From her earliest memories and childhood friendships in Prague before the war, to the Nazi-occupation that saw her and her family sent to the Jewish ghetto at Terezin, to the unimaginable fear and bravery of her imprisonment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and life after liberation.
Lewis Hamilton is the record breaking driver of Formula 1, having won his 3rd world championship in 2015. He is competing for his 4th championship in 2016. His rivalry with Nico Rosberg and his incredible career from Karting champion to one of the greatest drivers on the planet with the likes of Senna and Schumacher in his sights. He has become the greatest British F1 driver ever. Jackie Stewart says that he has rewritten the rule book. This is his story, illustrated with incredible images from
Chris Gayle is the only man to have ever hit a six off the first ball of a Test match. But then producing the impossible is an everyday act for the West Indies legend: the first man to smash an international T20 century, the first to hit a World Cup 200, the fastest century in the history of the game. Off the pitch he is even more flamboyant: he plays late, parties later, demolishes a king-size pile of pancakes and then strolls out to mangle another hapless bowling attack.
Frank Shamrock was widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. But first he suffered through a childhood of neglect, juvenile delinquency, and petty crime. He was eventually taken in by Bob Shamrock, who fostered hundreds of troubled boys. But when Frank couldn't afford to support his family, he turned to burglary and wound up in state prison. When he was released, Frank joined Ken in training. For the next two decades he dominated the entire sport. In this riveting book Sh
Coach Loffie is ’n alles-in-een-handleiding vir alle aspiranten reeds gevestigde afrigters, sportlui en sportliefhebbers. Dis geskoei op die koestering van drome, Loffie se persoonlike belewenisse tydens sy grootword- en weermagjare en sy ervaring as speler en afrigter.
Running for My Life is not a story about Africa or track and field athletics. It is about outrunning the devil and achieving the impossible faith, diligence, and the desire to give back. It is the American dream come true and a stark reminder that saving one can help to save thousands more.
Lopez Lomong chronicles his inspiring ascent from a barefoot lost boy of the Sudanese Civil War to a Nike sponsored athlete on the US Olympic Team. Though most of us fall somewhere between the catast