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USA TodayIn 13-degree sub-zero weather, on New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys and Greeen Bay Packers toughed it out in a classic NFL championship. Sportswriter Ed Gruver weaves the fascinating details of this legendary game into a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges readers amidst one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time. The Ice Bowl details the history of two famous coaches -- Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry -- and the coaching philosophies that made them and their teams legends. Gruver successfully evokes many individual players' stories of endurance, drive, and strategy. Ample background, personal interviews, action photos, and anundeniable passion for the game all contribute to this compelling account of the long-time rivalry that culminated on the "frozen tundra" of the Ice Bowl. Includes diagrams, game and season statistics, and complete Ice Bowl play-by-play.
--Gordon Forbes, Pro Football Editor, USA Today