Ultimate Book of Sports

Author(s): Scott McNeely


This ultimate book for the ultimate sports fan extends far beyond classics like tennis and basketball. With the rules of engagement for an outrageous assortment of sports—from jousting and Mongolian wrestling to baseball, cricket, ultimate Frisbee, and caber tossing—this book is a resource and a revelation for sporting types of all stripes. Including extensive sidebars with tips, trivia, and strategy, as well as classic line art and illustrations throughout, this compendium of competitive games is ideal for brushing up on rules and regulations, settling disputes, or finding a new passion.


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The ultimate gift for any sports lover, or the difficult male relative you never know what to buy for Christmas!; As with the other books in the Ultimate series, the Ultimate Book of Sports takes a somewhat lowbrow subject and elevates it through package, design, and tone to an attractive and elegant product with tons of interesting content that looks great on the bookshelf or the coffee table.; Previous Ultimate titles have a strong sales track record.

Scott McNeely is the author of Ultimate Book of Card Games, Ultimate Book of Jokes and many other titles. He as written for numerous magazines, website and travel guide books.

General Fields

  • : 9781452110592
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : September 2012
  • : 168mm X 127mm X 32mm
  • : United States
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Illustrations
  • : 376
  • : 796
  • : en
  • : Hardback
  • : Scott McNeely