Pheasants, Partridges & Grouse: Including buttonquails, by Phil McGowan, Visit Amazon's Steve Madge Page, search

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Protecting virtually 260 species of gamebirds, this ebook specializes in identity, prestige and distribution, habitats and geographical version. lots of those species are either unique and endangered, a few are saved in deepest aviaries, whereas others are exploited commercially.

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We Are Your Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs Book of Greats by Michael Ulmer

By Michael Ulmer

The Toronto Maple Leafs legitimate ebook of the best avid gamers and coaches from the day before today and at the present time! we're Your Leafs is the 1st ebook in an eight-book partnership among Fenn/Random condominium and the Toronto Maple Leafs as a part of the team's imminent centennial get together plans. it's the absolute must-have for Leaf enthusiasts a long way and wide!
The Toronto Maple Leafs have sixty one gamers and fifteen developers inducted within the Hockey corridor of reputation, greater than the other NHL franchise. Their record of staff captains from the earlier century of hockey reads like an All-Star roster and the names of every net-minder who've stood among the Leafs' pipes contain the various game's so much very good goalies.
In hockey, there isn't any different membership as well-known and as commonly trendy because the Leafs. they're baseball's manhattan Yankees and the NFL's Dallas Cowboys -- a workforce that defines the game, is an iconic element within the tradition and traditions of its urban, and enjoys fan help well past their very own market.
because the Toronto Maple Leafs strategy their centennial season, historians, hockey analysts, and enthusiasts alike will study this club's contribution to the sport and the athletes who've given the fanatics a lot to cheer for. In we're Your Leafs, veteran activities author Mike Ulmer, in partnership with the Toronto Maple Leafs, selects and profiles greater than eighty of the best Leafs of all time. This certain and entirely illustrated professional booklet acknowledges the team's maximum captains, goalies, defencemen, enforcers, coaches, and extra. The profiles -- of legends like Johnny Bower, snipers like Phil Kessel, and up to date fan favorites akin to Doug Gilmour -- are observed by way of wonderful tales, rates, stats, and a wealth of Leafs memorabilia and photographs.

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Shotgun Chronicles Volume II - Semi-auto & Pump Shotguns: by Nick Hahn

By Nick Hahn

This number of semi-automatic shotgun tales, released some time past 10 years within the Double Gun Journal and different guides, positive factors articles starting from targeted, historic information regarding specific weapons and gun makers, to extra individual money owed of favourite and weird shotguns. in case you have even a passing curiosity in renowned shotguns, particularly semi-auto shotguns, this anthology is bound to please.

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Hope: A School, a Team, a Dream by Bill Reynolds

By Bill Reynolds

Wish highschool in windfall, Rhode Island was a version urban university, graduating quite a lot of scholars from varied backgrounds. however the tumult of the Sixties and the drug wars of the 70s replaced either windfall and wish. this day, the getting older university is basically Hispanic and African-American, with youngsters touring for miles through bus and foot on a daily basis.
Hope was once recognized for its country championship basketball groups within the Sixties, yet its 2012 crew is far diverse. Disobedient, distracted, and beaten via relations problems, with mismatched shoes and a penchant for profanity and anger, those boys signify trainer Dave Nyblom's dream of a championship, in spite of the fact that not likely that will appear. Nyblom's typically black gamers, together with a number of who emigrated to windfall from war-torn Liberia, face gang violence, family uncertainty, drug difficulties, and a bunch of different concerns. yet with the unfailing help and counsel of Nyblom and different desire coaches, their ragtag group steadily pulls jointly, overcoming each concern to discover the religion and belief in themselves that Nyblom by no means stops teaching.
A examine a hidden global that quite a few hundred yards from Brown collage, invoice Reynolds' desire is the inspiring real tale of younger males and their mentors pursuing one goal―a championship―but reaching much more.

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Bernie Ecclestone: King of Sport by Terry Lovell

By Terry Lovell

Publish 12 months note: initially released in 2008
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He is the fellow who created modern day formulation One. he's either feared and well known for how within which he masterminded its transformation from an beginner activity of the fifties right into a worldwide billion greenback of the twenty first century. And now, together with his fortune, impression, and gear, Bernie Ecclestone has moved into the realm of football with Renault F1 boss Flavio Briatore to show Queen's Park Rangers, a suffering west London membership, right into a critical rival to the capital's glamour membership, Chelsea. in a single day, QPR has entry to extra wealth than actual Madrid, in a position to compete with the monetary backing of Roman Abramovich, Chelsea's Russian billionaire proprietor.

But what makes Bernie run? What lies in the back of the bleak, poker-face of this deal-maker extraordinaire, who, for almost forty years, has ruthlessly exploited and ruled formulation One?

To many he grew to become the savior of the game, yet there have additionally been many that have suffered at this hands—the vulnerable and the gullible, the politically naive and unsuspecting. they've got a unique tale to inform. Revealing the unbridled avarice, callousness, and corruption at the back of the hype of formulation One, this publication additionally exhibits the warts-and-all personality of the fellow who's now environment his attractions on a game no much less decadent.

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Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation by John Carlin

By John Carlin

After being published from criminal and profitable South Africa's first loose election, Nelson Mandela presided over a rustic nonetheless deeply divided by means of fifty years of apartheid. His plan used to be bold if no longer far-fetched: Use the nationwide rugby workforce, the Springboks-long an embodiment of white supremacist rule-to embrace and have interaction a brand new South Africa as they ready to host the 1995 global Cup. The string of wins that not just defied the chances, yet capped Mandela's stunning attempt to convey South Africans jointly in a hard-won, enduring bond.

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The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime by Declan Hill

By Declan Hill

The Fix is the main explosive tale of activities corruption in a iteration. interesting, riveting, and compelling, it tells the tale of an investigative journalist who units out to envision the realm of match-fixing in specialist soccer.

From the Introduction
Understand how playing fixers paintings to deprave a football online game and you may know how they stream right into a basketball league, a cricket match, or a tennis fit (all areas, incidentally, that felony fixers have moved into). My perspectives on football have replaced. I nonetheless love the Saturday-morning online game among amateurs: the camaraderie and the clean odor of grass. however the specialist online game leaves me chilly. i'm hoping you are going to comprehend why after interpreting the publication. i feel you could by no means examine game within the related means again.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The SAS Self-Defense Handbook by Barry Davies BEM

By Barry Davies BEM

Essential self-defense education from the elite British SAS.
Barry Davies is likely one of the most generally revered specialists at the concepts and coaching of the elite British specific Air carrier (SAS). In The SAS Self-Defense Handbook, Davies finds the self-defense options of the SAS. The guide is totally illustrated with approximately one hundred thirty photos and illustrations that designate tips to accurately use your physique and use daily gadgets resembling computer goods and cigarette lighters to guard your self. the best way to stay away from actual assaults from people and animals, and deal with these confrontations that can't be shunned. eighty three colour and 39 black-and-white illustrations

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U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (US Army Survival) by Army

By Army

This instruction manual is ideal for these drawn to becoming a member of the military in addition to in the event you simply are looking to how you can shoot strive against pistols. TheĀ U.S. military wrestle Pistol education Handbook (FM 3-23.35) displays present military criteria in guns qualification and will be a consultant for the teacher to improve education courses, plans, and classes that meet the goals of the U.S. military Marksmanship application for constructing strive against potent marksmen.

The first half specializes in the elements and features of the pistols, the place readers will know about parts, ammunition, upkeep and meeting, clearing methods, preventive upkeep, operation, loading, unloading and clearing, troubleshooting, and masses extra. the second one half is the place issues get enjoyable and the place readers will locate directions on subject matters similar to easy marksmanship, grip and aiming, breath keep an eye on, set off squeeze, recommendations of firing, goal engagement, strive against reloading innovations, training, and safeguard, between others. eventually, the appendixes contain an intensive clarification of the U.S. military qualification classes and coaching schedules.

This compact consultant will inform you every little thing you must find out about education with an M9 or M11 pistol. Loaded with illustrations and charts, this instruction manual exhibits in addition to tells tips on how to be the easiest pistol shooter within the Army.

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