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Keeper of Faith

Cricket, Conflict and God in Zimbabwe's Age of Extremes

by Tatenda Taibu

<p>Tatenda Taibu's first autobiography is his complete life story: from his uncompromising upbringing in the township of Highfield, Harare, to becoming the youngest international cricket captain in history, to quitting the game that made him at ...

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Krav Maga Tactical Survival

Personal Safety in Action. Proven Solutions for Real Life Situations

by Gershon Ben Keren

<p><strong><em>Krav Maga Tactical Survival</em> presents proven solutions to dangerous, real-life situations.</strong></p> <p>Krav Maga is the official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces and has been battle-tested by police, ...

ISBN: 9781462919161

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Legends of Pro Wrestling

150 Years of Headlocks, Body Slams, and Piledrivers

by Tim Hornbaker

<p><em>Legends of Pro Wrestling</em> offers the first comprehensive look at the entire world of wrestling. With detailed biographies and never-before-seen statistics of some of the greatest athletes in the sport, you will be able to read about ...

ISBN: 9781613218754

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Life Is Short and So Am I

My Life Inside, Outside, and Under the Wrestling Ring

by Dylan Postl

<p><strong>Heart, determination, and triumph</strong></p> <p>This is the story of a boy who fell in love with wrestling before he was able to walk. Born with achondroplasia, a condition that causes disproportionate dwarfism, Dylan Postl had ...

ISBN: 9781773054032

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Lillee & Thommo

The Deadly Pair's Reign of Terror

by Ian Brayshaw

<p>Lillee and Thomson &mdash; a fast-bowling, fire-breathing, batsman-battering combination with no peer, who tore apart England body and soul in the 1974&ndash;75 Ashes, then put the might of Clive Lloyd&rsquo;s West Indies to the sword the ...

ISBN: 9781743585153

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Localizing global sport for development

by Iain Lindsey, Tess Kay, Ruth Jeanes & others

<p>This jointly-authored book extends understanding of the use of sport to address global development agendas by offering an important departure from prevailing theoretical and methodological approaches in the field. Drawing on nearly a decade ...

ISBN: 9781526105004

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Mad Dog

The Maurice Vachon Story

by Bertrand Hébert & Pat Laprade

<p><strong>The true story of one of pro wrestling’s most charismatic, feared, and beloved icons</strong></p> <p>Who was Maurice the man, and who was Mad Dog the character? Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon was a gold medalist, a pro-wrestling legend, ...

ISBN: 9781773050652

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Mae Weston Acrobat, Boxer and Wrestler

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Mae Weston was a noted female wrestler who contended for the world title held by Mildred Burke in the early 1950s. Weston was born in Leavenworth, Kansas. When her mother died when she was 8 Mae&apos;s father moved his family to a small ...

ISBN: 9781310153907

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Martial Arts Training in Japan

A Guide for Westerners

by David Jones

<p><strong>Learn the techniques of Japanese martial arts along with the cultural background and philosophy!</strong></p> <p><em>Martial Arts Training in Japan: A Guide for Westerners</em> is the first book of its kind. Part travel guide, part ...

ISBN: 9781462918287

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My Song Shall Be Cricket

The Autobiography of Franklyn Stephenson

by Franklyn Stephenson & Dave Bracegirdle

<p>One of cricket's great characters, Franklyn Stephenson was branded a 'rebel' for touring in apartheid South Africa with a West Indian XI. As a black sportsman, he knew his actions went against the wishes of the authorities and that there ...

ISBN: 9781785315879

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My Story

Peter Legend

by Graham Fowles

'Are you really trying to tell me you haven't heard of Peter Legend?' asked Peter Legend, incredulously.<br><br>I had to admit that I hadn't. And I like to think I know a bit about cricket.<br><br>Three of us had travelled down to Budmouth to ...

ISBN: 9781783019021

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Nell Stewart The Marilyn Monroe of Women's Wrestling

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Nell Stewart was a farmer&apos;s daughter from Steele, Alabama. She left a job as a waitress and trained under wrestling veteran Gladys Kill-em Gillem. Nell entered professional wrestling in the late 1940s. The sport was dominated by all-time

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Not in my Day, Sir

Cricket Letters to The Daily Telegraph

by Martin Smith

<p>The Telegraph has always been sports fans’ paper of choice, and its wonderful Letters page a forum for trenchant debate and robust wit. This first collection of the finest letters written to the paper over the years ranges from Bodyline to ...

ISBN: 9781845137281

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NXT

The Future Is Now

by Jon Robinson

<p><em><strong>The first comprehensive book on WWE’s hottest brand</strong></em></p> <p><em>NXT: The Future Is Now</em> follows the rise of WWE’s popular NXT brand from its conception to the brink of taking over WWE with its own rabid ...

ISBN: 9781770909786

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One of a Kind

The Doug Walters Story

by Ashley Mallett

<p>From the moment he first stepped onto a test pitch, cricket fans around the world were dazzled by Doug Walters' red-blooded strokes, his immaculate timing and his great enjoyment of the game. But they also loved him because he refused to be a

ISBN: 9781741760712

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Over And Out

Albert Trott: The Man Who Cleared the Lord's Pavilion

by Steve Neal

<I>Over and Out</I> is the remarkable story of a neglected cricket hero. Albert Trott was good enough to play for Australia and England, but at the height of his powers no Test team would pick him. He brought an Ashes series to life by taking ...

ISBN: 9781785312878

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Over-Powering my Husband: 9 Dominant Women

by Ken Phillips

<p>Thanks so much to the men and women in this book. They were kind enough to share pictures and tell me about their life experiences. I have spent two decades connecting with strong women and men who have experienced their power and ...

ISBN: 9781386228981

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Performance and Professional Wrestling

by Broderick Chow, Eero Laine & Claire Warden

<p><em>Performance and Professional Wrestling</em> is the first edited volume to consider professional wrestling explicitly from the vantage point of theatre and performance studies. Moving beyond simply noting its performative qualities or ...

ISBN: 9781317385066

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Playing the Game?

Cricket's Tarnished Ideals from Bodyline to the Present

by Mark Peel

<p>Of all games, cricket has long prided itself on its ethical traditions, but to modern sceptics the idea of cricket encapsulating a higher morality is actually something of a myth. <em>Playing the Game?</em> looks at the changing ethics of ...

ISBN: 9781785314667

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Power of Shaolin Kung Fu

Harness the Speed and Devastating Force of Southern Shaolin Jow Ga Kung Fu [Downloadable Material Included]

by Ronald Wheeler

<p><strong><em>The Power of Shaolin Kung Fu</em> offers readers a comprehensive course in the fundamental movements that have been practiced and perfected by warrior monks for centuries.</strong></p> <p>It includes instruction in the powerful ...

ISBN: 9781462915507

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