2020-08-24T07:00:00Z In his debut book, Martin Summer aims to help readers find nature in an urban world. He discusses how our modern lives differ from the lifestyles of our ancestors. He then proceeds to cover six big problems of urbanization and their destructive impact on our lives. Practical solutions follow each discussed danger.
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224 pages , Penguin , 2006-03-23 Legendary player and teacher Jackie Burke is the preeminent elder statesman of American golf. A PGA Champion, a Masters Champion, a Vardon Trophy winner, and a PGA Player of the Year, he won four consecutive tournaments in 1952; and is a winner of seventeen events on the PGA Tour, a five-time Ryder Cup member (twice as captain), and a mem...[Read More]
272 pages , AuthorHouse , 2011-06 "THE FASTEST 30 BALLGAMES" is a World Record journey of dedicated 'Ballpark Chaser', Chuck Booth. In the summer of 2009, Booth accomplished this amazing feat of attending a full baseball game at every Major League Baseball home team's ballpark in only 24 calendar days. Booth managed this after falling just short of the record in 2008. Th...[Read More]
261 pages , Michael O'Mara Books , 2013-06-06 Cricket is undoubtedly the elegant game, occupying a long-established and distinguished position in the annals of sporting history. Played by gentlemen the world over, the word cricket may derive from the Anglo-Saxon word cricc, meaning a staff or crutch - giving us a game played with a long wooden implement - and the first (...[Read More]
266 pages , Emerald Group Publishing , 2013 Research on Indigenous participation in sport offers many oppertunities to better understand the political issues of equality, empowerment, self-determination and protection of culture and identity. This volume compares and conceptualises the sociological significance of Indigenous sports in different international contexts. Th...[Read More]
230 pages , Independently Published , 2019-03-20 From the Piedmont foot hills of North Carolina bursts hobbyist Cleotis Lawson with this new gaming manual. The book highlights twenty-four race packages that toy car collectors may use to stage auto races board game style. Stock Car Solitaire stretches to engender an appreciation for the essence of auto racing while utiliz...[Read More]
220 pages , McFarland , 2011-09-07 In 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first female to swim the English Channel—and broke the existing record time in doing so. Although today she is considered a pioneer in women’s swimming, women were swimming competitively 50 years earlier. This historical book details the early period of women’s competitive swimming in the United...[Read More]
131 pages , Silverback Books , 2007-10-30 Wrestling, close-combat, self-defence and combat sports (in or out of the ring), with the exception of martial arts, are here analysed by a specialist double. A first-rate publication overflowing with on-the-spot photographs depicting facial injuries, sweating bodies, physical effort, bruises, muscles and brute force.
88 pages , 2010-09-14 Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mortal Kombat is a best-selling series of fighting games created by Ed Boon and John Tobias in 1992. Mortal Kombat began as a series of arcade games, which were picked up by Acclaim Entertainment for the home console versions. Then...[Read More]
256 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2014-04-10 Now a major film starring Jon Hamm, this is the wonderful story of two young Indians who became pro baseball pitchers. JB Bernstein seemed to have it all. One of the top sports agents in the US, he worked hard and enjoyed the bachelor lifestyle to the full. But he hankered for more, and when he set himself a challenge - to unea...[Read More]