The Baseball Whisperer

The Baseball Whisperer

The Baseball Whisperer

“Field of Dreams was only superficially about baseball. It was really about life. So is The Baseball Whisperer . . . with the added advantage of being all true.” —MLB.com From an award-winning journalist, this is the story of a legendary coach and the professional-caliber baseball program he built in America's heartland, where boys would come summer after summer to be molded into ballplayers—and men. Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours from anything. There, between the cornfields and hog yards, is a ball field with a bronze bust of a man named Merl Eberly, who specialized in second chances and lost causes. The statue was a gift from one of Merl’s original long-shot projects, a skinny kid from the Los Angeles ghetto who would one day become a beloved Hall-of-Fame shortstop: Ozzie Smith. The Baseball Whisperer traces the “deeply engrossing” story (Booklist, starred review) of Merl Eberly and his Clarinda A’s baseball team, which he tended over the course of five decades, transforming them from a town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse. Along with Ozzie Smith, future manager Bud Black, and star player Von Hayes, Merl developed scores of major league players. In the process, he taught them to be men, insisting on hard work, integrity, and responsibility. More than a book about ballplayers in the nation’s agricultural heartland, The Baseball Whisperer is the story of a coach who put character and dedication first, reminding us of the best, purest form of baseball excellence. “Mike Tackett, talented journalist and baseball lover, has hit the sweet spot of the bat with his first book. The Baseball Whisperer takes one coach and one small Iowa town and illuminates both a sport and the human spirit.” —David Maraniss, New York Times-bestselling author of Clemente and When Pride Still Mattered

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Michael Tackett
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2016-07-05
Total Pages : 285 Pages
ISBN : 9780544386396


The Tiger Whisperer

The Tiger Whisperer

A man. A tiger. A tornado. Jared Montaine owns a big cat rescue in Florida and faces financial pressures, getting over his ex-wife, and the challenge of suburbia creeping ever closer to his enclave for the animals. But when a tornado wrecks part of the refuge, Jared's worst fear comes to life: his Siberian tiger, Sultan, escapes. It's a big cat handler’s nightmare: a tiger on the loose, confused, lost -- and hungry. Jared races against the police, the media, and the hysterical public, all of whom are clamoring for the tiger's hide. He must re-capture Sultan before the cat is killed -- by traffic, by SWAT, or by a civilian who just wants to shoot a tiger. With fellow wildlife handlers at his side, Jared fights desperately to find and capture Sultan before the tiger injures or kills a human. Because that would lead to his worst nightmare -- having to kill the tiger he hand-raised from a cub. Jared’s commitment is tested -- to his animals, his refuge, and his belief that saving the life of even one tiger is worth losing everything.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Belea T. Keeney
Publisher : JMS Books LLC
Release : 2014-06-01
Total Pages : 274 Pages
ISBN : 9781611525908


The Whisperer

The Whisperer

A mysterious blackmailer puts pressure on a cheating student Everyone on campus hates Doctor Stark, the severe woman who seems to take sadistic pleasure from doling out D’s and F’s on her infamous chemistry exams. Never before has Shea had so much trouble in school, and never before has she considered something so awful as cheating, but this time she has no choice. Her scholarship is riding on the class, and losing the scholarship would ruin her. Shea sneaks into Stark’s classroom and, terrified, makes a copy of tomorrow’s exam. She thinks she’s gotten away with it until the phone rings. The voice on the other end knows her secret, and promises to keep quiet if Shea follows certain instructions. As her lies overwhelm her, Shea learns that there is a much worse fate than getting a D. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Diane Hoh including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Diane Hoh
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-03-27
Total Pages : 168 Pages
ISBN : 9781453248072


The Quarterback Whisperer

The Quarterback Whisperer

What is an elite NFL QB and what separates that player from the others? One answer is the coach they share. In the recent history of the biggest game on earth, one man is the common thread that connects several of the very best in the sport: Peyton Manning; Ben Roethlisberger; Andrew Luck; and the resurgent Carson Palmer. That coach is Bruce Arians. A larger than life visionary who trained under the tutelage of Bear Bryant, Arians has had a major impact on the development and success of each of these players. For proof beyond the stats, go to the sources. "Bruce is gonna love you when you need some loving, but he's gonna jump on you when you're not doing right." -- Peyton Manning "He coaches the way players want to be coached." -- Ben Roethlisberger "He made players comfortable around him and let everybody have their own personality. He didn't force anybody to be someone they weren't. It may sound a little corny or cheesy, but there's merit to that. I felt comfortable being myself and I felt he had my back." -- Andrew Luck "We're a resilient group. It trickles down from the head coach. I think good teams, really good teams, and hopefully great teams take on their coach's mentality. I think that's what B.A. brings . . . " -- Carson Palmer Known around the game as the 'quarterback whisperer', Arians has an uncanny ability to both personally connect with his quarterbacks and to locate what the individual triggers are for that player to succeed. No two quarterbacks are the same. And yet with Arians they always share success. In this book Arians will explain how he does it.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Bruce Arians
Publisher : Hachette Books
Release : 2017-07-11
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780316432252


The Wedding Whisperer Collection Books 1 3

The Wedding Whisperer Collection Books 1 3

This book bundle includes three sweet romance novels from THE WEDDING WHISPERER series. (THE WEDDING CHARM, Book 1) In order to retrieve and deliver an antique charm before her best friend’s wedding, maid of honor Sarah Carlton must fake being in love with her childhood nemesis, best man Ben Atkins. (THE WEDDING CATCH, Book 2) Avery Summers is more interested in helping local charities than dating, but then super sexy Jason Morgan offers his help, including teaching Avery how to multitask: at life and at love. (MY WEDDING DATE, Book 3) Erica Conner is a carefree yoga instructor who’s fine going solo to her friend Kaitlin’s wedding, but when her ex’s mother tells her he’ll be attending with his new fiancée, Erica reaches for the nearest date—an uptight corporate guy who soon has her wishing for her own happily ever after. ★★★★★ “Wow what another great book by Susan Hatler. I thought it was a cute and funny story with some surprises.”— Just a Girl Kindleing, on The Wedding Charm ★★★★★ “This was the perfect little romantic getaway to read.” — Getting Your Read On, on The Wedding Catch ★★★★★ “The characters and chemistry are all on point, leading to some funny and awkward moments, as well as some flirty banter and electrifying kisses.” — Katie’s Clean Book Collection, on My Wedding Date

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Susan Hatler
Publisher : Hatco Publishing
Release : 2021-07-19
Total Pages : 540 Pages
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A Dragon S Whisperer

A Dragon S Whisperer

Acceptance My name is Connie Helen Whitsburg, I’m fifteen years old, and this is my story of how I became a Dragon’s Whisperer. In Modern day society you’d never expect mythical creatures to exist. When a dragon named Nightly enters my life a whole other world opens up. Now we have to train with the Guardians to fend for ourselves and our loved ones before the mages attack. Can you accept a destiny beyond your belief?

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Cecilia Lietz
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2012-09-19
Total Pages : 386 Pages
ISBN : 9781462069293


The Shark Whisperer

The Shark Whisperer

After his most klutzy move ever, falling into a pool of sharks, things for Tristan Hunt begin to look up. Tristan is invited to an ocean-themed summer camp in the Florida Keys where he discovers that he and the other young teens there have very special and rare talents when it comes to the ocean. After the camp receives a distress call from ocean animals, Tristan and his new friends get pulled into a daring rescue in the Bahamas. With the help of sharks, dolphins, a quick-escape artist octopus, and some seabird bombers, the campers must use their young talents in an attempt to outwit an evil shark-finning, reef-blasting billionaire.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Ellen Prager
Publisher : Mighty Media, Inc.
Release : 2014-04-21
Total Pages : 280 Pages
ISBN : 9781938063459


The Blood Whisperer

The Blood Whisperer

The author of the Charlie Fox series is “at the top of her game” in a thriller featuring a woman far too familiar with the details of death (Harlan Coben). Kelly Jacks had a lover’s bond with evidence. The driest, most antiseptic crime scene would spread open for her, yielding its secrets. And then it all went bad. Framed for an ugly murder, Kelly knew the evidence would clear her . . . and then it didn’t. After years in prison, Kelly now works cleaning up the crime scenes she used to investigate. And once again, she wakes up next to a dead body and clutching a weapon. Remembering nothing. And certain of two things: Evidence doesn’t love her anymore, and someone really wants her behind bars. Praise for Zoë Sharp and The Blood Whisperer “Scarily good.” —Lee Child “Zoë Sharp is a master at writing thoughtful action thrillers.” —Meg Gardiner “Sharp is the best kept secret in crime fiction, it’s about time that changed.” —Stuart MacBride “Sharp introduces an intriguing new character in her latest action-packed thriller . . . Kelly Jacks is a real keeper in this book bursting with bondage, Russians, evil crime lords, and corruption.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Zoë Sharp
Publisher : Felony & Mayhem Press
Release : 2015-10-08
Total Pages : 528 Pages
ISBN : 9781631940910


The Dragonfly Whisperer

The Dragonfly Whisperer

Steve K. Bertrand's book "The Dragonfly Whisperer: Collected Haiku" is a compilation of 1,000 poems. Inspired by the rich imagery of the Pacific Northwest, Bertrand explores the physical nature and human nature of the region through poetry. An award-winning poet, historian and photographer, Bertrand is the author of over thirty-five books. His books are available on Amazon.com Books. In his free time, Bertrand enjoys family, friends and the wonders of the state of Washington.

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Genre : Poetry
Author : Steve K. Bertrand
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2019-09-27
Total Pages : 212 Pages
ISBN : 9781796054644


Dog Whisperer The Rescue

Dog Whisperer The Rescue

An adopted girl, an abandoned dog -- together, can they save lives? 12-year old Emily has dreams of drowning. Night after night, she's being sucked under -- until the third night. She realizes it's not just a dream. It's really happening to someone -- or something. On the rocky shore outside her house, Emily finds a large dog. He's barely alive, but she's determined to save him. She can feel his pain—and his determination to live. The dog is brought to the vet. And with Emily's help, he starts to improve. But is the bond between the girl and her dog something more? She can see what he sees, feel what he feels. And Zack seems to be able to read her mind, too. Is it possible that together, Emily and Zack can do more than read each other's minds? Can they turn their powers to helping other people? Part adventure, part animal story, Dog Whisperer: The Rescue explorers the connection one orphan can feel for another.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Nicholas Edwards
Publisher : Square Fish
Release : 2009-04-27
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781466817340