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Big Wednesday (Deluxe Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644280966
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Published: Rare Bird Books - August 10th, 2021

Deluxe Hardcover edition, featuring a photo insert, surfing map of Southern California, eight pages of the original script to the film Big Wednedsday, essays by Roger McGrath, Tatsuo Takei, Don James, and Peter Townend, as well as John Milius' original pitch letter to Lynn Nesbit, a surf term glossary, and new afterword


The Union of Synchronized Swimmers Cover Image
By Cristina Sandu, Cristina Sandu (Translator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781950354399
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Published: Scribe Us - August 3rd, 2021

An Indie Next Pick for August

The kind of book you could read in one sitting, one breath, or spread out over weeks of indulgent moments. --Maggie Henrikson, Carmichael's Bookstore


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Go Home, Ricky!: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419753619
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Published: The Overlook Press - October 19th, 2021

From a rising literary star comes a fresh, satirical novel about masculinity and tenderness, fatherhood and motherhood, set in the world of semi-professional wrestling

After seven years on the semi-pro wrestling circuit, Ricky Twohatchet, a.k.a. Richard Powell, needs one last match before he gets called up to the big leagues.


The Mighty Oak Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781665088060
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - September 14th, 2021

Tim O'Connor is paid to be violent. He plays for the El Paso Storm in the West Texas Hockey League. People call him Oak. He's been an enforcer for longer than his hip or shoulder or back have been able to hold together. He is a broken machine of gristle and rage. And he has been away from home for too long.


The Second Season Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781799932147
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - July 27th, 2021

Ruth Devon starred for Georgetown Basketball back in college--until she injured her knee, married her coach, and found a new career calling games on the radio. Twenty years later, Ruth and her now-ex-husband, Lester, are two of the most famous faces in sports media. When Lester decides to retire from the announcers' booth, Ruth goes after his job.


Spin: A Novel Based on a (Mostly) True Story Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643137520
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Published: Pegasus Books - June 1st, 2021

Ride away on a 'round-the-world adventure of a lifetime—with only a change of clothes and a pearl-handled revolver—in this trascendent novel inspired by the life of Annie Londonderry.

“Bicycling has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.”—Susan B. Anthony

Who was Annie Londonderry?


The Wrestler Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781666709148
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Published: Resource Publications (CA) - July 20th, 2021

The Inkwell Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9781666730395
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Published: Resource Publications (CA) - July 16th, 2021

An unlikely souvenir from the American Revolution becomes the unusual focal point of a spur-of-the-moment fly-fishing trip. The coveted relic, an inkwell, spirals from a casual topic of conversation into a wondrous curiosity, a reason for family introspection and a backdrop for a lifelong struggle with faith. Fly fishing is the shared and spirited high ground for four long-time friends.


Big Wednesday (Deluxe Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644280966
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 1-5 Business Days
Published: Rare Bird Books - August 10th, 2021

Deluxe Hardcover edition, featuring a photo insert, surfing map of Southern California, eight pages of the original script to the film Big Wednedsday, essays by Roger McGrath, Tatsuo Takei, Don James, and Peter Townend, as well as John Milius' original pitch letter to Lynn Nesbit, a surf term glossary, and new afterword