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  1. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires Audiobook The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires
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  2. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America Audiobook Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America
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  3. One-hit Wonder Audiobook One-hit Wonder
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  4. My Lies, Your Lies Audiobook My Lies, Your Lies
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  5. Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization Audiobook Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
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  6. The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story Audiobook The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story
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  7. Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots Audiobook Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots
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  8. The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times  Audiobook The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times
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  9. The Mirror and the Light Audiobook The Mirror and the Light
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  10. Vengeance Audiobook Vengeance
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Sports Byline: Carmen Policy Audiobook

Sports Byline: Carmen Policy

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: November 2018

Executive Carmen Policy was an NFL trailblazer who was team president when the San Francisco 49ers were winning Super Bowls and was part of the expansion Cleveland Browns upon their return to the league in 2000. In this interview, Policy talks about making a decision to keep his grandson out of playing football, the dangers of head trauma for kids playing sports, and how new equipment and rules in high school sports help keep athletes safer.

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Barrio bravo: ¿Por qué amamos la pelota? Audiobook

Barrio bravo: ¿Por qué amamos la pelota?

Author: Roberto Meléndez Narrator: Sebastián Castro Saavedra Release Date: November 2018

Barrio Bravo: el fenómeno futbolístico de las redes sociales ¿Qué tiene que ver la historia del Quisco, un joven futbolista amateur, con los superjugadores Ronaldo o Totti? ¿En qué se relaciona la semifinal entre Universidad Católica de Rinconada de Los Andes y Ferro Llanquihue, con la final de la Copa América? ¿O los pormenores del Torneo de los Recreos con la revancha de un amor despechado con Marcelo Bielsa? La pasión por el fútbol es lo que une, en este libro magistralmente escrito, estas y otras historias épicas, que nos llevan a vivir el ritual de la cancha, el vitoreo de la hinchada y las gambetas de la vida misma.

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That Season of Hope: A Team. A City. A Dying Girl's Last Wish. Audiobook

That Season of Hope: A Team. A City. A Dying Girl's Last Wish.

Author: Keith Larson, Nancy Larson Narrator: Keith Larson Release Date: January 2019

"That Season of Hope" is the story of a city, a football team - and a dying girl and her last wish.It is a timeless human drama revealing everlasting truths about the power of purpose, the splendor in letting go - and the real impact of a wish.It is about NFL football, and the men who play it.And it provides a practical answer to the question, "To what end, Faith?" in a world where tragic things happen to innocent people.

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250 Days: Cantona's Kung Fu and the Making of Man U Audiobook

250 Days: Cantona's Kung Fu and the Making of Man U

Author: Daniel Storey Narrator: Colin Mace Release Date: January 2019

An incredibly entertaining and perceptive look at the most controversial moment in Premier League history. 25th January 1995 A cold winter's evening. Manchester United away against Crystal Palace at a packed-out Selhurst Park. Eric Cantona, United's mercurial talisman, has been man-marked closely all game by Richard Shaw and become increasingly frustrated. In the 48th minute, Cantona's temper boils over and he kicks out at Shaw. The ref shows him a red card. On his way off the pitch, a Palace fan rushes towards the hoardings to hurl abuse. The Frenchman loses it. He launches into the crowd, aiming a kung-fu kick at the fan's chest. He is forcibly restrained and then taken off down the tunnel. The football world is stunned. Nothing like this has ever happened before. What followed has entered football folklore: the media furore, the seagulls following the trawler, and the longest domestic ban ever handed to a player; it would end up lasting 250 days. As Manchester United's campaign stuttered towards a trophy-less conclusion, surrendering the league on the last day of the season and losing the FA Cup final, Cantona withdrew from the public eye. But, behind closed doors, Ferguson was planning the most remarkable of fresh starts for his star player and for a new-look United. 250 Days tells the story in brilliant detail of one of the most turbulent times in United's recent history. Showing Cantona in a new light, and the genius of Ferguson's man management and vision in close relief, it is an incredibly entertaining and insightful look at the most controversial episode of the Premier League era.

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Philly Special: The Inside Story of How the Philadelphia Eagles Won Their First Super Bowl Champions Audiobook

Philly Special: The Inside Story of How the Philadelphia Eagles Won Their First Super Bowl Champions

Author: Sal Paolantonio Narrator: Barry Abrams Release Date: February 2019

Sal Paolantonio of ESPN takes listeners inside the improbable 2017 championship season of the Philadelphia Eagles-from training camp to the first Super Bowl title in franchise history. This is the inside story you will get nowhere else-from the team's storybook start to the nail-biting victory over the New England Patriots in Minneapolis, featuring the "Philly Special," perhaps the most memorable play in Super Bowl history. Through exclusive interviews, listeners will learn how the Eagles overcame Carson Wentz's season-ending injury, how the team defied the odds and the critics, and how they beat the greatest dynasty in modern pro football. With exclusive inside access, Paolantonio reveals a rare look into the dynamic between head coach Doug Pederson, back-up quarterback and eventual Super Bowl LII MVP Nick Foles, and the many individuals who stepped up and answered the call at the right times. Paolantonio captures the mood of the team week by week, every step of the way, profiling numerous key players, coaches, and much, much more.

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The Dream Team: The 1988-89 University of Michigan NCAA Championship Basketball Season Audiobook

The Dream Team: The 1988-89 University of Michigan NCAA Championship Basketball Season

Author: Larry Henry, Larry Henry Narrator: Larry Henry, Larry Henry Release Date: September 2013

During its six-game NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Championship run, number three-seeded Michigan defeated fourteen-seeded Xavier 92–87, six-seeded South Alabama 91–82, two-seeded North Carolina 92–87, five-seeded Virginia 102–65, one-seeded Illinois 83–81, and three-seeded Seton Hall 80–79 in overtime. The team, coached by Bill Fisher in the tournament, featured the following future NBA players: Glen Rice, Rumeal Robinson, Loy Vaught, Terry Mills, and Sean Higgins.

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A Year To Remember: The 1993-94 University of Florida Football & Basketball Seasons Audiobook

A Year To Remember: The 1993-94 University of Florida Football & Basketball Seasons

Author: Alfred C. Martino, Alfred C. Martino Narrator: Mick Hubert, Mick Hubert Release Date: September 2013

Join Mick Hubert, Voice of the Gators, as he relives, through radio high-lights, the 1993-94 Gator football and basketball seasons – a year which saw the University of Florida climb to the top of collegiate athletic programs. Capturing a second consecutive SEC Eastern Division title, the Florida Gators avenged a loss to Alabama the year before by beating the Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship game and earning a berth in the Sugar Bowl. Along the way, the Gator scored more points, totaled more yards and passed for more touchdowns than any team in conference history. Against undefeated West Virginia, the Gators rolled to a 41-7 Sugar Bowl win, for a school-record eleventh victory and a #5 ranking in the final AP poll. The Florida basketball team began the 1993-94 season largely unheralded, but shocking critics and fans alike, marched to victory after victory leaving in their wake major powers Kentucky, Texas and Oklahoma State. On their way to a school-record 29 victories, the Gators become SEC Eastern Divisions CO-Champions, SEC Tournament Runner-ups and ranked #14 in the final AP poll. Seeded a #3 in the NCAA Tournament, Florida defeated James Madison and Pennsylvania, stunned UConn and rallied against Boston College to capture the East Regional Title. They had, in fact, “ Found A Way” to the final Four… It was A year To Remember!

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Zonal Marking: The Making of Modern European Football Audiobook

Zonal Marking: The Making of Modern European Football

Author: Michael Cox Narrator: Colin Mace Release Date: May 2019

An insightful, comprehensive and always entertaining appreciation of how European football has developed over the last three decades by the author of the much heralded The Mixer. Continental football has always cast a spell over the imagination. From the attacking flair of Real Madrid of the 50s to the defensive brilliance of the Italians in the 60s and onto the total football of the Dutch in the 70s, the European leagues have been where the game has most evolved and taken its biggest steps forward. And over the last three decades, since the rebranding of the Champions League in 1992, that pattern has continued unabated, with each major European footballing nation playing its part in how the game's tactics have developed. From the intelligent use of space displayed by the phenomenal Ajax team of the early 90s, to the dominance of the highly strategic Italian league in the late 90s and onto the technical wizardry of Barcelona's tiki-taka, the European game continues to reinvent the tactical dimension of the game, creating blueprints which both club and national teams around the world strive to follow. In Zonal Marking, Michael Cox brilliantly investigates and analyses the major leagues around Europe over specific time periods and demonstrates the impact each has made on how the game is now played. Highly entertaining and packed full of wonderful anecdotes, this is the first book of its kind to take an overview of modern European football, and lays bare just how much the international language of football can be shaped by a nation's unique identity.

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History of Football Audiobook

History of Football

Author: Introbooks Narrator: Introbooks Release Date: April 2016

Football is also known as association football or soccer. The game is played across the globe in more than 200 countries by 250 million players. The sport is tremendously prevalent among the people; children and adults and is also deemed to be the most exciting games. The more famous and prestigious matches attract up to 100,000 people and more besides the millions who are glued to their television sets. It is one of the most popular games in the world. There are different forms of football which can be known in history, normally prevalent as the peasant games. Modern ciphers of football can be traced back to the nineteenth century when the systemization of games happened at English public schools. Football spread outside the boundaries of Britain as the British Empire expanded their area of rule. By the end of 19th century the distinctive regional code were emergent: for instance Gaelic football intentionally integrated the rules of local traditional football games to uphold their heritage. The Football League was founded in England in 1888, which was also the first of many professional football competitions. By 20th century many football associations were formed and became some of the most popular team sports of the world.

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Among The Managers Audiobook

Among The Managers

Author: Robert Peston Narrator: Robert Peston Release Date: July 2012

It's a world in which teamwork and goals are more than just motivational phrases, and moving the goal posts will get you sent off the pitch. Football management has come a long way since men in sheepskin coats bestrode the land. The BBC's business editor Robert Peston lifts the lid on this multimillion pound industry and, with managers like Harry Redknapp, Dario Gradi and Sam Allardyce, explores the management skills of Britain's top football managers - as well as asking what football managers can learn from their counterparts in the boardroom.

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NFL Century: The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League Audiobook

NFL Century: The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League

Author: Joe Horrigan Narrator: Mark Deakins Release Date: August 2019

From the former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame comes a sweeping and lively history of the National Football League, timed to coincide with the NFL's 100th anniversary season.   "I can think of no one better qualified-or more enthusiastic-to chronicle the National Football League's century-long history than Joe Horrigan."-Marv Levy, Hall of Fame NFL coach The NFL has come a long way from its founding in Canton, Ohio, in 1920. In the hundred years since that fateful day, football has become America's most popular and lucrative professional sport. The former scrappy upstart league that struggled to stay afloat has survived a host of challenges-the Great Depression and World War II, controversies and scandals, battles over labor rights and competition from rival leagues-to produce American icons like Vince Lombardi, Joe Montana, and Tom Brady. It is an extraordinary and entertaining history that could be told only by Joe Horrigan, former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and perhaps the greatest living historian of the NFL, by drawing upon decades of NFL archives. Compelling, eye-opening, and authoritative, NFL Century is a must-read for NFL fans and anyone who loves the game of football. Advance praise for NFL Century "Joe Horrigan takes the reader on a delightful tour of the seminal moments of the NFL in the past one hundred years-the players, owners, coaches, executives, and historical events that made the game of football the most popular in America. It's a wonderful walk down memory lane for any football fan, young or old."-Michael Lombardi, author of Gridiron Genius   "There is no one-and I mean no one-who knows more about the history of the NFL than Joe Horrigan, the heart and soul of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As the gold standard of sports leagues celebrates its one hundredth season, it's appropriate that the gold standard of sports historians has written NFL Century, an entertaining and educational journey."-Gary Myers, New York Times bestselling author of Brady vs Manning

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George Best In His Own Words Audiobook

George Best In His Own Words

Author: George Best Narrator: George Best Release Date: January 2012

This selection of BBC archive interviews with the celebrated footballer begins in the 1970s, when George Best is enjoying success at a young age. It continues into the 1980s, by which times he has become a husband and father and has also had to come to terms with alcoholism. Career and personal highs and lows are discussed, along with recollections of his upbringing, reflections on relationships, drinking and his deep passion for football. Final comments are heard in an interview with Nicky Campbell from 2000.

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