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

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ISBN-10: 140004765X

ISBN-13: 9781400047659

Edition: 2005

Authors: Wayne Coffey, Jim Craig

List price: $23.95
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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, and they engineered perhaps the greatest sports moment of the twentieth century. Their “Miracle on Ice” has become a national fairy tale, but the real Cinderella story is even more remarkable. It is a legacy of hope, hard work, and homegrown triumph. It is a chronicle of everyday heroes who just wanted to play hockey happily ever after. It is still unbelievable. 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…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Teamp. viii
1980 U.S.S.R. Olympic Hockey Teamp. x
Forewordp. xi
Prologue: The Last Reunionp. 1
The First Period
Weeding the Gardenp. 23
Stirrings of Beliefp. 50
Beat the Clockp. 75
Intrigue in the Woodsp. 96
The Second Period
"It Was Team"p. 113
Holding Patternp. 140
Sticking Aroundp. 162
The Puck Stops Herep. 179
The Third Period
Short End of the Shiftp. 197
Leading Menp. 218
Dream Weaversp. 235
Postgame: Finns and Farewellsp. 252
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