Herb Brooks: The Inside Story of a Hockey Mastermind

byJohn Gilbert

Paperback | September 27, 2010

Herb Brooks: The Inside Story of a Hockey Mastermind by John Gilbert
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The U. S. hockey team’s victory at the 1980 Olympics was a “Miracle on Ice”--a miracle largely brought about by Herb Brooks, the legendary coach who forged that invincible team.  Famously antagonistic toward the press at Lake Placid, Brooks nonetheless turned to sportswriter John Gilbert after each game, giving his longtime friend and confidant what became the most comprehensive coverage of the ’80 team.  This book is Gilbert’s memoir of Brooks.  Neither strictly biography or tell-all exposé, Herb Brooks:  The Inside Story of a Hockey Mastermind is the story of an extraordinary man as it emerged in the course of a remarkable friendship.
John Gilbert has been around sports his entire life. The son of the late Wally Gilbert, Duluth's greatest athlete (Brooklyn Dodgers, Duluth Eskimos, pre-NBA pro basketball, and Duluth curling), he has written about hockey at all levels. A former Minneapolis Star Tribune writer, Gilbert now reports for various magazines and radio statio...
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Title:Herb Brooks: The Inside Story of a Hockey MastermindFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 inPublished:September 27, 2010Publisher:MVP BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760339953

ISBN - 13:9780760339954

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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