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            Open Side: The Official Autobiography
              

            Open Side: The Official Autobiography (Paperback)

            By Warburton, Sam

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $24.90
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            • Internationally sourced

            'A terrific book. No one put their body on the line quite like Sam Warburton.' Brian O'Driscoll 'It was an absolute privilege to play against Sam. An inspiring leader with an equally inspiring story to tell.' Jonny Wilkinson

            ISBN 9780008336592
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Valentino Rossi: The Definitive Biography
             

            Valentino Rossi: The Definitive Biography (Hardback)

            By Barker, Stuart

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            • Pub Date
              13 Apr 21

            This is a story of speed, love and loss - the definitive biography of the most world's most legendary motorsports racer.

            ISBN 9781789462951
            Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
            Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Messi: 2021 Updated Edition
             

            Messi: 2021 Updated Edition (Paperback)

            By Caioli, Luca

            • RRP: $22.99
            • $17.93
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            The updated edition of Luca Caioli's brilliant biography of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, now covering the 2019/2020 season.

            ISBN 9781785786716
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2021
            Publisher Icon Books Ltd
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Football Superstar Biographies
            Availability
            446 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            This is esports (and How to Spell it) - LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK AWARD 2020: An Insider's Guide to the World of Pro Gaming
             

            This is esports (and How to Spell it) - LONGLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK AWARD 2020: An Insider's Guide to the World of Pro Gaming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chaloner, Paul

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $30.60
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            • Reprinting locally

            Pro gaming's award-winning broadcaster Paul Redeye Chaloner brings us the definitive book on esports, the fastest growing entertainment phenomenon in the world today.

            ISBN 9781472977762
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age General Audience
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            What a Flanker

            What a Flanker (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Haskell, James

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            I am very excited to be able to finally put down on paper the stories that have kept me laughing 50 times a day for the entirety of my rugby career

            ISBN 9780008403690
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            132 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            The Boy: Stirling Moss: A Life in 60 Laps
             

            The Boy: Stirling Moss: A Life in 60 Laps (Hardback)

            By Williams, Richard

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $42.90
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            • Pub Date
              5 May 21

            A biography of motor racing legend Stirling Moss, told in 50 brief chapters, by the writer who knew him best

            ISBN 9781471198458
            Released NZ 5 May 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War and Everest

            The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War and Everest (Hardback)

            By Caesar, Ed

            • RRP: $50.00
            • $37.50
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            In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceived his own crazy, beautiful plan: he would fly a Gipsy Moth airplane from England to Everest, crash land on its lower slopes, th...en become the first person to reach its summit - all utterly alone. Wilson didn't know how to climb. He barely knew how to fly. But he had pluck, daring and a vision - he wanted to be the first man to stand on top of the world. Traumatised by his wartime experiences and leaving behind a trail of broken hearts, Wilson believed that Everest could redeem him. This is the tale of an adventurer unlike any you have ever encountered: an unforgettable story about the power of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Maurice Wilson is a man written out of the history books - dismissed as an eccentric and a charlatan by many, but held in the highest regard by renowned mountaineers such as Reinhold Messner. The Moth and the Mountain restores him to his rightful place in the annals of Everest and in doing so attempts to answer that eternal question - why do we climb mountains?
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            ISBN 9780241262313
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Availability
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            Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

            Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Obstfeld, Raymond

            • RRP: $18.99
            • $14.81
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            The sports legend's first memoir for young readers (now in paperback!) explores his path from his days as a shy boy named Lew Alcindor to becoming Kareem, an important story published at time when the national conversation around sports and racial injustice has intensified.

            ISBN 9780316555418
            Released NZ 8 Jan 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
            92 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Behind the Mask: My Autobiography - Winner of the 2020 Sports Book of the Year

            Behind the Mask: My Autobiography - Winner of the 2020 Sports Book of the Year (Paperback)

            By Fury, Tyson

            • RRP: $24.00
            • $18.72
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            ________________________________ 'Incredible stories... you don't have to be a boxing fan to enjoy it' SCOTT MILLS, BBC RADIO 1 'One of sport's most heart-warming stories' SUNDAY TIMES, SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A must-read for any boxing fan.' WORLD BOXING NEWS 'If you know someo...ne who is a fan of the People's Champion then they'll love this.' TALKSPORT XMAS GIFT GUIDE The extraordinary story of the rise and fall and rise again of Tyson Fury... THE GYPSY KING. A Manchester lad from Irish Traveller stock, born three months premature and weighing just a pound at birth, Tyson (named after his father's boxing hero) grew up to become one of the most unlikely heavyweight champions in history. This 'dream come true' soon turned to nightmare, however, as alcohol and cocaine abuse took hold and Tyson was stripped of his titles. What followed was the darkest moment of his life - detailed in this book for the first time - in which he came within seconds of ending everything. THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION. Like all the greatest stories, though, there is redemption and Tyson defies all the odds and literally drags himself to his feet. 10 million people around the globe watched Fury fight Wilder in the biggest fight of the boxing calendar. Speaking candidly about his struggles with mental health, this is Tyson Fury as you have never seen him before. A BRITISH ICON. ________________________________ Behind the Mask is an unflinching autobiography from the greatest boxer of our time and a man who has demonstrated strength of a very different kind by conquering his demons. ________________________________ 'It's a great book, if I could read, I'd buy it' BILLY JOE SAUNDERS, WBO World Super-Middleweight Champion 'I didn't believe boxers could be role models, but Tyson Fury has changed my mind... This 30-year-old Mancunian has made us all think twice about the possibilities of redemption.' SIMON KELNER, INDEPENDENT 'Tyson Fury has become Britain's most unlikely inspirational figure... the sight
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            ISBN 9781787465060
            Released NZ 2 Feb 2021
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age General Audience
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            999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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            Federer: The Definitive Biography
             

            Federer: The Definitive Biography (Hardback)

            By Bowers, Chris

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            • Pub Date
              2 Jul 21

            Roger Federer is not only one of the greatest tennis players ever to pick up a racket - if not the greatest - but he is one of the global icons of our time. Characterised by a mixture of passion and calmness, a fierce competitor with a regal bearing, he is both an athlete and an ...ambassador, a street fighter and a statesman. But who is he really? And what are the experiences and influences that have shaped him into the world figure he is today? This acclaimed biography, first published in 2006 and now fully updated in its ninth edition, traces Federer's life and career, from his first tentative swings with a racket to legendary status. The vastly experienced writer, broadcaster and tennis historian Chris Bowers talked exclusively to many of the people who helped shape the young Roger Federer, and together with his own experiences following Federer's career from his junior title at Wimbledon at age sixteen to his twentieth major title nineteen years later, he presents an affectionate and analytical portrait of one of the great names of modern-day sport. His book has enough information to satisfy the most voracious Federer fan, and enough talking points to keep an argument going until the small hours. In its portrait of Roger Federer - the man, the player, the icon - this masterly biography brings the player's story up to date, while also examining his place in tennis and sporting history.
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            ISBN 9781789463668
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2021
            Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
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