A Penguin Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0670030791
A stirring account of the life of Britain's greatest twentieth-century prime minister focuses on Churchill's career during World War II, telling his story from a military history point of view. 35,000 first printing.
A Lefty's Legacy
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0060195339
A portrait of the elusive baseball pitcher considers him as both a champion athlete and a symbol for his beliefs, citing such career achievements as his perfect game in September 1965 and his refusal to pitch a World Series opening game that fell on a Jewish holy day.
My Losing Season
Paperback ISBN: 0553381903
In a heartwarming new memoir, the author of The Water Is Wide reflects on the place of sports in his own life, describing his love of basketball, the role of the athlete for young men searching for their own identity and place in the world, his education at the Citadel, his relationship with his coach, and his journey to best-selling writer. Reprint.
An American Legend
Paperback ISBN: 0449005615
The author retraces the amazing journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that nevertheless made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, an owner, and a jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.
Inside the Helmet
Life As a Sunday Afternoon Warrior
Hardcover ISBN: 1592402984
An unstinting report on life in the NFL by one of its most outspoken athletes reveals the players he believes to have employed less-than-admirable tactics, the drug therapies used to help injured players to return to games, the pressures of multi-million-dollar contracts, and more.
Swimming To Antarctica
Tales Of A Long-distance Swimmer
Paperback ISBN: 0156031302
A noted long-distance swimmer with a love for cold water describes her eventful career in the sport, from her record-breaking English Channel crossing and her 1987 swim across the Bering Strait from America to the Soviet Union to her exploits in the Straits of Magellan, Lake Baikal, and Antarctica. Reprint.
It's Not About the Bike
My Journey Back to Life
Paperback ISBN: 0425179613
The champion cyclist recounts his diagnosis with cancer, the grueling treatments during which he was given a less than twenty percent chance for survival, his surprising victory in the 1999 Tour de France, and the birth of his son.