Late To The Ball

Late To The Ball

Late To The Ball

"An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player--at the age of sixty. Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't old

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Gerald Marzorati
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-05-02
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781476737416


Late To The Ball

Late To The Ball

An award-winning author attempts to become a nationally competitive tennis player—at the age of sixty—in this “soulful meditation on aging, companionship, and the power of self-improvement” (The Wall Street Journal). Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren’t old…yet. But we sense it coming: Careers are winding down, kids are gone, parents are dying (friends, too), and our bodies are no longer youthful or even middle-aged. Learning to play tennis in your fifties is no small feat, but becoming a serious, competitive tennis player at the age of sixty is a whole other matter. It requires training the body to defy age, and to methodically build one’s game—the strokework, footwork, strategy, and mental toughness. Gerry Mazorati had the strong desire to lead an examined physical life, to push his body into the “encore” of middle age. In Late to the Ball Mazorati writes vividly about his difficulties, frustrations, and triumphs of becoming a seriously good tennis player. He takes on his quest with complete vigor and absolute determination to see it through, providing a rich, vicarious experience, involving the science of aging, his existential battle with time, and the beautiful, mysterious game of tennis. “Enjoyable…crisp and clean” (Publishers Weekly), Late to the Ball is also captivating evidence that the rest of the Baby Boomer generation, now between middle age and old age, can find their own quest and do the same.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Gerald Marzorati
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-05-17
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781476737430


On The Ball

On The Ball

Owen loves playing ball. But it doesn't always "love" him back. And after a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't even notice the ball rolling through a hole in the fence until it's gotten away. In his effort to get it back, he discovers that he has more skills than he realizes.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Brian Pinkney
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release : 2017-01-04
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781368004466


Take Your Eye Off The Ball 2 0

Take Your Eye Off The Ball 2 0

Renowned NFL analysts' tips to make football more accessible, colorful, and compelling than ever before More and more football fans are watching the NFL each week, but many of them don't know exactly what they should be watching. What does the offense's formation tell you about the play that's about to be run? When a quarterback throws a pass toward the sideline and the wide receiver cuts inside, which player is to blame? Why does a defensive end look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the practice squad the next? These questions and more are addressed in Take Your Eye Off the Ball 2.0, a book that takes readers deep inside the perpetual chess match between offense and defense. This book provides clear and simple explanations to the intricacies and nuances that affect the outcomes of every NFL game. This updated edition contains recent innovations from the 2015 NFL season.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Pat Kirwan
Publisher : Triumph Books
Release : 2015-09-15
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781633192942


Laa Laa S Bouncy Ball

Laa Laa S Bouncy Ball

Laa-Laa's big orange ball is very bouncy! It bounces everywhere and Laa-Laa can't catch it. Tinky Winky, Dipsy and Po can't catch it either. Can the Noo-noo help?

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Genre : Balls (Sporting goods)
Author : Andrew Davenport
Publisher : BBC Children's Books
Release : 2010-02
Total Pages : 16 Pages
ISBN : 1405906766


The Magic Ball Of Wool

The Magic Ball Of Wool

Winner at the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards The Magic Ball of Wool is a charming tale of friendship, generosity and kindness that will bring out the best in young readers by encouraging them to help others Guided Reading Level: L, Lexile Level: 930L

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Susanna Isern
Publisher : Cuento de Luz
Release : 2014-01-01
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9788415619901


Federer And Me

Federer And Me

"First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Yellow Jersey Press"--Title page verso.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : William Skidelsky
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-05-03
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781501133930


Whispered Love

Whispered Love

In Whispered Love, bestselling author Kathleen Ball takes you to the wild Pacific Northwest, a land bristling with handsome, well-muscled lumberjacks. Foreman Samuel Pearse has only one rule; no women allowed. Until he finds one asleep in his bathtub-Pat Clarke, the company cook. With her secret revealed and her virtue at stake, Pat turns to the only man who can help her...the one man who sets fire to her heart.

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Author : Kathleen Ball
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-11-23
Total Pages : 88 Pages
ISBN : 1540559408


Census

Census

NAMED A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018 BY The New York Times • The Chicago Reader • Nylon • The Boston Globe • The Huffington Post • The Rumpus • The AV Club • Southern Living • The Millions • Buzzfeed • Esquire • Publishers Weekly A powerful and moving new novel from an award-winning, acclaimed author: in the wake of a devastating revelation, a father and son journey north across a tapestry of towns When a widower receives notice from a doctor that he doesn’t have long left to live, he is struck by the question of who will care for his adult son—a son whom he fiercely loves, a boy with Down syndrome. With no recourse in mind, and with a desire to see the country on one last trip, the man signs up as a census taker for a mysterious governmental bureau and leaves town with his son. Traveling into the country, through towns named only by ascending letters of the alphabet, the man and his son encounter a wide range of human experience. While some townspeople welcome them into their homes, others who bear the physical brand of past censuses on their ribs are wary of their presence. When they press toward the edges of civilization, the landscape grows wilder, and the towns grow farther apart and more blighted by industrial decay. As they approach “Z,” the man must confront a series of questions: What is the purpose of the census? Is he complicit in its mission? And just how will he learn to say good-bye to his son? Mysterious and evocative, Census is a novel about free will, grief, the power of memory, and the ferocity of parental love, from one of our most captivating young writers.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Jesse Ball
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2018-03-06
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9780062676153


Only The Ball Was White

Only The Ball Was White

Tells the forgotten story of Black star-quality athletes excluded from professional baseball because of the big league's color line

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Genre : History
Author : Robert Peterson
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1992
Total Pages : 420 Pages
ISBN : 0195076370