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As The Hibs Go Marching On: A Post-War History Of Hibs
- Paperback - Birlinn
Beginning with the ten year reign of Alex Miller, where the club had to fight off a hostile takeover bid by Mercer, survived to win the Skol Cup, signed players like Andy Goram and Steve Archibald and ventured once again into European competition, John Campbell completes his post-war trilogy on the history of Hibernian FC, this volume sees Campbell cover every season from 1987, through the nineties and into the new millennium, where the club experienced relegation, promotion and two consecutive cup finals.
Liston & Ali: The Ugly Bear And The Boy Who Would Be King
- Paperback - Mainstream
Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, two prizefighters named Charles 'Sonny' Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. America was in turmoil. This book follows the contrasting paths these two men took.
Fergie Rises: The Making Of Britain's Greatest Football Manager
- Hardback - Aurum
Alex Ferguson was not the greatest manager football has ever seen when he turned up in Aberdeen one June morning in 1978. In fact he really wasn't anything special at all. 'Fergie Rises' is the story of a period that began when Ferguson was lucky to get Aberdeen, not the other way around. It is the story of an eight-year revolution in which he outgrew that club up in the northeast of Scotland - and left them devastated by his departure.
Fergie, The Greatest: Manchester United 1986-2013
- Paperback - John Blake
An Old Trafford legend, Sir Alex Ferguson has enjoyed a spectacularly successful career as manager of Manchester United. This book examines his life, from his tough upbringing in Glasgow and his career as a player, through to his eventual triumphs with Aberdeen and United.
The Cyclist's Guide To Hillclimbs On Scottish Highland Roads
- Paperback - Pocket Mountains
This title features 40 of the best road climbs in the north of Scotland, many of them on the old military roads.
Doubling Back: Ten Paths Trodden In Memory
- Hardback - Freight
'Doubling Back' is a moving account of walking in the footsteps of others. In 1952 Linda Cracknell's father embarked on a hike through the Swiss Alps. It was the last walk he would ever take. Fifty years later, Linda retraces that fateful journey, following the trail of the man she barely knew. This collection of walking tales take their theme from that pilgrimage. The walks trace the contours of memories, following friends, writers and relations along trails across mountains, valleys and coasts from the Highlands of Scotland to Kenya.
The Commonwealth Games
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
The Commonwealth Games are coming to Glasgow in July 2014. Following the roaring success of the London 2012 Olympics the spotlight is on these Games and excitement levels are high. Sports journalist Brian Oliver brings these often overlooked Games to life with fantastic stories of the athletes who have competed over the years. He delves into past games for the best tales, and interviews the key protagonists to unveil the highs and lows of this eccentric sporting competition.
Moonwalker: Adventures Of A Midnight Mountaineer
- Paperback - BackPage
'Moonwalker' is a unique story - the memoir of a man whose love for Scotland's mountains would override his body-clock and all conventional notions of health and safety. It is funny and touching; at once a depply personal memoir and a riotous travelogue.
Prelude To Everest
- Paperback - Luath Press
Acclaimed hillwalking writers Ian R. Mitchell and George Rodway tell the story of Aberdeen-born Alexander Kellas, and his contribution to mountaineering in the early 20th century.
An American Caddie In St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, And Looping On The Old Course
- Paperback - Gotham Books
A caddie since he was twelve and a golfer sporting a 1.8 handicap, Ollie decides to spend his gap year, pre Harvard, in St. Andrews: a town with the UK's highest number of pubs per capita and home to the Old Course, golf's most famous eighteen holes, where he enrolls in the St. Andrews Links Trust caddie trainee program. Initially, the notoriously brusque veteran caddies treat Ollie like a pest. But after a year of waking up at 4:30 A.M. every morning and looping two rounds a day, Ollie earns their grudging respect.