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BUCK--LUCKY BASTARD

In this New York Times bestselling memoir, the announcer of the biggest sporting events in the country--including the 2017 Super Bowl and this century's most-watched, historic, Chicago Cubs-winning World Series--reveals why he is one lucky bastard. Sports fans see Joe Buck everywhere: broadcasting one of the biggest games in the NFL every week, calling the World Series every year, announcing the Super Bowl every three years. They know his father, Jack Buck, is a broadcasting legend and that he was beloved in his adopted hometown of St. Louis. Yet they have no idea who Joe really is. Or how he got here. They don't know how he almost blew his career. They haven't read his funniest and most embarrassing stories or heard about his interactions with the biggest sports stars of this era. They don't know how hard he can laugh at himself--or that he thinks some of his critics have a point. And they don't know what it was really like to grow up in his father's shadow. Joe and Jack were best friends, but it wasn't that simple. Jack, the voice of the St. Louis Cardinals for almost fifty years, helped Joe get his broadcasting start at eighteen. But Joe had to prove himself, first as a minor league radio announcer and then on local TV, national TV with ESPN, and then finally on FOX. He now has a successful, Emmy-winning career, but only after a lot of dues-paying, learning, and pretty damn entertaining mistakes that are recounted in this book. In his memoir, Joe takes us through his life on and off the field. He shares the lessons he learned from his father, the errors he made along the way, and the personal mountain he climbed and conquered, all of which have truly made him a Lucky Bastard.


    • ISBN-10: 1101984589
    • ISBN-13: 9781101984581
    • Release Year: 2017
    • Publisher: Dutton Books

    110198458
    Price: $16.00

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BURNS--SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME

Elliott was the brother of Theodore Roosevelt, and he was as winsome and charming as Theodore was blustery and competitive. Though the two maintained a healthy rivalry in their youth, Elliott would eventually succumb to alcoholism and would be exiled to the Virginia countryside. But he kept up a close correspondence with his daughter, Eleanor, who treasured his letters and would read them nightly for her entire life for guidance, inspiration, and love As he did in the critically acclaimed The Golden Lad, Eric Burns' insightful and lucid prose reveals new facets to the lives of these pillars of American history.


    • ISBN-10: 1681776391
    • ISBN-13: 9781681776392
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Pegasus Books

    168177639
    Price: $17.95

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CANCILLERI--LITTLE BOOK OF DAD

Give Dad the gift of love, with this charmingly illustrated collection of quotes. It's perfect for Father's Day. "I have learned that when a newborn child squeezes his father's finger for the first time with his tiny fist, he has him trapped forever." --Gabriel Garcia Marquez He's a playmate, an accomplice, and a hero to his kids: he's dad. And this gift book, filled with beautiful sentiments, pays tribute to all he is and does for his family. Along with the stunning, graphic illustrations, it includes quotes from Gandhi, Balzac, Freud, Joseph Heller, and Sophie Kinsella, as well as from actors like Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan.


    • ISBN-10:8854411248
    • ISBN-13: 9788854411241
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: White Star Publishers

    885441124
    Price: $7.95

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CAREW--DADLAND

Winner of the Costa Book Award for Biography "Oh this book. Beautiful and fierce and brave. Memory and war and family and loss and, well, wow."--Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who, despite his technicolor life, always remained an enigma. After decades of estrangement, Keggie reunites with him just as his memory begins to fail. As she sets out on a mission to unravel the secrets of her father's past she quickly finds herself on a rollercoaster journey into surprising corners of twentieth century war and peace. During the Second World War, Tom Carew was an undercover guerrilla agent, parachuted behind enemy lines to help raise guerrilla resistance first against the Germans in France, then against the Japanese in Southeast Asia, where, as a sarong-clad twenty-five-year-old he was called the "Mad Irishman" and "Lawrence of Burma." In peacetime he lived on his wits and irresistible charm, but these were not the best qualities to sustain a family. Part detective story, part history, and part biography, woven together with Keggie's personal experience of growing up with her dazzling yet challenging father, Dadland is an epic story of success, failure, grief, jealousy, madness, mischief, memory, and most of all, fierce love.


    • ISBN-10:0802127630
    • ISBN-13: 9780802127631
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Grove Press

    080212763
    Price: $17.00

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CHAPMAN--DRIVE

Charting the 130-years from the arrival of horseless carriages to the advent of driverless vehicles, celebrate the automobile and the romance of the open road. Beginning with the development of the first vehicles powered by an internal combustion engine, Drive explores the early glamour of driving, motor sport, and car design, and looks at how the automobile has shaped the modern world. Revealing the advances in technology and design that have made cars faster, safer, and better to drive, and transformed them from a means of transportation into objects of status, excitement, and desire, Drive tracks trends in auto manufacturing and the public's changing tastes in cars: whether it's Golden Era sports cars such as the MG, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, and Chevrolet, muscle cars like the Mustang, hot rods, custom cars, the hippie-standard VW, or modern-day hybrid cars. Trivia and fascinating facts covering the growth of car racing, the development of traffic lights, the boom in automobile advertising, the first car washes, and the craft of artisan-made cars complete the subject, making it a must-have for car enthusiasts.


    • ISBN-10:1465469249
    • ISBN-13: 9781465469243
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: DK Publishing

    146546924
    Price: $40.00

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COYNE--MAN VS BABY

From a "hero for dads everywhere" ( Daily Mirror), a hilarious, insightful, and heartfelt take on parenting based on a viral blog post that Ashton Kutcher called, "one of the best descriptions of fatherhood I've ever read." One evening, while his three-month-old son Charlie briefly slept, Matt Coyne staggered to his desk, opened his laptop, and wrote a side-splittingly funny Facebook post about early fatherhood: Comparing his diaper-changing skills to that of a Formula One pit crew, birth to a Saw movie, and the sound of a baby crying at 3am to "having the inside of your skill sandpapered by an angry Viking," he shared his observations with friends and family--and soon, to his surprise, the world. In the spirit of that post, which became an instant sensation, Man vs. Baby is the tale of one man's journey through the first year of parenthood, told with wit, humor, and heart. Part memoir, part tell-it-like-it-is parenting book, this is a ferociously funny, inventively foul-mouthed, and genuinely touching account of a baby's first year, filled with relatable references to Harry Potter, McDonalds, and the villain in Die Hard. Matt covers everything you need to know, from labor (a good time to play "profanity bingo") to what you might find in your baby's diaper, a catalogue that includes The Phantom, The Expressionist, and The Jeff Goldblum. Capturing both the comic helplessness of new fatherhood and his deep love and admiration for his partner Lyndsay and child, Matt's story will appeal to anyone who has a baby--or is even contemplating the idea. Whether you're looking for a reprieve from the news cycle or a reminder of what's most important in life, Man vs. Baby will have you laughing out loud--and, if you're a new mother or father, filled with relief at being truly understood. A fresh take on the bewilderment and joy of having a baby from a rip-roaringly talented new voice, this combination memoir and advice book is sure to charm parents everywhere.


    • ISBN-10:1501187414
    • ISBN-13: 9781501187414
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Scribner Book Company

    150118741
    Price: $17.00

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EVANS--DADDIES DO

From a tiny mouse to a lion cub, adorable animal children explain why daddies are the BEST! Who wrestles with you for fun--but then surrenders and says you've won? Who takes you on outings and just doesn't care what outfit you're wearing or if you've got messy hair? Guess who? DADDIES DO! Meet a delightful group of animal daddies, including a bird who teaches his baby to fly and a polar bear who gives his cub the best hugs. This perfect Father's Day story ends with every dad tucking his child in with a sweet good night.


    • ISBN-10:1454921714
    • ISBN-13: 9781454921714
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Sterling Children's Books

    145492171
    Price: $16.95

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LARK--CONVERSATIONS WITH MY DAD

Create a treasured keepsake with this journal for sons and daughters to complete together with their dads. When you were a kid, what did you think you were going to be when you grew up? What is the first big responsibility you remember having? Start a conversation with your dad! This book offers plenty of guided questions to get him talking about his most vivid memories and important milestones, as well as space to safeguard his favorite photos and mementos. Both parent and child will cherish this beautiful and precious record of your dad's life.


    • ISBN-10:1454710659
    • ISBN-13: 9781454710653
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Lark Books

    145471065
    Price: $14.95

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MACCAMBRIDGE--CHUCK NOLL

Chuck Noll won four Super Bowls and presided over one of the greatest football dynasties in history, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the '70s. Later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his achievements as a competitor and a coach are the stuff of legend. But Noll always remained an intensely private and introspective man, never revealing much of himself as a person or as a coach, not even to the players and fans who revered him. Chuck Noll did not need a dramatic public profile to be the catalyst for one of the greatest transformations in sports history. In the nearly four decades before he was hired, the Pittsburgh Steelers were the least successful team in professional football, never winning so much as a division title. After Noll's arrival, his quiet but steely leadership quickly remolded the team into the most accomplished in the history of professional football. And what he built endured well beyond his time with the Steelers - who have remained one of America's great NFL teams, accumulating a total of six Super Bowls, eight AFC championships, and dozens of division titles and playoff berths. In this penetrating biography, based on deep research and hundreds of interviews, Michael MacCambridge takes the measure of the man, painting an intimate portrait of one of the most important figures in American football history. He traces Noll's journey from a Depression-era childhood in Cleveland, where he first played the game in a fully integrated neighborhood league led by an African-American coach and then seriously pursued the sport through high school and college. Eventually, Noll played both defensive and offensive positions professionally for the Browns, before discovering that his true calling was coaching. MacCambridge reveals that Noll secretly struggled with and overcame epilepsy to build the career that earned him his place as "the Emperor" of Pittsburgh during the Steelers' dynastic run in the 1970s, while in his final years, he battled Alzheimer's in the shelter of his caring and protective family.


    • ISBN-10:0822944685
    • ISBN-13: 9780822944683
    • Release Year: 2016
    • Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

    082294468
    Price: $27.95

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PREKSTA--PITTSBURGH DAD
When Pittsburgh Dad debuted on YouTube, creators Chris Preksta and Curt Wootton little suspected their sitcom would receive more than sixteen million views and turn their blue-collar everyman into a nationally known figure. Illustrated with hilarious black-and-white photos, Pittsburgh Dad shares the best of the best, from rants about swimming pool rules to reflections on coaching little league to curmudgeonly movie reviews. With its heavy dose of nostalgia and pitch-perfect sensibility, Pittsburgh Dad will have readers laughing in recognition, especially those who love recent blockbusters like Sh*t My Dad Says and Dad Is Fat.

ISBN-10: 0142181722
ISBN-13: 978-0142181720
Release Year: 2015
Publisher: Plume

014218172
Price: $14.00

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PRICE--PLAYING THROUGH THE WHISTLE

In the early twentieth century, down the Ohio River from Pittsburgh, the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company built one of the largest mills in the world and a town to go with it. Aliquippa was a beacon and melting pot, pulling in thousands of families from eastern and southern Europe and the Jim Crow south. The J&L mill, though dirty and dangerous, offered a chance at a better life and hope for the future. It produced the steel that built American cities and won World War II and, thanks to hard-fought union victories, made Aliquippa something of a workers' paradise. But then, in the 1980's, the steel industry cratered. The mill closed. Crime rose and crack hit big. But another industry grew in Aliquippa. The town didn't just make steel; it made elite football players, from Mike Ditka to Ty Law to Darrelle Revis. Pro football was born in Western Pennsylvania, and few places churned out talent like Aliquippa. Despite its troubles--maybe even because of them--Aliquippa became legendary for producing greatness. In Playing Through the Whistle, celebrated sportwriter S. L. Price tells the remarkable story of Aliquippa and through it, the larger history of American industry, sports, and life. Price charts the fortunes of Aliquippa's celebrated team through championships under charismatic coaches and through hard times after the mill died. In an era when sports has grown from novelty to a vital source of civic pride, Price reveals the shifting mores of a town defined by work--and the loss of it--yet anchored by a weekly game. Today, as our view of football shifts and participation drops, in Aliquippa the sport can still feel like the one path away from life on the streets, the last force keeping the town together. One of the most acclaimed sports books of 2016, Playing Through the Whistle is a masterpiece of narrative journalism and, like football, it will make you marvel, wince, cry, and cheer.


    • ISBN-10:0802127274
    • ISBN-13: 9780802127273
    • Release Year: 2017
    • Publisher: Grove Press

    080212727
    Price: $19.00

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SOOSH--DAD BY MY SIDE

A heartwarming celebration of the special relationship between a father and daughter from Instagram sensation Soosh. Whether they're playing make-believe, making you smile, or warding off monsters under the bed, dads are always there when you need them. Debut picture book artist Soosh celebrates fathers with a gorgeously illustrated and moving story about the parent-child bond. When Soosh first posted her initial series of images of a larger-than-life father and his adorable daughter on Instagram, fans from across the world immediately took notice with over 2 million views on a popular viral content website in a single week. These illustrations now come together in a universally relatable story of familial love for parents and children to share.


  • ISBN-10: 0316438081
  • ISBN-13: 9780316438087
  • Year Released: 2018
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

031643808
Price: $16.99

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TARNOWSKA--FOR MY DAD

Celebrate dad with this attractive quote-filled book! It makes the perfect gift for Father's Day, or any day at all. "I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection." --Sigmund Freud. Give something special to dad! These heartwarming quotes about fathers come from ancient proverbs, various religious traditions, politicians, and great writers and thinkers such as Shakespeare, Twain, Kipling, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more.


    • ISBN-10:1454928840
    • ISBN-13: 9781454928843
    • Release Year: 2018
    • Publisher: Sterling Publishing

    145492884
    Price: $14.95

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TAYLOR--GRILL FIRE

Master the art and technique of grilling! Grilled meats, and the sauces, marinades, and rubs that give them identity and flavor--that's the primal pleasure grillmaster Lex Taylor serves up as he explores the art of cooking with fire. Grill Fire offers more than just a collection of recipes: Taylor teaches essential grilling skills and tricks for transforming your backyard grill into a Brazilian churrascaria, making your own chicken wing racks, and feeding the hungry hordes. Along with tasty variations on the burger and dog, his delicious, globally influenced dishes range from Japanese kobe slices served with umami tare sauces to Mexican rotisserie chicken, cr'me brl'ed pork chops, Cameroonian Snapper, and the perfect porterhouse. So light up the fire . . . and start cooking!


    • ISBN-10:145492151X
    • ISBN-13: 9781454921516
    • Release Year: 2017
    • Publisher: Sterling Publishing

    145492151
    Price: $24.95

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WRIGHT--BEER JOURNAL

Explore beer styles and log your tastings in this compact journal. The Beer Journal is more than just a journal. This compact guide is a crash course in the many styles of beer and how to approach them in a tasting. Perfect for newcomers to the craft beer scene as well as longtime fans of the beverage, this book is an excellent way to learn about styles you've yet to try. These pages are filled with useful information on the beers themselves and tips to having the best tasting experience possible. Author Chris Wright even includes examples of beers on the market to help readers as they navigate the beer aisle. Packed with useful information, this informative guide will teach readers all about: The many styles of beer Their taste profiles What sets one style apart from another Origin stories Glassware Suggested food pairings The comprehensive tasting logs enable readers to keep track of the details of each particular beer they try--from brewer, beer name, and style to color, flavor, and body. Other worksheets give readers the opportunity to journal their brewery tours and food pairing experimentations. From lagers and wheat beers to sours and stouts, The Beer Journal is your guide to a complete tasting experience.


    • ISBN-10: 1510714715
    • ISBN-13: 9781510714717
    • Release Year: 2017
    • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

    151071471
    Price: $12.99

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