Boys of Winter

The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
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ISBN-13:
9780307237316
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
288
Autor:
Wayne Coffey
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Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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The true story of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team and the Miracle on Ice, whichSports Illustratedcalled the greatest moment in sports historywith a new afterword by Ken Morrow for the fortieth anniversary of the Miracle on Ice';An unvarnished and captivating read.'ParadeOnce 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 Americansformulated by their fiercely determined coach, Herb Brooksand 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 Winteris an intimate, perceptive portrayal of one Friday night in Lake Placid and the enduring power of the extraordinary.
The true story of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team and the Miracle on Ice, whichSports Illustratedcalled the greatest moment in sports historywith a new afterword by Ken Morrow for the fortieth anniversary of the Miracle on Ice';An unvarnished and captivating read.'ParadeOnce 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 Americansformulated by their fiercely determined coach, Herb Brooksand 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 Winteris an intimate, perceptive portrayal of one Friday night in Lake Placid and the enduring power of the extraordinary.
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.

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