904 work "Fencing on the Ground", a work which describes specifically how to fence as if preparing for a duel. The work includes an extensive synoptic table of fencing actions, and is copiously illustrated with figures from both the 1884 and 1904 editions of the work. This is an incredibly important text for both the classical fencing movement today, and historically for Italian fencing in general.< Less
Prana Martial Arts Student Handbook By Paul Edward Rana
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The first volume of the Prana Martial Arts Training Guides, drawn from Master Paul Rana's 25 years of experience in the martial arts, the Prana Martial Arts Student Handbook is an innovative... More > curriculum drawing from traditional Tae Kwon Do (ITF and WTF), Hapkido, and the practical applications of boxing, kickboxing, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. This volume is full of historical and philosophical lessons with an in-depth exploration of the ancient characters of Korean history as well as the classical I-Ching as a primary source of inspiration for traditional Tae Kwon Do philosophy. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and meditation with the Eastern Chakra system rounds out this philosophical and practical handbook of the martial arts.< Less
Weight Training Class Workbook By Istvan Javorek
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Javorek "Complex" Conditioning Weight Training Class Workbook
Vinces Secret Locker By Karl Coyne
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The book everyone is talking about! Bodybuilding's Immortal "Iron Guru" Vince Gironda. CHARLES POLIQUIN review: http://www.strengthsensei.com/vinces-secret-locker/ ... More > Comments by Robby Robinson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Frank Zane, John Hansen, Franco Columbu, Charles Poliquin, Steve Davis, Rick Wayne, DENIE, Gene Mozee, Dick Tyler, Dr. Ameduri, Dave Draper, Ian Duckett, Anibal Lopez, and many more. -Never seen before pictures! -Lost articles from decades past! -Memorabilia from Vince's Gym -Actual letters written by Vince -Huge Question and Answer Section -48 pg "Collectors Gallery" -Endless stories from some of bodybuildings best bodybuilders. John Balik-Former Ironman Publisher "I received your book today, all I can say is WOW! What a magnificent labor of love." Alan Golnick - Muscular Development Magazine "The book looks very impressive and comprehensive, and I’m glad to see all the positive feedback from the bodybuilding community." www.VincesSecretLocker.com< Less
WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays By David Peterson
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WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok is the legacy of the late Sifu Wong Shun Leung, one of the most famous and formidable students of Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Gung Fu patriarch, Grandmaster Ip Man. In this volume,... More > Sifu David Peterson, author and student of the late Wong Shun Leung, presents a detailed overview of the entire WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok method in the form of individual essays that explore the forms, concepts, techniques and drills that comprise the legacy of his teacher, as well as an exclusive look at the life of Sifu Wong and his teacher, Grandmaster Ip Man. The book also discusses the very important connection between Sifu Wong and the late Bruce Lee, to whom he was a mentor, teacher and friend. Fully illustrated, in both colour and black-and-white, with never-before-published photos, along with an extensive appendix containing extra references for the reader, WSL Ving Tsun Kuen Hok: An Overview in the Form of Essays is a book that all practitioners of Ving Tsun should have in their reference collection.< Less
Accessing Wild Florida By William Holcomb
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This book discusses how to be an access advocate, whether it is for a friend, co-worker, or even for yourself. Often the closest helping hand is at the end of your own arm, and guided by the... More > information in this book, you will be well on your way to "Accessing Wild Florida". This 164 page, soft cover book includes: A List of ADA Trails by Florida County, text from the Americans with Disabilities Act, Florida State Statute 553 “Florida Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act”, text from the Architectural Barrier Act, and the entire text of the "Wilderness Act of 1964". The last section is the U S Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FS-TAG), for a set of standards for trails and boardwalks in natural and remote areas.< Less
Controlled Process Shooting: The Science of Target Panic By Joel Turner
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Target panic is a natural phenomenon that afflicts every archer. It is not a disease. I have dealt with every form of target panic known to mankind throughout my 31 year archery career. I started... More > shooting a recurve bow at the age of 7 and I fully understand the frustration target panic can cause an archer. I can admit that I did not have control of my shot, because I did not understand HOW to gain that control. I have had the unique opportunity to train police officers in very stressful firearms events and it was in these events that I found the path to shot control. This book is designed to help aid shooters of every form manage shot control using a simple set of criteria.< Less
The Taijiquan Classics By Yun Zhang
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Taijiquan is one of the most widely practiced and least understood martial arts in the world. Many people no longer practice Taijiquan as a martial art. Of those who do, few outside of China have had... More > the opportunity to read and understand the Classics of Taijiquan as the canon of the art. If there were scriptures pertaining to Taijiquan, the Classics would be those. The Taijiquan Classics serve as a fundamental reference for all serious students of Taijiquan. For non-Mandarin speakers, this book is the first complete compilation of the Classics in English, including clear and precise explanations of the essential concepts of Taijiquan. The Classics provide deep insight into Chinese culture generally, with descriptions of the teachings of Daoism that have guided a people over millennia. We hope that readers of this material will appreciate the depth of its content and the effort that was required to bring it to the level of clarity provided within.< Less
Destination Unstoppable By Maureen Electa Monte
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In early 2015, I had the opportunity to bring my approach to the Cranbrook-Kingswood Boy’s Varsity Hockey Team. They were talented but struggling and did not play like a cohesive unit. We... More > ignited and harvested their competitive spirit, while at the same time, built a trust bank to deepen their commitment and connection to one another. They became unstoppable because they felt unstoppable. This story, chock full of leadership lessons, serves as a model for leading, accelerating, and fully harnessing the talent on a team. What does a former NFL player say about this book? "History is littered with gifted individuals and teams that failed to reach their full potential. You must invest in a player's strengths and the strengths of the collective to build a championship team. This book will teach you to discover the untapped talent on your team, and harness it to reach your Destination Unstoppable" – Ryan Diem, Super Bowl XLI Champion, Indianapolis Colts '01-'11< Less
GAIN 5-6 POUNDS OF MUSCLE MASS IN 14 DAYS By Dennis Weis
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“Gain 5-6 Pounds Of Muscle Mass In 14 Days” . . .Opens The Door To Powerful ‘Time-Tested’ Bodybuilding Secrets: Strange (But Powerful) Tips, Tricks & Techniques For... More > Solving Many Of Your Problems Of Gaining Muscle Mass!!! Here’s some of what’s revealed in the easy to understand and easy to put into action Gain 5-6 Pounds Of Muscle Mass In 14 Days… 19-Extreme (Anabolic) Overfeeding Nutrition Action Steps The 14 Day Extreme ‘Rapid Response’ Myofibril-Mitochondria Zone Workout Plan 15 Extreme (Anabolic) Muscle Mass Training Action Steps Power Matrix 4-Set Pyramid 5-Set Anabolic Trigger Workout 15 Day Intensity Manipulation Chart Infinitely Variable 23 Week Phase Period Training + Soviet Super-Position Training Hard Gainer Genetic Lottery Code Breakers-14 Factors Which Can Hinder Gaining Muscle Mass & Strength And The Dominating Solutions Order Now And Start Building New Muscle Mass Right Away With One Of The Most Credible And Effective Launch Point Training Systems On Earth!< Less
Glory and Heartbreak: The History of Men's Intercollegiate Basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area By Bernie Schneider
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This book recaptures the exploits of the San Francisco Bay Area's intercollegiate men's championship teams, coaches, and players. These championships included teams from Stanford, Cal, and the... More > University of San Francisco and featured Hall of Fame players such as Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, "Hank" Luisetti, and Jim Pollard. The coaches featured are Hall of Famers Pete Newell and Phil Woolpert. USF was also a racial pioneer. Then the book describes the winning seasons of the "Best of the Rest" from almost a hundred years of college basketball in the San Francisco Bay Area from the 1920's to 2016. Players featured are Bill Cartwright of USF, Steve Nash of Santa Clara, and Jason Kidd of Cal. Coaches include Mike Montgomery of Stanford and Cal, Randy Bennett of St. Mary's, and Carroll Williams and Dick Davey of Santa Clara. Lastly, the book includes an appendix of interesting facts including all of the Bay Area's Hall of Famers and the names and ranking of the all-time best players divided by sides of the Bay.< Less
How to Hunt Like a Gentleman: I Love the Smell of Gunpowder in the Morning By Hank Huntington
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Enjoy the thrill of hunting anytime you want with this collection of stories by Hank Huntington. As a young boy, Hank hunted with his father and later with college friends. As retirement... More > approached, he began keeping a record of his adventures at www.OutdoorsWithHank.com, which has been read by thousands of people. Whether it is hunting big game in the mountains of the West, listening to the call of the mallard hen as she circles a decoy spread or sneaking up on deer, bears, turkeys, ducks, pheasants, wild hogs, and elk and caribou, these tales have excitement for hunters from all walks of life. In addition to actual kills, Hank shares the research, planning, and commitment he engaged in to successfully hunt big and small game. For anyone wanting to hunt big, four-legged creatures—from elk and buffalo in United States of America to caribou in northern Canada—this is the definitive guide.< Less
SCUBA-Then and Now By Cecil Hampton
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SCUBA-Then and Now discusses my own experiences with scuba diving and its evolution from the "old days" to modern training, certification, and equipment. It also discusses some of our... More > adventures of diving in Cozumel and other sites in Mexico. The awesome underwater photography by professional photographer and master scuba diver-Nancy Alvarado is the best feature of the book.< Less
My Mistress Whispers and Roars By Griff Marshall
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A collection of short stories highlighting one man's passion for the river, for surrendering all linear logic to the muse-like seduction of fly-fishing.
The Agility Weekend - Small Workbook By Nick Sparks
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Welcome to the Agility Weekend. This book connects directly with my highly successful seminars. However, this book will work at home for you to achieve success when playing agility with your dogs. ... More > Let me know your thoughts and input for future editions. Thanks for your support. Nick< Less
The Powers In Us By Carlos Frank
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Words are powerful! And Coach Don Powers has a magical way of using words to help the people he cares about. As you read the "50 Powerisms", inside this book, you will laugh, scratch your... More > head and find yourself sharing them because of the timeless wisdom contained in each!< Less
Welcome To Horlickville! History of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League Franchise Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 Racine Tornadoes 1926 By Matthew C. Snyder
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Welcome to Horlickville! is a historical account of the Racine, Wisconsin National Football League franchise. The Horlick-Racine Legion 1922 1923 1924 and Racine Tornadoes 1926 professional football... More > teams participated in the NFL during the early years. This is a history of the actual events as they were communicated by local newspaper sports writers and adapted to tell the complete history. The Chicago Bears, Horlick-Racine Legion, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cardinals duke it out for the NFL title. This never been told history of events includes the NFL Racine, Wisconsin franchise historical team facts, financial records, photos, team and individual statistical information as well as other uncovered facts. It is a close look inside the operations of an early 1920’s NFL franchise with complete details.< Less
Baseball Rules in Black and White: "Difficult High School Baseball Rules Made Easy" By James C. Bettencourt
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The new 2017 Edition of Baseball Rules in Black & White "Difficult High School Baseball Rules Made Easy" includes three additional rule topics, plus the 2017 high school rule changes. ... More > The 2017 Edition has expanded to a total of 19 troublesome rule topics. From those 19 troublesome rules over 200 ruling actions, examples, and summaries in basic language and large font are provided. Each of the over 200 rulings include the original rule & page number from the high school rule book and this book includes a Table of Contents listed in alphabetical order, making finding a rule simple. Baseball Rules in Black and White will accelerate and increase a new umpire’s baseball rule knowledge substantially. It is a great refresher for veteran umpires and coaches. By reading easy to find, clearly stated rules you will learn more in less time than reading a conventional rule book!< Less