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  1. Book ImageA Sailor's Tales

    Bill Robinson

    The editor of Yachting magazine has put together a big, fill-canvas collection of narratives, mostly from his own fifty years of sailing experiences. A superb writer and teller of sea tales, Mr. Robinson muses wonderfully on events as varied as the early humiliations of a young boy with more passion for the sea than experience at handling it to the peculiar problems of helping to operate Operation Sail.More

  2. Book ImageIron Horse: Lou Gehrig in His Time

    Ray Robinson

    "All these many years down the road, Lou Gehrig's reputation still holds up as does Ray Robinson's elegant biography." –Bob CostasMore

  3. Book ImageExplorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Kentucky: From the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes

    Hiram Rogers

    Explore Kentucky's extensive, diverse, and often overlooked network of trails.More

  4. Book ImageFastnet, Force 10: The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing

    John Rousmaniere

    New Edition

    In August 1979, 303 yachts began the 600-mile Fastnet Race from the Isle of Wight off the southwest coast of England to Fastnet Rock off the Irish coast and back.More

  5. Book ImageThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters

    John Rousmaniere

    Revised Edition

    “Written for the sailor, not the scholar. Rousmaniere leaves out the chaff and gives us just the wheat. Astonishingly comprehensive and slender enough to carry aboard.” —Don Casey, author of This Old BoatMore

  6. Book ImageWeekend Walks in St. Louis and Beyond: 30 Town and Country Walks Within 150 Miles of the City

    Robert Rubright

    A guide to 35 town and country walks within 150 miles of the city of St Louis.More

  7. Book ImageExplorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Minnesota: Day Hikes from Forest to Prairie to River Bluff

    Gwen Ruff, Ben Woit

    Hiking in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.More

  8. Book ImageThe Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

    Gay Salisbury, Laney Salisbury

    "A stirring tale of survival, thanks to man's best friend." —Seattle TimesMore

  9. Book ImageFly Fishing for Permit

    Jack Samson

    A how-to and where-to guide for catching fly fishing's toughest fish!More

  10. Book ImageSea Kayaking Maryland's Chesapeake Bay: Day Trips on the Tidal Tributarie and Coastlines of the Western and Eastern Shore

    Michael Savario, Andrea Nolan

    The definitive sea kayaking guide to the Chesapeake Bay region offers information and guidance for 30 paddling trips.More

  11. Book ImageFly Rod Building Made Easy: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Making a High-Quality Fly Rod on a Budget

    Art Scheck

    In clear steps illustrated with hundreds of photographs, Art Scheck takes the beginning rod maker through the steps to creating a handmade fly rod that will fish with the best of them but won't break the bank.More

  12. Book ImageTying Better Flies: Techniques and Tricks for Making Durable and Effective Patterns

    Art Scheck

    A heavily illustrated guide to tying key fly patterns from a well respected tyer.More

  13. Book ImageField of Screams: The Dark Underside of America's National Pastime

    Richard Scheinin

    Field of Screams is an anecdote-filled romp that unearths all the funny, bizarre, off-the-wall personalities and incidents that don’t fit in the official baseball picture. From violent and vengeful Ty Cobb and skinflint owner Charles Comiskey to such specimens of contemporary manhood as Pete Rose, Jose Canseco, George Steinbrenner, Darryl Strawberry, and, yes, Vince “Family Man” Coleman, Field of Screams definitely highlights the men who will never ever be presented as role models again. Kevin Costner wept. Sorry, Kev.More

  14. Book ImageOutside Fitness: A Comprehensive Training & Nutrition Guide for an Active Lifestyle

    Paul Scott, Chris Carmichael

    With this unique guide, overall fitness is truly an attainable goal—and is necessary to avoid injury and intensify enjoyment of any outdoor activity.More

  15. Book ImageBig Apple Safari for Families: The Urban Park Rangers' Guide to Nature in New York City

    Sharon Seitz

    The only nature guide to New York City endorsed by the Urban Park Rangers.More

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