Sports and Games, Miscellaneous
Fantastic Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 0806942568
These slippery lateral-thinking puzzles start with a situation that appears completely normal; then suddenly something strange happens, and with only a couple of hints you have to figure out the reason why. Stay alert as you run into all kinds of fantastic situations--people climbing prison walls, ocean cruises, shoplifter arrests, rich men who give away pennies, deliberate car crashes, shooting rare eagles for prizes, paying to have your silver taken away, and dozens of other weird experiences that make perfect sense once you come up with the lateral answer.
Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
Paperback ISBN: 0142002267
Follows the author, who was originally just a curious reporter and now a Scrabble fiend, as he becomes an expert Scrabble player and delves into the realm of Scrabble culture, where he encounters a vitamin-popping standup comic and the three-time champion who plays by Zen principles, and realizes that Scrabble is more than just a game on many different levels. Reprint.
Zen in Motion
Lessons from a Master Archer on Breath, Posture, and the Path of Intuition
Paperback ISBN: 089281361x
The author reveals the details of his initiation into the mysteries of Zen archery, discussing the Zen path of awareness and how to improve posture, breathing, and concentration
The Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll
Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale
Paperback ISBN: 0486204936
Whimsically and delightfully presented mathematical recreations by the author of Alice in Wonderland are solved by arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, differential calculus and transcendental properties. 6 illustrations. Two books bound as one.
The Carolina Way
Leadership Lessons from a Life in Coaching
Hardcover ISBN: 159420005x
The most successful coach in college basketball history shares his complete coaching philosophy and demonstrates how to apply it to the leadership and team-building challenges in one's professional and personal life, emphasizing the three key principles of Play Hard, Play Smart, and Play Together.
Friday Night Lights
A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Paperback ISBN: 0060974060
A profile of the town of Odessa, Texas, and its high school football team--the Panthers, the high school team with the best winning record in Texas history--chronicles its dramatic 1988 season and focuses on the bitter struggle between sports and education