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The Boys Of Winter

Author : Wayne Coffey
ISBN : 9780307237316
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 moment in sports history—with a new afterword by Ken Morrow for the fortieth anniversary of the Miracle on Ice “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 : Charles J. Sanders
ISBN : 9781457109461
Genre : History
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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: History

The Boys Of Winter

Author : John Davis Cantwell
ISBN : 9780759692480
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Sam Mitchell, a semi-retired forensic psychiatrist, is quietly trying to put his grief-shattered life back together, when he is approached by an old friend and colleague who is struggling to understand the apparent suicide of a patient. The investigation that follows leads to the discovery of other 'suicides.' As Sam and his friend Cathy grow closer and help each other deal and cope with their losses, it becomes shockingly evident that the mysterious deaths were not self-inflicted. What had started out as an experiment gone awry, gives way to murder.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Boys Of Winter

Author : John Pielmeier
ISBN : OCLC:51732522
Genre : Americans
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Shortly after a hellish experience on a hilltop in the Quang Tri Province of Vietnam, Lieutenant William Bonney shot seven Vietnamese villagers in cold blood. Called to answer for the brutal atrocities against these civilians, Bonney and his men give their testimonies of the incidents leading up to the lieutenant's court-martial. Juxtaposing the brutal conditions in Vietnam with the trial, this gripping play examines the primal brotherhood of war and the punishing emptiness of those who return from it.
Category: Americans

Renfrew Millionaires

Author : Frank Cosentino
ISBN : 0919431356
Genre : Hockey teams
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Largely sourced from newspaper reports from the region and time, this provides an excellent overview of the Renfew Millionaires. It chronicles how the team, and NHA, were founded, and gives a detailed look at that important first season, as well as the rest of the time the team existed. Anyone interested in the history of the NHA, or hockey in general, would benefit from it.
Category: Hockey teams

Complications On Ice

Author : S. R. Grey
ISBN : 0997974958
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Fun-loving professional hockey player Benjamin "Benny" Perry is all about scoring, both on and off the ice. With his good looks and easygoing personality, women flock to him, which is great. It keeps things the way this Las Vegas Wolves forward likes-uncomplicated. Too bad that's all about to change. When Benny decides to get back at his coach by pursuing his daughter, Eliza, who's just returned to town under mysterious circumstances, complications abound. What begins as a simple conquest becomes anything but when Benny starts to really fall for Eliza. But something is up. Though Eliza seems to be as into him as he is to her, Benny senses she's hiding something. Or maybe she's hiding someone. Benny would never guess Eliza is hiding a baby-her baby. But it doesn't end there. The father of her child just happens to be a hockey player too. And he's Benny's biggest nemesis. Now he's joining the team. Talk about complicated Complications on Ice is the 3rd standalone novel in the bestselling Boys of Winter hockey romance series. **STANDALONE NOVEL** **EACH BOOK IN THE BOYS OF WINTER SERIES FEATURES A DIFFERENT SMOKING HOT HOCKEY PLAYER'S STORY**
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The Boys Of 76

Author : Charles Carleton Coffin
ISBN : WISC:89058641515
Genre : Generals
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Our Boys And Girls

Author : Oliver Optic
ISBN : UOM:39015068530339
Genre : Children's periodicals, American
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Category: Children's periodicals, American

Report

Author : Great Britain. Commission of Employment of Children, Young persons and Women in Agriculture (1867)
ISBN : IOWA:31858042862338
Genre : Agricultural laborers
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Category: Agricultural laborers

Fifty Two Stories For Boys

Author : William Henry Giles Kingston
ISBN : BML:37001103972092
Genre : Children
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Category: Children

Baseball

Author : Mike Shannon
ISBN : UOM:39015061465848
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Category: Sports & Recreation

New York

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006708510
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)