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  • Cover scan of The Cyclist's Guide To Hillclimbs On Scottish Highland Roads
    The Cyclist's Guide To Hillclimbs On Scottish Highland Roads
    John H. McKendrick - 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.
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    Doubling Back: Ten Paths Trodden In Memory
    Linda Cracknell - 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.
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    The Commonwealth Games
    Brian Oliver - 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.
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    Moonwalker: Adventures Of A Midnight Mountaineer
    Alan Rowan - 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.
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    Scotland '74: A World Cup Story
    Richard Gordon - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    For a small footballing nation, Scotland boasts a proud record of having qualified for the World Cup Finals on eight occasions. But this fantastic record is also tarred with the glorious failure of never having reached the latter stages of the tournament. 'Scotland '74' is a bitter-sweet celebration of the closest Scotland has ever got - so far at least - when a team of superstars managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the dying seconds.
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    Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography
    Alex Ferguson - Paperback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role. He has gone out in a blaze of glory, with United winning the Premier League for the 13th time, and he is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of British football. Over the last quarter of a century there have been seismic changes at Manchester United. The only constant element has been the quality of the manager's league-winning squad and United's run of success, which included winning the Champions League for a second time in 2008. This book tells his story.
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    Prelude To Everest
    Ian R. Mitchell - 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.
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    An American Caddie In St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, And Looping On The Old Course
    Oliver Horovitz - 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.
  • Cover scan of The R&A Golfer's Handbook 2014
    The R&A Golfer's Handbook 2014
    - Paperback - Hamlyn
    This handbook provides all the information and statistics a golfer needs. In addition to listings of past and present results for leading professional and amateur events, the book includes new, fully revised, rules of golf, detailed entries on 5000 clubs and courses in the UK and Europe, and a who's who of players past and present.
  • Cover scan of The R&A Golfer's Handbook 2014
    The R&A Golfer's Handbook 2014
    - Hardback - Hamlyn
    This handbook provides all the information and statistics a golfer needs. In addition to listings of past and present results for leading professional and amateur events, the book includes new, fully revised, rules of golf, detailed entries on 5000 clubs and courses in the UK and Europe, and a who's who of players past and present.

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