Patrick O'Connell is not a name usually associated with the likes of Lionel Messi, Pep Guardiola or Johan Cruyff, yet this is the man who saved FC Barcelona from financial ruin. Born in Dublin in 1887, Patrick O'Connell had a successful playing career with Belfast Celtic, Hull City, Sheffield Wedn..
Bournemouth Airport was first opened as RAF Hurn on 1 August 1941, one of the bases established by the RAF to counter the Luftwaffe presence across the Channel in northern France. RAF Hurn would go on to serve as a base for the development of radar in aircraft and as a base for bombers and fighter-b..
The history of Chester goes back to its foundation as the Roman camp Deva and the city has remained an important centre for the last 2,000 years. The Saxons founded the cathedral, the Normans built an imposing castle and the fortifications surrounding the city were developed over the centuries. Ches..
The mountains of Alberta and British Columbia in western Canada have always challenged the resolve of the railways that worked their way west, opening up the country. It was a new frontier that soon tested man and locomotive as trains crossed through a rugged and unforgiving territory. Even today, t..
In June 1941 the Ark Royal won one of Britain's most famous naval victories. The German destroyer, Bismarck, had been ravaging the British fleet in the Atlantic. Sailing through a ferocious storm the Ark Royal tracked the Bismarck. A dozen swordfish bombers took off from her deck and pounded shell a..
When it isn't prison, it's hell.Or at least that's the heartfelt belief of conscripts Jonathan Browne and Mike 'Ginger' Brady. For this is the British Army in the days of National Service, a grimy deposit of post-war gloom. An endless round of kit layout, square-bashing, shepherd's pie 'made with re..
London bid leader and British Olympic hero Sebastian Coe, Tony Blair and David Beckham all played a part in winning the most competitive race for the Games in Olympic history. But it was far from plain sailing and the campaign was a rollercoaster ride of emotions: full of drama, controversy and tear..
The icon and legend at last tells his story his way -- without the boring bits Paul Hogan first appeared on Australia's screens in 1971 as a 'tap-dancing knife thrower' on TV talent show New Faces. The then father of four and Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger from Granville did it as a dare, but when the..
Exam Board: EdexcelLevel: AS/A-levelSubject: PhysicsFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016Written by experienced teacher and author Mike Benn, this student guide for Physics: Helps you identify what you need to know with a concise summary of the content examined in the AS and A-level s..
Exam Board: OCRLevel: AS/A-levelSubject: ChemistryFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: Summer 2016Written by experienced author Mike Smith, this Student Guide for Chemistry:- Helps you identify what you need to know with a concise summary of the topics examined in the AS and A-level specificati..
Before Jack Reacher . . . there was Mike HammerOne night, a blonde jumps out in front of PI Mike Hammer's car. She's so scared he doesn't have much choice but to give her a ride. At a police roadblock, he discovers she's on the run from a sanatorium, but he passes her off as his wife. Other people b..
This is some household. The kid is a genius, the father a scientist of international repute. Money is a problem. Not a shortage of money, but the opposite: too much. The sort of money that brings the envious and the scheming clustering like flies around offal: nieces, nephews, cousins ... a family o..
Seven years of hitting the hard stuff have taken it out of PI Mike Hammer. That's how long it's been since he gave his beloved secretary the job from which she never returned.Now he's back with a vengeance. Velda is alive, if only he can reach her in time. But New York's toughest investigator still ..
If he stays, she's in danger. But if he leaves... All Mike Ryan can tell her is his name. Revealing any more to this beautiful stranger would put her in danger. And he's not willing to jeopardize Stevi Roman's-or her family's-safety any more than he already has. Why this angel has taken him in, nurs..
Popular author and pastor Mike Slaughter examines the two components of every miracle: divine action and human responsibility. For a real miracle to take place, we must act with God, using whatever gifts, talents, and abilities we have and directing them toward God's work. We need to follow the exam..
What exactly is a disciple, and how will we know if we have made one? There are three core values that a disciple embodies: undiluted devotion to the Lordship of Jesus Christ, a Kingdom of God worldview, and a missional lifestyle.In Revolutionary Kingdom: Following the Rebel Jesus, author and Pastor..
For a basic introduction to anti-Semitism past and present, the first place to turn is now Rabbi Evan Moffic's First the Jews."e; --Dr. Jonathan D. Sarna, Celebrated Author and Chief Historian of National Museum of American Jewish History';Rabbi Moffic has written a book every Christian should ..
This Hugo Award finalist, ';justifiably regarded as a classic' (SFReviews.net), is the tale of an epic space voyage where time dilation goes horribly wrong. Aboard the spacecraft Leonora Christine, fifty crewmembers, half men and half women, have embarked on a journey of discovery like no other to ..
Experience the magic again with this chronicle of the young wizard who took the world by storm! From the moment that J.K. Rowling conceived the idea of Harry Potter during a train ride, until the 1997 UK publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Making of the Potterverse tells th..
In his critically acclaimed bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson explored the depths of history, friendship, and compulsion. Now Kurson returns with another thrilling adventurethe stunning true story of one mans heroic odyssey from blindness into sight.Mike May spent his life crashing through. Bl..
';One of the most refreshing, humorous, and radically honest books about practical and comparative religion this reviewer has ever come across.'Library Journal (starred review) Create Your Own Religion is a call to armsan open invitation to question all the values, beliefs, and worldviews that human..
Rusty Staub, a former Met with an up-close and personal view of many of the team's strongest players, recalls every year of the Met's history and selects the all-time greatest players in this account. Featured players and managers include Gary Carter, Mike Piazza, Bud Harrelson, Jose Reyes, Tom Seav..
Written for every sports fan who follows the Seahawks, this account goes behind the scenes to peek into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers--all while eavesdropping on their personal conversations. From the Seattle locker room to the sidelines and inside the huddle, the bo..
Mike Straka, host of HDNet's Fighting Words , sits down with the men who have shaped one of the fastest-growing sports on the planet in his new book. Through some of the most comprehensive and entertaining interviews ever recorded with MMA's biggest names, Straka paints a full picture of this incred..
Speaking candidly to veteran sportswriter Mike Shalin for the first time about his often tumultuous career in Major League Baseball, Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd recounts a life that began in the Deep South of Mississippi, and the events that led him toward great heights atop the pitche..
Calm, reasoned, and well-modulated tones are not the order of business in discussing Chicago sports, and when it comes to talking Chicago sports, Mike North is in a class by himself. He led the sports-talk-radio industry out of its formative stages and became the city's most recognized voice. With h..
From their humble start in the NFL as an expansion team to their current journey toward becoming one of the hottest teams in the NFL, this handbook spotlights the most compelling and truly great moments in the 46 years of the Atlanta Falcons. Scattered throughout the pages are pep talks, records, an..
The 1988 World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers are best remembered for Kirk Gibson's dramatic home run, Orel Hershiser's pitching dominance, and manager Tommy Lasorda's masterfully corny motivation, but there was much more that made the season memorable, bittersweet, and controversial, and this ..
The ultimate reference book for any "e;Phillie phanatic,"e; this book provides a behind-the-scenes peek into the private world of the players, managers, broadcasters, and executives, taking readers into the clubhouse and onto the field. Author Robert Gordon takes fans inside the 1993 Philade..
An insider's look at the Washington Nationals' breakout season and their unique strategy to piece together a contending team, this work shows how the team combined once-in-a-generation talent with an experienced manager and a roster of other talented young players to lead the team to the top of the ..
Perfect for Duke fans who think they already know everything 100 Things Duke Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Blue Devils. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Mike Gminski or a new supporter of Jahlil Okafor, these are the 10..
The '85 Bears: We Were the Greatest is Coach Mike Ditka's memoir of a season Chicago will never forget and opponents would rather erase from their minds. Packed with unforgettable behind-the-scenes stories and exhilarating moments including the dominating win over the Patriots in Super Bowl XX, Walt..
Duke's win over Wisconsin in the 2015 NCAA championship game was the culmination of a basketball season no Blue Devils fan will ever forget. Led by a talented freshman class featuring All-American center Jahlil Okafor, guard Tyus Jones, and forward Justise Winslow, Coach Mike Krzyzewski's squad coll..
The 2014--15 season will be etched in the memories of Duke fans forever. The Blue Devils won the program's fifth national championship and Coach Mike Krzyzewski collected his unprecedented 1,000th career win. Freshmen Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, and Justise Winslow led Duke to a 28--3 regular season ..
Written by veteran sportswriter and Cardinals insider Rob Rains,Taking Flight answers two basic questions what makes the Cardinals different from other organizations, and why are they so successful? Perhaps the most important man in the history of the organization was George Kissell. Among the futu..
A former NFL ref and acclaimed rules expert shares his insights and thoughts on the rules of the sport Only recently in the world of NFL media have "e;rules experts"e; become an essential part of a fan's viewing experience. As the league continues to implement rule changes that have more and..
From baseball's hottest hitters like Mike Trout and Bryce Harper to ace pitchers Chris Sale, Clayton Kershaw, and Jake Arrieta to All-Star veterans David Ortiz and Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Stars is a look at the greatest players in the game today. Including stunning full-color photography, profiles,..
Relive the drama and excitement of the first century of NHL hockey in Toronto. This commemorative book featuring rare stories and photos from the Toronto Star takes readers inside Canada's team's thrilling 13 Stanley Cups, explores the unforgettable players and coaches who have led this popular Or..
With their 2015 World Series championship, the Kansas City Royals claimed their spot among baseball's top current franchises. Through the words of the players, via multiple interviews conducted with current and past Royals, readers will meet the players, coaches, and management and share in their mo..
Plenty of Canucks fans have taken in a game at Rogers Arena and will tell you they know just how to tell the Sedin twins apart. But only real fans can immediately recall Pavel Bure's penalty shot in the 1994 Stanley Cup final, or have hit the road to support their team in enemy territory. 100 Things..
Led by stars like Walter Payton, Jim McMahon, Mike Singletary, William "e;Refrigerator"e; Perry, head coach Mike Ditka, and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, the Chicago Bears in the 1980s were an NFL powerhouse. As anyone who's seen "e;The Super Bowl Shuffle"e;..
For 25 years, Chicago sports fans invited Terry Boers into their homes, cars, and offices as one of the premier voices of WSCR radio. Covering the latest championships and trades, and always ready to offer up timely takes, Boers was a Windy City constant until his retirement in 2017. In his highly-a..
Two Urban Books authors have teamed up to bring the drama in this latest installment of the popular Girls from da Hood Series.';All the Way In' by Treasure Hernandez: Born into the struggle, Sonya Mills and Melody ';Ham' Tatum are far from living the good life. They're missing meals, have no clean c..
The Ultimate Leafs Fan makes it his mission to figure out what makes fans bleed blueMike Wilson, the man ESPN called the Ultimate Leafs Fan, attended every Leaf contest of the 2018 19 NHL season. With a foreword from club president Brendan Shanahan and colourful souvenir photos, The Ultimate Road Tr..
A story of the cut-throat world of promoting in New Zealand boxing, from the 1960s to the modern era, as told by legendary trainer and promoter Mike Edwards. 'Who would want to be a boxing promoter? It's like being on a treadmill you can't get off, as you forever chase the elusive pot of gold at the..
What It's Like to Die-from Someone Who Did. Why are we afraid of dying? Where does death lead? Is there an afterlife? I Shook Hands with Death offers the answers as Pastor Mike Robertson shares his heartfelt account of dying at 19 in an east Texas lake, seeing his lifeless body, and then suddenly b..
Trivium in Practice brings together a series of case studies written by educators who were inspired by Martin Robinson's first book, Trivium 21c. Taken together, these case studies reveal how, regardless of setting or sector, the trivium can deliver a truly great education for our children. Great te..
Susie Collins's world has fallen apart. Her husband, Mike, has been made redundant from the army. But worse is to come when Susie learns that the family finances are much rockier than she realised. Their rebellious twin daughters can't stay at their fee-paying school and there's almost no money left..
Wildlife is southern Africa's number one visitor attraction. This handy, illustrated book combines field guide and travel guide, explaining where and when to find wildlife and how to identify it. Author Mike Unwin covers everything from the 'Big Five' to dung beetles to sandgrouse, and explores the ..
Data has dramatically changed how our world works. Understanding and using data is now one of the most transferable and desirable skills. Whether you're an entrepreneur wanting to boost your business, a jobseeker looking for that employable edge, or simply hoping to make the most of your current car..
God's Ploughman, provides a unique study of the life and ministry of one of early modern England's most significant preachers. Rather than offering a biography or analysis of sermons, the author creates a new genre, the 'preaching life.' The result is an integrative study that situates Latimer's lif..
In Boxing's Hall of Shame, Thomas Myler tells the inside stories of the real fight game. He reveals the sport's heroes and villains, mobsters and fixers, its shame and sorrows, providing the reader with a ringside seat at boxing's greatest and most controversial contests along the way.This no-holds-..
Wales were written off as no-hopers at the start of the 2008 Six Nations. They had failed to reach the World Cup quarter-finals the previous October and had reacted by appointing their 13th coach in 19 years, New Zealander Warren Gatland.On the opening weekend, success appeared unlikely when they tr..
Sidney C. Philips, an easygoing Alabama teenager, enlisted along with a friend. 'Manila John' Basilone was the son of immigrants who found happiness in the rough-and-ready life of a marine. Eugene B. Sledge watched his best friend and brother go off to war - and finally rebelled against his parents ..
In November 1916, just a few years after Federation and while Australia was at war in Europe, Hazel Hood, the beautiful 18-year-old daughter of a Riverina grazier, went to a local dance and never came home. Her mysterious disappearance caused a sensation in the district around the pioneer settlement..
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The Kindle No.1 BestsellerThe Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerThere's laughter, tears and a huge amount of love inHAPPINESS FOR BEGINNERSThe new book from BESTSELLING and BELOVED Carole Matthews.'You can't do better than to sink into Happiness for Beginners'KATIE FFORDE'Fun, fantastic and brimming wit..
New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers a heart-pounding thriller that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene in this Alexandra Cooper novel.New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Yet high fashion m..
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