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Zamboni The Coolest Machines on Ice

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ISBN-10: 0760324395

ISBN-13: 9780760324394

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Eric Dregni

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Until 1949, resurfacing an ice rink required a tractor-pulled shaver followed by three or four workers scooping away the shavings and then spraying and squeegeeing water. The process-including the refreezing-took more than an hour. That all changed when a tireless inventor by the name of Frank J. Zamboni, who also happened to own a 20,000-square-foot rink in Southern California, put his mind to creating a quality sheet of ice in a shorter time. The story of the machines he produced—now as beloved as ice skates and hockey pucks among winter sports enthusiasts—is fully told for the first time in this book, a fun-filled history of machine-age ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit that forever…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Publication date: 11/15/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 9.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

First Period: The Birth of Zamboni
Second Period: The Nature of the Beast
Third Period: Zamboni Zealots