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The Boys Of Winter

Author : Wayne Coffey
ISBN : 0307237311
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The true story of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team and the Miracle on Ice, which Sports Illustrated called the greatest sports moment in sports history “An unvarnished and captivating read.”—Parade Once upon a time, they taught us to believe. They were the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team, a blue-collar bunch led by an unconventional coach. Their “Miracle on Ice” has become a national fairy tale, but the real Cinderella story is even more remarkable. Wayne Coffey casts a fresh eye on this seminal sports event, giving readers an ice-level view of the amateurs who took on a Russian hockey juggernaut at the height of the Cold War. He details the unusual chemistry of the Americans—formulated by their fiercely determined coach, Herb Brooks—and seamlessly weaves portraits of the boys with the fluid action of the game itself. Coffey also traces the paths of the players and coaches since their stunning victory, examining how the Olympic events affected their lives. Told with warmth and an uncanny eye for detail, The Boys of Winter is an intimate, perceptive portrayal of one Friday night in Lake Placid and the enduring power of the extraordinary.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Boys Of Winter

Author : John Davis Cantwell
ISBN : 9780759692497
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The book is a telescopic view of the central events of the Universe. It uses the mathematical concept of possibilities to amplify the teachings of the first part of the book. It uses an intimate observation of the central person of the Universe as He plunges into the Great Beyond in order to make salvation possible for all those who will believe upon Him in the second part of the book. The magnitude of the events around Calvary use darkness and tremors to focus an infinite beam of light upon the scared hill. The last units of the book demonstrate the infinite power of God as He forms the world as a stage for that Divine surge of marvelous love for the redemption of all races of people upon the earth. This proves that God really does have the whole world in His grip.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Boys Of Winter

Author : Charles J. Sanders
ISBN : 9781607320449
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 70.58 MB
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"An immensely valuable and substantial addition to 10th Mountain literature and to the history of skiing in the United States." - International Ski History Association The Boys of Winter tells the true story of three young American ski champions and their brutal, heroic, and fateful transformation from athletes to infantrymen with the 10th Mountain Division. Charles J. Sanders's fast-paced narrative draws on dozens of interviews and extensive research to trace these boys' lives from childhood to championships and from training at Mount Rainier and in the Colorado Rockies to battles against the Nazis.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Vows On Ice Boys Of Winter 6

Author : S. R. Grey
ISBN : 1732545812
Genre : Fiction
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Aubrey.... I'm so excited for my wedding that I can't stop humming "Here Comes the Bride." Hey, you'd be happy too if you were marrying hockey's most eligible bachelor, Brent Oliver. Only problem is the universe seems to be conspiring against us, trying to thwart our big day. How else would you explain a missing bridal gown, an unexpected injury, and a slew of other mishaps? Will this wedding ever even happen? Brent.... You bet your ass this wedding is going to happen! Nothing will keep me from marrying the woman of my dreams, Aubrey Shelburne. Not even strippers, my unruly nephews, or a broken ankle can stop me. I'm taking my girl to the altar, damn it. And afterward, I plan to show her a whole new meaning to that song she keeps humming. Let's just say the bride will definitely be coming! Vows on Ice is a hilarious standalone short novel in the bestselling Boys of Winter hockey romance series, featuring all of the couples and an Area 51 appearance!
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ISBN : IOWA:31858042862338
Genre : Agricultural laborers
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Category: Agricultural laborers

Echoes From The Boys Of Company H

Author : Neal E. Wixson
ISBN : 9781440122446
Genre : History
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Echoes from the Boys of Company H focuses on a few Civil War soldiers from Company H, 100th Regiment, New York State Volunteers, who were prolific writers. It is based upon a treasure trove of hundreds of letters, journals, and diaries. These writings provide rare insight into life as a common soldier. The boys also share their thoughts about topics ranging from everyday camp life and homesickness to broader concerns such as politics and religion. Hear a firsthand account of the horrors of prison life in Andersonville, Ga. Follow these soldiers after the war as they re-enter civil life. As their experiences begin to fade to distant echoes from the past, the soldiers ultimately join together to develop an association to relive and glorify their wartime experiences. Echoes from the Boys of Company H is a unique and touching collection of the written words of young men who proudly served their country during one of the most tumultuous times in the young nations history. Although their voices are now silenced, the documents they left behind are eloquent lessons in the understanding of and gratitude for the sacrifices of all who fought on both sides. Here is a rich collection of Civil War letters. They reveal the emotions and actions of men in battle. Edward Longacre, Author of Army of Amateurs An unusually textured view of the Civil War and its immediate aftermath in the words of its participants. The editor has gone to tremendous lengths to locate and transcribe a vast array of viewpoints on battles, camp life and wartime politics. Professor Carol Sheriff and co-author of A People at War Stunning! A remarkable tour de force! This is an intimate, personal look into everyday life in the 100th New York Infantry. We endure the misery of diseases and trench warfare, the boredom of camp life, and the terror of battles with these soldiers. Jeff Toalson, editor of No Soap, No Pay, Diarrhea, Dysentery & Desertion.
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The Dogs Of Winter

Author : Bobbie Pyron
ISBN : 9780545469852
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A small boy, a cruel city, and the incredible dogs who save him. Based on a true story! When Ivan's mother disappears, he's abandoned on the streets of Moscow, with little chance to make it through the harsh winter. But help comes in an unexpected form: Ivan is adopted by a pack of dogs, and the dogs quickly become more than just his street companions: They become his family. Soon Ivan, who used to love reading fairytales, is practically living in one, as he and his pack roam the city and countryside, using their wits to find food and shelter, dodging danger, begging for coins. But Ivan can’t stay hidden from the world of people forever. When help is finally offered to him, will he be able to accept it? Will he even want to? A heart-pounding tale of survival and a moving look at what makes us human.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

100 Things Penguins Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author : Rick Buker
ISBN : 9781617495762
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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All sports fans want to see their team win the championship but being a fan is about more than watching your team win the big game. As part of an ongoing best selling series, 100 Things Penguins helps Pittsburgh lovers get the most out of being a fan. Get ready to enjoy your team on a new, more involved, level.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Boys Of Diamond Hill

Author : J. Keith Jones
ISBN : 9780786485864
Genre : History
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In April 1861, brothers Daniel and Pressley Boyd left their farm in Abbeville County, South Carolina, to join the Confederate army. The Civil War soon swept their other brothers, William, Thomas and Andrew, as well as brother-in-law Fenton Hall into service. By the war’s end, only Daniel survived. The extensive collection of letters the Boyds left behind, assembled for the first time, details their experiences across almost every theater of the war and offers commentary on many aspects of soldier life—from illness, death, and religion to friendly fire, desertion, and politics. Few families sacrificed so much to the Confederate cause as the Boyds.
Category: History