Long Shot: How the Winnipeg Falcons won the first Olympic hockey gold

by Eric Zweig

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers | July 18, 2014 | Kobo Edition (eBook) |

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The sons of Icelandic immigrants and friends since boyhood, the Winnipeg Falcons were a superbly talented team of just eight players who brought home Canada''s first Olympic gold medal in hockey in 1920. But before they became world champions, the Falcons endured years of prejudice on and off the ice.

Author and renowned hockey historian Eric Zweig brings to life the fascinating story of the little team that wouldn''t quit.

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Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: July 18, 2014

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552779114

ISBN - 13: 9781552779118

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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Long Shot: How the Winnipeg Falcons won the first Olympic hockey gold

Long Shot: How the Winnipeg Falcons won the first Olympic hockey gold

by Eric Zweig

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: July 18, 2014

Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552779114

ISBN - 13: 9781552779118

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The sons of Icelandic immigrants and friends since boyhood, the Winnipeg Falcons were a superbly talented team of just eight players who brought home Canada''s first Olympic gold medal in hockey in 1920. But before they became world champions, the Falcons endured years of prejudice on and off the ice.

Author and renowned hockey historian Eric Zweig brings to life the fascinating story of the little team that wouldn''t quit.

[Fry Reading Level - 4.6]

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"...Zweig uses his extensive research to great effect in recreating the emotions of the era. He also works in interesting detials baout early hockey rules that will appeal to young fans."

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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