"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism.
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Visit Vermont's high peaks, lakes and ponds, natural historical areas, and state forests. The Day Hiker's Guide includes hikes in every region of the state, and for the first time, an extensive selection of day hikes on the Long Trail system including Mt. Mansfield, Camel's Hump, Killington, Stratton Pond and more.
During the 1980s and 1990s, the "Manchester and the Mountains" area of Vermont was the epicenter of the fledgling sport of snowboarding. With the presence of Burton Snowboards, the U.S. Open Championships and one of the earliest machine-built halfpipes at Stratton Mountain, the local population led the vanguard as the sport ventured from the fringe to mainstream.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Reilly pokes more holes in Trump's claims than there are sand traps on all of his courses combined. It is by turns amusing and alarming." -- The New Yorker$28.95ISBN: 9780385541015Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2019
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today$16.00ISBN: 9781401309619Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Hachette Books - March 17th, 2009
In 1956, a casual bet between two millionaires eventually pitted two of the greatest golfers of the era -- Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan -- against top amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi.$19.95ISBN: 9781581571998Availability: BackorderedPublished: Countryman Press - May 4th, 2015
Vermont was made for hiking!$18.99ISBN: 9780062380234Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth—the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity."
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The #1 New York Times bestseller based on years of reporting and interviews with more than 250 people from every corner of Tiger Woods’s life—this “comprehensive, propulsive…and unsparing” (The New Yorker) biography is “an ambitious 360-degree portrait of golf’s most scrutinized figure…brimming with revealing details”<$16.99ISBN: 9780465062881Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Basic Books - April 28th, 2015Discover one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: the harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole.