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Seabiscuit

Author : Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN : 1841150924
Genre : Horse racing
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From the author of 'Unbroken' - a major motion picture releasing in 2015 - this is the bestselling true story of three men and their dreams for a racehorse, Seabiscuit. In 1938 one figure received more press coverage than Mussolini, Hitler or Roosevelt. He was a cultural icon and a world-class athlete - and an undersized, crooked-legged racehorse by the name of Seabiscuit. Misunderstood and mishandled, Seabiscuit had spent seasons floundering in the lowest ranks of racing until a chance meeting of three men. Together, they created a champion. This is a story which topped the bestseller charts for over two years; a riveting tale of grit, grace, luck and an underdog's stubborn determination to win against all odds. Made into a major motion picture starring Toby Maguire and Jeff Daniels.

Seabiscuit

Author : Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN : 0606290087
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The author retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend.

The Whole Five Feet

Author : Christopher Beha
ISBN : 0802199909
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 85. 68 MB
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In The Whole Five Feet, Christopher Beha turns to the great books for answers after undergoing a series of personal and family crises and learning that his grandmother had used the Harvard Classics to educate herself during the Great Depression. The result is a smart, big-hearted, and inspirational mix of memoir and intellectual excursion that “deftly illustrates how books can save one’s life” (Helen Schulman).

Secretariat

Author : William Nack
ISBN : 0306811332
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"Secretariat is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and the clatter and ring of the grandstand."Laura Hillenbrand, author of Seabiscuit

St Ignatius Of Loyola

Author : Peggy A. Sklar
ISBN : 9780809166886
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Chronicles the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola, focusing on how each major event in his life influenced his decision to spend his life serving God.

Bliss Remembered

Author : Frank Deford
ISBN : 9781590205341
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 29. 70 MB
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At the 1936 Berlin Olympics the beautiful Sydney Stringfellow begins an intense love affair with a German but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart.

Tragic Indifference

Author : Adam Penenberg
ISBN : 0060090588
Genre : Business & Economics
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Documents the efforts of lawyer Tab Turner to hold major sport utility vehicle manufacturers responsible for hundreds of deaths and injuries caused by their decision to use cheaper and dangerous tires.

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