Cantona Come Diventato Leggenda

Author: Daniele Manusia
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ISBN: 9788867831470
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The Damned Utd

Author: David Peace
Editor: Melville House
ISBN: 1612193714
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“Probably the best novel ever written about sport.” —The Times (UK) He was a real-life, working-class hero known as the “British Muhammad Ali”—because he had a big mouth and wasn’t afraid to use it. But Brian Clough wasn’t a boxer, he was a soccer coach, known for taking backwater teams and making them into champions. In towns where people had little else, the hard-drinking and scrappy Clough was a hero. He was especially beloved for telling it like it was on behalf of small-town teams everywhere—calling out the stars who played dirty, rival coaches he suspected of bribing referees, and the league that let them get away with it. And then one day Clough was offered a job coaching the big-city team he’d called the dirtiest—the perennial powerhouse Leeds United. The Damned Utd tells the story of the legendary Clough’s tumultuous forty-four days trying to turn around a corrupt institution without being corrupted himself—the players who wouldn’t play, the management that looked the other way, the wife and friends who stood by him as he fought to do the right thing. The inspiring story behind the movie of the same name, The Damned Utd has been called by The Times of London, “The best novel ever written about sport.”

The Black Cat

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Editor: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1614308861
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Edgar Allan Poe (19 January 18097 October 1849) was an American writer best known for stories of mystery and horror.Poe also wrote poetry, including the well known poem The Raven.Not much is known about Poes untimely death, but it cannot be debated that he has had a great influence on American literature.

Europei 2016 La Guida Ufficiosa

Author: Timothy Small
Editor: Baldini & Castoldi
ISBN: 8868657996
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La redazione de l'Ultimo Uomo presenta le squadre che parteciperanno agli Europei 2016: dalle favorite Francia, Germania e Spagna, alle sorprese Islanda e Austria. Moduli, tattica, interpreti e statistica: le 24 formazioni che si sfideranno in Francia verranno analizzate in profondità, per uno sguardo unico e competente sulla manifestazione calcistica più attesa dell'anno.

Data Analysis And Graphics Using R

Author: John Maindonald
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139486675
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Discover what you can do with R! Introducing the R system, covering standard regression methods, then tackling more advanced topics, this book guides users through the practical, powerful tools that the R system provides. The emphasis is on hands-on analysis, graphical display, and interpretation of data. The many worked examples, from real-world research, are accompanied by commentary on what is done and why. The companion website has code and datasets, allowing readers to reproduce all analyses, along with solutions to selected exercises and updates. Assuming basic statistical knowledge and some experience with data analysis (but not R), the book is ideal for research scientists, final-year undergraduate or graduate-level students of applied statistics, and practising statisticians. It is both for learning and for reference. This third edition expands upon topics such as Bayesian inference for regression, errors in variables, generalized linear mixed models, and random forests.

My Favourite Year

Author: Various,
Editor: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 1780225520
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An outstanding collection of football writing - edited by Nick Hornby, author of the bestselling Fever Pitch Roddy Doyle's account of the Republic of Ireland's triumphant journey through Italia '90 is just one of the many first-class pieces in this anthology of original football writing. Contributors include: Roddy Doyle, Harry Pearson, Harry Ritchie, Ed Horton, Olly Wicken, D.J. Taylor, Huw Richards, Nick Hornby, Chris Pierson, Matt Nation, Graham Brack, Don Watson and Giles Smith.

La Guida Ufficiosa Campionato Italiano Di Calcio Serie A 2016 17

Author: Timothy Small
Editor: Baldini & Castoldi
ISBN: 8868659522
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La guida ufficiosa al campionato italiano di calcio Serie A 2016-17 è un almanacco molto ragionato a cura della redazione de l’Ultimo Uomo, la vostra rivista di sport online preferita. Dieci dei nostri migliori autori vi introducono alle principali tematiche del nuovo campionato italiano. Sono 20 capitoli, ciascuno dedicato a una squadra, intervallati da alcune sorprese pazze da scartare come caramelle. Ogni squadra è presentata attraverso le sue storie più interessanti, i suoi giocatori più attesi, le sue idee tattiche. Ma anche guardando alle scorse stagioni e alle aspettative con cui approccia il campionato appena iniziato. Una guida bella da riporre in libreria, ma anche fondamentale per migliorare la vostra esperienza di spettatori della Serie A: per gustarsi gli anticipi dell’ora di pranzo, per offrire letture tattiche impeccabili il lunedì mattina al bar, o anche solo per non sbagliare troppi acquisti al Fantacalcio. Buon divertimento. L’Ultimo Uomo è un pluripremiato sito di analisi, approfondimento e racconto sportivo nato a luglio del 2013 e co-fondato, tra Milano e Roma, da Timothy Small e Daniele Manusia. Il primo libro antologico, la Guida ufficiosa Europei di calcio 2016, è edito da Baldini&Castoldi. www.ultimouomo.com

Alanbrooke War Diaries 1939 1945

Author: Lord Alanbrooke
Editor: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 178022754X
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The first complete and unexpurgated edition of the war diaries of Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke - the most important and the most controversial military diaries of the modern era. Alanbrooke was CIGS - Chief of the Imperial General Staff - for the greater part of the Second World War. He acted as mentor to Montgomery and military adviser to Churchill, with whom he clashed. As chairman of the Chiefs of Staff committee he also led for the British side in the bargaining and the brokering of the Grand Alliance, notably during the great conferences with Roosevelt and Stalin and their retinue at Casablanca,Teheran, Malta and elsewhere. As CIGS Alanbrooke was indispensable to the British and the Allied war effort. The diaries were sanitised by Arthur Bryant for his two books he wrote with Alanbrooke. Unexpurgated, says Danchev, they are explosive. The American generals, in particular, come in for attack. Danchev proposes to centre his edition on the Second World War. Pre and post-war entries are to be reduced to a Prologue and Epilogue). John Keegan says they are the military equivalent of the Colville Diaries (Churchill's private secretary), THE FRINGES OF POWER. These sold 24,000 in hardback at Hodder in 1985.

Author: 阿城
Editor: Chinese University Press
ISBN: 9789629962371
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Set in the tumultuous years of China's Cultural Revolution, tells the tale of the transformation of Wang Yisheng from an obsessive chess player into an enlightened chess master who understands the Tao of life.

Coach Wooden And Me

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1455542253
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Instant New York Times and USA Today BestsellerPresident Barack Obama's Favorite Book of 2017A Boston Globe and Huffington Post Best Book of 2017 Pick Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history. When future NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was still an 18-year-old high school basketball prospect from New York City named Lew Alcindor, he accepted a scholarship from UCLA largely on the strength of Coach John Wooden's reputation as a winner. It turned out to be the right choice, as Alcindor and his teammates won an unprecedented three NCAA championship titles. But it also marked the beginning of one of the most extraordinary and enduring friendships in the history of sports. In COACH WOODEN AND ME, Abdul-Jabbar reveals the inspirational story of how his bond with John Wooden evolved from a history-making coach-player mentorship into a deep and genuine friendship that transcended sports, shaped the course of both men's lives, and lasted for half a century. COACH WOODEN AND ME is a stirring tribute to the subtle but profound influence that Wooden had on Kareem as a player, and then as a person, as they began to share their cultural, religious, and family values while facing some of life's biggest obstacles. From his first day of practice, when the players were taught the importance of putting on their athletic socks properly, to gradually absorbing the sublime wisdom of Coach Wooden's now famous "Pyramid of Success"; to learning to cope with the ugly racism that confronted black athletes during the turbulent Civil Rights era as well as losing loved ones, Abdul-Jabbar fondly recalls how Coach Wooden's fatherly guidance not only paved the way for his unmatched professional success but also made possible a lifetime of personal fulfillment. Full of intimate, never-before-published details and delivered with the warmth and erudition of a grateful student who has learned his lessons well, COACH WOODEN AND ME is at once a celebration of the unique philosophical outlook of college basketball's most storied coach and a moving testament to the all-conquering power of friendship.