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The Boys of Winter

The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

by Wayne Coffey

  • 311 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports,
  • Winter Olympic Games,
  • Lake Placid, N.Y.),
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • United States,
  • Olympic Winter Games,
  • 1980 :,
  • Fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • Hockey - General,
  • (13th :,
  • Hockey

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9591445M
    ISBN 100786274484
    ISBN 109780786274482

    The full title of Wayne Coffey's book is The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the U.S. Olympic Hockey . Winter Themed Children’s Books Winter by Gerda Muller “It shows you what you do in the winter.” We have the Gerda Muller books for each season and love them! Just like the others, this winter book has no text allowing for so many possibilities when reading this story. The illustrations are full of fun, active things that can be done in.

      The Boys of Winter is an evocative account of the improbable American adventure in Lake Placid, New York. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews, Wayne Coffey explores the untold stories of the U.S. upstarts, their Soviet opponents, and the Pages: The book's young Karana stays behind on an island after her tribe departs and has to navigate a new wild life with a pack of feral dogs and the other animals that she inhabits the .

    Review of "The Boys of Winter" The book starts and ends with scenes from Brooks’ funeral after he was killed in an auto accident in There are short biographies of Brooks and each of the 20 players scattered throughout the description of the action on the ice during that game. The format makes for great reading for the print version. The Boys of Summer is a non-fiction baseball book by Roger recounting his childhood in Brooklyn and his life as a young reporter on the New York Herald Tribune, the author relates some history of the Brooklyn Dodgers up to their victory in the World then tracks the lives of the players (Clem Labine, George Shuba, Carl Erskine, Andy Pafko, Joe Author: Roger Kahn.


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men’s hockey team made through the Olympics an adventure that seems even more unlikely now than it felt twenty-five years ago.” —Bill. The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team by Wayne Coffey. Brooks is the most vivid character in "The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the U.S.

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