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By H. G Bissinger. 1990
The depressed oil town of Odessa, Texas takes its high school football seriously, with 20,000 fans at every Friday night… game. Students suffer debilitating injuries as well as psychological traumas as they literally fight for the honour of their town. 1990.
By Faith Addis. 2000
This series follows Faith and Brian Addis as they work to keep open their holiday home "Phyllishayes" - a roomy… farmhouse in Devon offering memorable holidays for children who may never have experienced the countryside in their lives. It ties in with the TV series starring Pauline Quirke. 2000.
By Laura Hillenbrand. 2001
Recounts the rise of an "undersized, crooked-legged" thoroughbred horse who in 1938 was the year's number-one newsmaker over Franklin Roosevelt,… Hitler, and Lou Gehrig. Hillenbrand tells Seabiscuit's story through the three men who made a true long shot into a winner: owner Charles Howard, trainer Tom Smith, and jockey Red Pollard. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. Bestseller. 2001.
By Michael Lewis. 2003
Author of "The New New Thing" describes how Billy Beane, general manager of baseball's Oakland Athletics, came in first place… in the American League West in 2002. Examines Beane's use of computers, statistics, and scouting to achieve success despite a minor league budget. Strong language. Bestseller. 2003.
By Roger Harvey. 2014
By Kevin Kelly, Aaron Feigenbaum, Brian Solomon, Seth Mates, Phil Speer. 2002
Are you a real fan of World Wrestling Entertainment ®? Do you have ruthless aggression? Do you have to know… it all -- and beyond? Now you can step up and prove it! Here for the first time, test just how much you really know in The Ultimate World Wrestling Entertainment Trivia Book. Not for the fan who just knows it all, but for the fan who lives it all! 1. Vince McMahon 's first role in the WWE was as a TV announcer. What Hall of Famer was his first broadcast partner? a) Pat Patterson b) Jesse "the Body" Ventura c) Antonino Rocca 2. What was the outcome of the Andre the Giant vs. Hulk Hogan match at WrestleMania IV? a) Andre won by pinfall b) Double disqualification c) Time-limit draw d) Hogan won by pinfall 3. After losing his Hardcore Championship -- on February 7, 2002 -- Undertaker took out his frustration on The Rock®, giving him a Tombstone on top of what type of vehicle? a) Corvette b) Truck c) Zamboni d) Limousine 4. Match the superstar with his/her hometown: a) Maven b) Brock Lesnar c) Trish Stratus d) Hardcore Holly e) Eddie Guerrero f) William Regal 1) El Paso, Texas 2) Charlottesville, Virginia 3) Minneapolis, Minnesota 4) Toronto, Ontario 5) Mobile, Alabama 6) Blackpool, England Answers 1. c) Antonino Rocca 2. b) Double disqualification 3. d) Limousine 4. Match the superstar with his/her hometown: a-2) MavenCharlottesville, Virginia b-3) Brock LesnarMinneapolis, Minnesota c-4) Trish StratusToronto, Ontario d-5) Hardcore HollyMobile, Alabama e-1) Eddie GuerreroEl Paso, Texas f-6) William RegalBlackpool, England
By Adam “edge” Copeland. 1970
Adam Copeland on Edge is what the author describes as "a mental picture." It's also a dream -- "one of… many" -- that he decided to realize while at home convalescing from potential career-ending neck surgery. And it's a journey that explores not only his life but also his innermost thoughts.