Brian Renvall

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How the Spanish Empire Was Built: A 400 Year History

An engaging new approach to understanding the spread of the Spanish empire. Highly recommended.
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Baseball’s Great Expectations: Candid Stories of Ballplayers Who Didn’t Live Up to the Hype

A fascinating exploration of the unfulfilled dreams of pro baseball players. Will appeal to fans of the sport.
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Behind the Mask: A Revealing Look at Twelve of the Greatest Goalies in Hockey History

With information and interviews culled from magazine articles and other works, this book does a nice job of capturing the character of each player and divulging what enticed them to become hockey goalies in the first place. An insightful exploration of the psyches of 12 accomplished goalies.
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Off the Beaten Tracks in Japan: A Journey by Train from Hokkaido to Kyushu

This travel narrative that is also part memoir seeks out and succeeds in spotlighting areas of Japan that few tourists will have known about.
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The Big Time: How the 1970s Transformed Sports in America

A valid and solid work on a decade of significant changes in the world of sports.
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The Surprising Genius of Jesus: What the Gospels Reveal About the Greatest Teacher

An insightful examination, appealing to both theologists and laypeople.
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Trailblazers: The Unmatched Story of Women’s Tennis

An elegantly presented book, told with much verve, about the rise and obstacles of women tennis players.
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In the Shadow of Quetzalcoatl: Zelia Nuttall and the Search for Mexico’s Ancient Civilizations

This book does an exemplary job of conveying this distinctive story of a single mother who accomplished many wondrous things in a world and an era that were decidedly against her.
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