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Buzzie and the Bull: A GM, a Clubhouse Favorite, and the Dodgers’ 1965 Championship Season

A wonderful exploration of a single baseball season told with great verve and exceptional research augmented by hours of interviews with Ferrara himself and numerous other baseball luminaries.
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Henri Nouwen and The Return of the Prodigal Son: The Making of a Spiritual Classic

This exhaustive examination will appeal to readers who are fond of Nouwen’s life and writings, or those hoping to learn more..Eiland, Ashlee.

Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers

A detailed look at an important subject which provides a snapshot of the Issei experience, how integral baseball was in American culture, and how the sport served as a crucible for new immigrants.
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Buddha Takes the Mound: Enlightenment in Nine Innings

While the narrative is somewhat tedious in places, this work should appeal to baseball enthusiasts who never previously considered the similarities between their beloved pastime and ancient Buddhist teachings.
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The Art of Solitude

A wide-ranging work with many poignant assertions that will appeal to those wishing to learn about more about the spiritual aspects of practicing mindfulness.
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The Dalai Lama: An Extraordinary Life

The Dalai Lama himself insists that much of his life is dedicated to spiritual concerns. What remains, he has committed to causes such as freeing his homeland. This balance between spiritual and worldly goals is perhaps the most fascinating aspect of his life and this definitive book, which is sure to attract anyone seeking more insight into this enduring leader.
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One Long River of Song: Notes on Wonder

Doyle imparts a sense of breathless curiosity and joy in this blend of spirituality and philosophy; probing readers will find surprises and solace..
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Mudlark: In Search of London’s Past Along the River Thames

Maiklem positions the River Thames as a narrator, which only offers up some of its stories in a piecemeal fashion. The parts that are revealed, however, make for a captivating read.
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For Small Creatures Such As We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in Our Unlikely World

A potentially transformative read for anyone looking to embrace its invocation to lead a more connected life.
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