Walking Home: A Woman’s Pilgrimage on the Appalachian Trail (Sept., $14.95) by Kelly Winters. A young woman confronts exhaustion, exhilaration, fear, startling beauty and the quirky community of "thru-hikers."
Street Strategies: A Survival Guide for Motorcyclists (Oct., $19.95) by David L. Hough gathers street-riding savvy gleaned from years of motorcycling experience. $25,000 ad/promo.
Soccer’s Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Clumsy Keepers, Clever Crosses, and Outlandish Oddities (Sept., $12.95) by John Snyder includes little-known facts and funny anecdotes about soccer.
Business Golf (Nov., $15.99) by Pat Summerall et al. teaches readers how to enhance their fortune through the cultivation of new relationships while on the links.
The Complete History of the Negro Leagues: 1884—1955, Revised and Updated (Jan., $18.95) by Mark Ribowsky evokes the long-gone days of Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell.
Out by a Step: The 100 Best Players Not in the Baseball Hall of Fame (Nov., $19.95) by Mike and Neil Shalin lists many outstanding players who have been passed over.
Figure Skating Now: Olympic and World Champions (Dec., $19.95) by Steve Milton offers a fan’s-eye-view of international figure skating.
GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS
Basic Essentials: Solo Hiking (Oct., $7.95) by Adrienne Hall includes traveling light, avoiding hazards and selecting routes.
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Hockey Scouting Report 2002 (Sept., $12.95) by Sherry Ross features insider assessments of every active NHL player.
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/DUAL EDITIONS
The Best American Sports Writing 2001 (Oct.; $13, cloth $27.50), edited by Bud Collins, celebrates sports of all stripes. 50,000 first printing.
Strength Ball Training (Oct., $17.95) by Lorne Goldenberg and Peter Twist shows how to use Swiss ball and medicine ball exercises to develop greater strength and stability for muscle definition and sport performance. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
LITTLE, BROWN/BACK BAY
Reprint: The Last Amateurs (Nov., $14.95) by John Feinstein. 75,000 first printing.
Cycling Cuba (Jan., $21.99) by Rosa Jordan and Derek Choukalos includes 41 rides for all levels, tips on where to rest and refuel and how to pack a bike for travel.
T’ai Chi Form (Sept., $19.95) by Peter Chin Kean Choy takes the therapeutic elements of T’ai Chi to a higher level.
MCCLELLAND & STEWART
The All New Hockey Compendium (Oct., $19.95) by Jeff Z. Klein and Karl-Eric Reif provides hockey aficionados with a complete listing of stats for every player and team in the NHL.
Taking on the World: A Sailor’s Extraordinary Solo Race Around the World (Nov., $24.95) by Ellen MacArthur recalls the author’s experiences completing the rigorous Vendee-Globe yacht race in 94 days.
MENASHA RIDGE PRESS
The Hiking Engine (Oct., $13.95) by Stuart Plotkin offers a hiker’s guide to the care and maintenance of feet and legs.
Dale Earnhardt: 23 Years with the Intimidator (Sept., $19.95) by Circle Track and Stock Car Racing editors features recaps of Earnhardt’s 10 most memorable career races.
Glorious Failures: The Mountaineers Anthology Series, Vol. 1 (Oct., $16.95), edited by the Mountaineers Books staff, chronicles the famous and infamous who almost reached the summit.
Outside Adventure Travel: Skiing and Boarding by Peter Oliver takes readers to 20 of the best mountains on the planet and ...Fly Fishing (Nov., $21.95 each) by E. Donnall Thomas Jr. searches out fly-rod adventures in far-flung corners of the world. Ad/promo.
Basic Techniques for Successful Fly Tying: A Lesson by Lesson Approach (Oct., $21.95) by Brad Befus and John Berryman breaks down the individual fly-tying techniques step by step.
Iditarod: The Great Race to Nome (Jan., $21.95) by Bill Sherwonit, photos by Jeff Schultz, features a new edition about the famous annual Iditarod Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome.
T’ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom (Sept., $15.95) by Linda Myoki Lehrhaupt offers stories of the transformative power of the practice.
All for a Bottle of Whisky (Sept., $17.95) by Ralph von Arnim. From the new Reed’s Maritime Library series comes a story about a journey across the world for a bottle of spirits.
S & S/FIRESIDE
Life Lessons from Soccer: What Your Child Can Learn On and Off the Field—A Guide for Parents and Coaches (Oct., $13) by Vincent Fortanasce, M.D., is for parents who want their children to know that soccer isn’t just about winning, but also about life’s long-term goals. Ad/promo.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Game Day (Sept., $19.95) by Derek Jeter takes a behind-the-scenes look at a typical day in the life of the New York Yankees shortstop as he prepares physically and mentally for a game. Ad/promo.
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Iron Mike: A Mike Tyson Reader (Nov., $16.95), edited by Daniel O’Connor, includes selections on the controversial life of the heavyweight championship boxer.
TOTAL SPORTS PUBLISHING
Sports Illustrated 2002 Sports Almanac (Nov., $13) covers 19 sports with stats, records and essays by top Sports Illustrated writers.
National Hockey League Official Guide and Record Book 2002 (Oct., $23.95), edited by Dan Diamond, contains team records and stats, a Stanley Cup record book and a register of every active player in the league.
Reprint: The Life of Reilly (Oct., $14) by Rick Reilly.
Thrasher: Insane Terrain (Nov., $27.50) by Thrasher magazine editors celebrates the skateboarding mag’s 20th anniversary with a mix of graphics, gear and style.
WILLOW CREEK PRESS
Keller’s Outdoor Survival Guide: How to Prevail When Lost, Stranded, or Injured in the Wilderness (Sept., $19.95) by William Keller compiles extensive information on emergency and basic survival skills for outdoors people.
Complete Conditioning for the Female Athlete (Oct., $16.95) by Bob O’Connor et al. includes up-to-date information on muscle types, overtraining, flexibility, nutrition, stress and mental conditioning.
YMAA PUBLICATION CENTER
Taekwondo—Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Warrior (Oct., $18.95) by Doug Cook delves into martial art concepts and how to apply them to enhance daily life.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Sports