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  1. Little Secrets Audiobook Little Secrets
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  2. Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobook Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
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  3. Shelter in Place Audiobook Shelter in Place
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  4. People Like Us Audiobook People Like Us
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  5. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Audiobook The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
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  6. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Audiobook What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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  7. The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career Audiobook The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career
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  8. Virgin River Audiobook Virgin River
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  9. Life's Too Short Audiobook Life's Too Short
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  10. False Witness Audiobook False Witness
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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death Audiobook

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death

Author: Laurence Gonzales Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki Release Date: January 2006

After her plane crashes, a seventeen-year-old girl spends eleven days walking through the Peruvian jungle. Against all odds, with no food, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. A better equipped group of adult survivors of the same crash sits down and dies. What makes the difference? Through close analysis of case studies, author Laurence Gonzales describes the essence of a survivor and offers twelve "Rules of Survival." In the end, he finds, it is what's in your heart, not what's in your pack, that separates the living from the dead.

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The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation Audiobook

The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation

Author: Clint Willis Narrator: James Adams Release Date: January 2006

This book tells the gripping story of Bonington's Boys, a band legendary climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. It is a story of tremendous courage, astonishing achievement, and heartbreaking loss.

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A Woman's Guide to Football: How to Talk His Language Audiobook

A Woman's Guide to Football: How to Talk His Language

Author: Paula Duffy Narrator: Paula Duffy Release Date: January 2006

Hail Mary, Sports Widows! Get off the bench and into the game with a relationship kick off that will lead you straight into the end zone. In less than an hour, you can learn all the football basics you need to help you connect with your favorite guy. Join in the fun as Paula Duffy, lifelong sports enthusiast and founder of Incidental Contact, a sports learning site for women, entertains you with the basic rules of the game, information on the players and what they do, and common terms used by announcers as well as how to use what you've learned to get and keep a guy's attention as you "Talk Sports." A firm believer that a little sports knowledge can go a long way, Duffy says "sports talk is the most easily learned and best way to break the ice in any context...at home, in business or at play. I am here to debunk the myth that men don't like to talk. Men do like to talk...sports." So ladies, your fumbling days are over. It's time to move out of the stands and onto the playing field to grab that tight end you want to get to meet, or a boyfriend or husband you want to know better.

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How I Play Golf Audiobook

How I Play Golf

Author: Tiger Woods Narrator: Tiger Woods, Walter Franks Release Date: November 2005

Since turning pro after a short stint at Stanford University, no one athlete has dominated their sport as Tiger Woods has dominated the world of golf. His list of achievements and championships would fill pages. But how does he do it? In HOW I PLAY GOLF, Tiger talks about his drives, his putting, his chip shots, his mental approach to the game, and much more more. This is the complete instructional on how Tiger plays the game of golf, with fabulous color photos, and slow-motion photography in included bonus PDFs. Tiger shares his thoughts on what he calls the game for a lifetime. He reveals the five secrets he believes are responsible for his success -- a combination of physical, metaphysical, and psychological practices he uses daily to keep his game in top shape and to help him to transcend all the ups and downs of golf. Not many can play golf as well as Tiger does, but at least we can hear how we can try to improve our game. This one singular volume contains all the golf instruction that anyone would ever need.

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The Education of a Coach Audiobook

The Education of a Coach

Author: David Halberstam Narrator: Eric Conger Release Date: November 2005

More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them bestsellers. His work has stood the test of time and has become the standard by which all journalists measure themselves. Bill Belichick's thirty-one years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently with the New England Patriots. In this groundbreaking book, THE EDUCATION OF A COACH, David Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. He uncovers what makes Bill Belichick tick both on and off the field.

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Dark Descent Audiobook

Dark Descent

Author: Kevin F. Mcmurray Narrator: Michael Prichard Release Date: October 2005

Two years after Titanic came another ship disaster of equal magnitude 'The most comprehensive and impressive account of the investigation of a shipwreck I've ever read. Kevin McMurray has revealed the secrets of the Empress of Ireland in a spellbinding read.' --Clive Cussler, bestselling author of Night Probe! On May 29, 1914, after a collision in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Empress of Ireland sank in minutes, taking 1,012 passengers and crew to their deaths. The disaster shocked the world but then was forgotten with the torpedoing of the Lusitania and the engulfing cataclysm of World War I. Now, in Dark Descent, acclaimed author and diver Kevin McMurray revives the story of this forgotten maritime catastrophe. Dark Descent takes readers down into the frigid depths to explore the controversies of the ship's fatal night and the many attempts to salvage her contents, from the first hardhat diver sent down to recover loved ones to today's 'adrenaline junkies' who risk­­--and often lose­­--their lives in pursuit of the perfect descent.

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In Search of Burningbush Audiobook

In Search of Burningbush

Author: Michael Konik Narrator: Lloyd James Release Date: October 2005

'Few authors write as passionately about the game of golf as Michael Konik. In Search of Burningbush communicates why the greatest sport in the world has touched so many lives so deeply, including mine.' --Jack Nicklaus 'Golf is a game of Spirit and spirits. This true story, which reads like good fiction, describes a journey into golf's magical realms.'--Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the Kingdom and chairman & cofounder of Esalen Institute 'I thoroughly enjoyed reading Michael Konik's In Search of Burningbush. As the story of one man's quest to experience the ultimate in golf in Scotland despite all odds, it is an inspirational must-read for golf fanatics.' --Ty M. Votaw, LPGA Commissioner

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Football My Arse! Audiobook

Football My Arse!

Author: Ricky Tomlinson Narrator: Ricky Tomlinson Release Date: September 2005

A collection of hilarious anecdotes about football - from stories about the stars themselves, to the fans, the girlfriends, the managers... in fact every aspect of the beautiful - and occasionally ridiculous - game.

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Phil Gordon's Little Green Book: Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Texas Hold'em Audiobook

Phil Gordon's Little Green Book: Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Texas Hold'em

Author: Phil Gordon Narrator: Phil Gordon Release Date: September 2005

Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won -- and lost -- in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. As the resident expert and co-host of "Celebrity Poker Showdown," Phil has quickly become one of the most sought-after teachers of No Limit Texas Hold'em. After fifteen years of keeping notes on the things he's learned, the greats he's played with, and the celebrities he's taught, Phil Gordon has poured every single thing he knows about No Limit Texas Hold'em into this little green book. Taking a page from Harvey Penick's bestselling book of golf wisdom, Phil plays the role of both teacher and student, offering up insightful tips on how to think about poker and how to develop a singular style of play. He breaks down the game into enlightening instructional tidbits and illustrative anecdotes that inspire the kind of persistence and motivation necessary to improve your game. Sure to rank with Doyle Brunson's "Super System," and David Sklansky's "The Theory of Poker, Phil Gordon's Little Green Book" deserves a spot on the shelf of every serious student of the game.

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One Magical Sunday: (But Winning Isn't Everything Audiobook

One Magical Sunday: (But Winning Isn't Everything

Every year, he came so close only to fall short. Every year, the dream grew larger, only to fade away. Yet every year, his gallery of fans grew in support of his quest. Then, on April 11, 2004, for the most beloved golfer of the decade, everything changed. It is a moment ingrained in the hearts and minds of millions, a moment of epic triumph and destiny fulfilled that will be remembered for the ages. But for Phil Mickelson, winning the 2004 Masters was merely another step in an odyssey that began many years ago. Born into a sporting family, with a putter drawn on his birth announcement, Phil knew early on that golf would always be his passion. His parents embraced and nurtured that dream, but they taught him that winning isn't everything. In One Magical Sunday, Phil Mickelson takes us on a magical journey inside a life few have seen up close, but a life whose lessons can be cherished forever. As we travel hole-by-hole through that triumphant Sunday at the Masters, Phil looks back at the influences that made him the man he is today: his mom and dad, who mentored him on the balance between family and golf; his wife, Amy, who has given him so much happiness and fulfillment; and their three children, who remain their top priority. With personal insights from Phil's family and never-before-seen photos of his most treasured moments, One Magical Sunday is a book not only for Phil's millions of fans, but for everyone who finds inspiration in reading about a champion on and off the course.

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The Masters: Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia Audiobook

The Masters: Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia

Author: Curt Sampson Narrator: Barrett Whitener Release Date: June 2005

The Masters golf tournament weaves a hypnotic spell. Tournament founder Clifford Roberts still seems to run the place from his grave. The story behind the elusive and reclusive Roberts has never been told, until now. The Masters is a portrait of a tournament unlike any other. "Jack Nicklaus may own six green jackets, but no one has captured the Masters like [Curt] Sampson."-Baton Rouge Advocate

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Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers Audiobook

Bums: An Oral History Of The Brooklyn Dodgers

Author: Peter Golenbock Narrator: Raymond Todd Release Date: June 2005

Before the team headed to Los Angeles in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers were one of the most colorful and beloved teams in baseball. In Bums, best-selling author Peter Golenbock presents a fascinating oral history of baseball heroes and an era gone by. "Revealing. . .memorable. . .reminiscences about the most beloved baseball team of all time."-New York Times

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