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By Joni Earickson-Tada. 2003
By Eric Eichinger. 2018
Eric Liddell was on top of the world after winning the gold in the 1924 Olympics. But in the years… after, Eric faced unspeakable odds, and became an inspiring vision of what life means, even when the final hour comes. 2018.
By Jim O'Connor, Tim O'Connor. 1995
This is the story of a relatively unknown sports personality who could not be part of the golf 'system'. While… his life was unconventional, his golf is considered exceptional. An unpolished man, he is a legend in the amateur ranks in Canada, owning 33 course records from the 1950's. 1995.
By Raymond Fraser. 1981
By Norman Mailer. 1975
Readers will relish this inside glimpse into the life of a child star who looks to her heavenly Father. Whelchel… tells how her developing trust in God has enabled her to grow in grace through seasons of pressure, pain, and prosperity. 2001.
Compelling stories of David Brainerd, John Bunyan and William Cowper. How these sevants of God discovered hope in the midst… of the harshness of life. Sequel to "The Legacy of Sovereign Joy". 2001.
By Vladislav Treti͡ìak, V Snegirev. 1977
By Roy MacGregor. 1995
MacGregor examines the relationship between father and son as it is lived through hockey. Using examples from famous hockey players,… including stars like Gretzky, Messier, and Coffey, he describes the dynamic between generations. c1995.
By Howard H Snyder. 1973
By T. H White. 1951
Chronicles the two-month battle of wills between the author, a novice falconer, and the hawk he is trying to tame… and train for hunting. Provides daily accounts of progress, mistakes, and setbacks, as well as insights and self-discoveries. 1951.
By David Halberstam. 2006
David Halberstam offers listeners this moving profile of NFL coaching legend Bill Belichick. Early in his life, Bill realized he… had a special aptitude for football and teaching. During his 31 years in the league, he would parlay a lifetime of experience into one of the most successful careers in NFL history. Bestseller. 2006.
By Daniel Brown. 2013
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936… Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower. Bestseller. 2013.
By Dirk Hayhurst. 2010
Pitcher Dirk Hayhurst is not a superstar, never even a 'Top Prospect', and in the game of baseball, if you… don't fit in either of those categories, it can almost be as if you don't exist. Hayhurst tackles this issue - the issue of labels and identity and the problems that come along with them - but also writes about seeing ballplayers as more than just numbers on the backs of jerseys, and about life, with baseball as the backdrop. Descriptions of sex, explicit strong language. Bestseller. 2010.
By Ted Mahovlich. 1999
Through interviews, anecdotes and photographs, Ted Mahovlich explores the life and career of his father, hockey legend Frank Mahovlich. He… follows his father's childhood and his early career in the old farm team system to his rise in the NHL and the World Hockey Association. 1999.
By Lorne Rubenstein, Tiger Woods. 2017
In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn't until the… Masters Tournament that his career would definitively change forever. Woods, then only 21, won the Masters by a historic 12 shots, which remains the widest margin of victory in the tournament's history, making it an iconic moment for him and sports. Now, 20 years later, Woods is ready to explore his history with the game, how it has changed over the years, and what it was like winning such an important event. With never-before-heard stories, this book will provide keen insight from one of the game's all-time greats. Bestseller. 2017.
By Leslie Scrivener. 1981
By Erri De Luca, Danièle Valin, Nives Meroi. 2006
Erri De Luca accompagne la célèbre alpiniste italienne Nives Meroi dans l'une de ses expéditions himalayennes. Réfugiés sous la tente,… en pleine tempête, ils engagent une conversation à bâtons rompus. Dans ce lieu magique à la jonction entre le ciel et la terre, où la beauté des montagnes contraste avec la violence des conditions climatiques, les récits d'altitude de la jeune femme sont une trame où se tissent réflexions et souvenirs de l'auteur autour du métier d'écrire et de la Bible. 2006, c2005. Titre uniforme: Sulla traccia di Nives.
By Douglas Maxwell. 2006
It was no surprise that Team Canada won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold medal in men's curling - as the… preeminent curling country, Canada has more curlers than the rest of the other 50-plus curling nations combined. For the past 50 years, Doug Maxwell has been right alongside the ice, as Canada's foremost observer and storyteller of the sport. His memoirs combine humour, tales never before told, and insights that help explain why curling has such a hold on Canadians. Some strong language. 2006.
By Anthony Flacco, Rebekah Gregory. 2017
On April 15, 2013, Rebekah Gregory and her five-year-old son waited at the finish line of the Boston Marathon to… support a friend who was running. When the blasts of terrorists' homemade bombs packed with nails and screws went off three feet away, Rebekah's legs took the brunt of the blast, protecting her son from certain death. Eighteen surgeries and sixty-five procedures later, her left leg was amputated. Despite the extraordinary trauma she underwent and the nightmares she continues to have, Rebekah sees it as just another part of her personal journey, a journey that has led her through abuse, mistakes, and pain and into the arms of Jesus. This stirring memoir tells the story of her recovery, including her triumphant return to Boston two years later to run part of the race, and explores the peace we experience when we learn to trust God with every part of our lives--the good, the bad, and even the terrifying. 2017.