Cycling To The Ashes

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Cycling To The Ashes

Author : Oli Broom
ISBN : 0224091883
Genre : Bicycle touring
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One man, one bike, two Mongoose cricket bats, one tropical disease, 16,000 miles and a lot of dead kangaroos âe¦ Oli Broom loves cricket. So much so that in 2009 he left his 9 to 5 in London and set off to cycle to Brisbane for the Ashes. Along the way he played cricket in the shadow of the Blue Mosque, slept in a goat pen in Sudan, dodged a 5-metre crocodile in the outback, battled mountains in sub-zero temperatures in Bulgaria and successfully negotiated the treacherous highways of India. Starring the colourful characters he met on his travels, this is a funny and poignant tale for anyone whoâe(tm)s ever dreamt of jacking in the day job to embark on an incredible adventure.
Category: Bicycle touring

Oppy

Author : Daniel Oakman
ISBN : 9781925556339
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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There was only one Phar Lap: There is only one 'Oppy' - Courier Mail, 1932. Hubert 'Oppy' Opperman was a sporting icon, a cycling phenomenon whose epic feats of endurance captivated the world. For over two decades, he dominated almost every race he entered and shattered record after record in Australia and Great Britain. In 1928, he led the first Australasian team to ever contest the Tour de France. But Oppy was more than just a champion. During the Great Depression, a time of painful economic and social change, he became a transcendent symbol of Australian fortitude. He became a household name, a legend - as popular as the cricketer Don Bradman and the racehorse Phar Lap. As well as vividly retelling his sporting triumphs, this book is the first to consider the legacy of Opperman's post-cycling career. It explores the emotional pain of his private life, the controversies that dogged his seventeen-year political career including his term as Minister for Immigration in the Menzies Government, and the far-reaching changes he helped bring to Australian immigration policy. This meticulously researched biography gives readers a thrilling insight into the brutal world of professional cycling and an intimate portrait of an extraordinary Australian.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Angela S Ashes

Author : Frank McCourt
ISBN : 9780684874357
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. First serial, The New Yorker.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Cycling In The Alps

Author : Charles Lincoln Freeston
ISBN : HARVARD:32044018742197
Genre : Alps
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Category: Alps

Soil Microbiology Ecology And Biochemistry

Author : Eldor A. Paul
ISBN : 9781483288956
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Soil Microbiology and Biochemsitry enconmpasses the broad spectrum of soil organisms and the dynamic processes carried on by them, including ecological relationships in the biota, the dynamics of the carbon and nitrogen cycles, and microbe-driven reactions involving sulfu, phosphorous, and metals. This reference source will prove invaluable to anyone involved in the study of agricultural and nonagricultural soils. This book provided a process-oriented approach on nutrient cycling and fundamental soil processes for students who are studying soil microbiology and biochemistry an up-to-date assessment of the diverse systems affected by soil organisms for researchers in the fields of agronomy, environmental quality, and natural sciences the application of molecular biology to soil organisms, mathematic modeling of soil processes, a supplementary reading list, and a glossary.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Breaking The Ashes

Author : Michele Ruth Gamburd
ISBN : UOM:39015079235126
Genre : History
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Gamburd explores the changing role of alcohol consumption in a Sri Lankan village the cultural context for social and antisocial alcohol consumption, insight into everyday and ceremonial drinking, and the illicit alcohol market.
Category: History

Cycling In The Lake District

Author : John Wood
ISBN : 1850583927
Genre : Bicycle touring
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Features a range of routes, from short easy routes to a 30-mile all-day adventure. This work includes some off-road routes. It also provides on-road alternatives for those who dont have mountain bikes.
Category: Bicycle touring

Five Ancestors Out Of The Ashes 3 Jackal

Author : Jeff Stone
ISBN : 9780375987618
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Jake explores his super-smart, sneaky Jackal side in the final installment of this high-octane, page-turning series! After all the excitement and danger he and his friends survived in California, Jake just wants to chill out and ride his bike. Then he gets an offer he can’t refuse—the chance to train and race with his friends in China, where a committee is building a world-class cycling team. But he soon finds out that trouble can follow him even all the way to China. When an old enemy chases him through Shanghai and the Chinese countryside, Jake may miss out on his chance to lead his team to victory. In the last book of the Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes series, Jeff Stone delivers an action-packed adventure perfect for bike racing fans, readers of the popular Five Ancestors series, and anyone who loves a fast-paced page-turner.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Andrew Flintoff Ashes To Ashes

Author : Andrew Flintoff
ISBN : 9781444756043
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'Freddie' Flintoff is perhaps the best-known cricketer in the world, and definitely the most loved in the UK. Widely considered the greatest English all-rounder since Ian Botham, bars at cricket grounds immediately empty the moment he approaches the wicket. It was victory in the 2005 Ashes series that cemented Flintoff's place at the nation's heart, with his stunning performances helping ensure the Ashes were regained for the first time in eighteen years.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Environmental Chemistry And Cycling Processes

Author : D. C. Adriano
ISBN : UOM:39015021483469
Genre : Biogeochemical cycles
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Oak Ridge, TN : Technical Information Center, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 1978.
Category: Biogeochemical cycles

Kp The Autobiography

Author : Kevin Pietersen
ISBN : 9780751557565
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Outrageous, audacious, jaw-dropping' SUNDAY TIMES 'An essential read' DAILY MAIL 'Utterly captivating' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'Hugely entertaining' GUARDIAN The fascinating life story of professional cricketer Kevin Pietersen, MBE, from his childhood in South Africa to his experiences as one of the leading lights in the world of international cricket. Kevin was dropped from the England squad in February 2014, seemingly calling time on an international career that began nearly ten years earlier. The decision puzzled many observers - although the England team had failed miserably in the Ashes tour of 2013-14, Kevin was the tourists' leading run scorer across the series, and he remains the country's highest run scorer of all time across all formats of the game. Kevin reveals all in his autobiography, telling the stories behind the many other highs and lows of his incredible career. Giving readers the full story of his life, from his childhood in South Africa to his experiences as one of the leading lights in the world of international cricket, KP is an autobiography that entertains and fascinates readers in equal measure.
Category: Biography & Autobiography