The Ice Bowl: The Cold Truth About Football's Most Unforgettable Game [NOOK Book]

Overview

The author weaves the fascinating details of the legendary game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers on New Year's Eve, 1967. This book is a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges the readers into one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.\
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The Ice Bowl: The Cold Truth About Football's Most Unforgettable Game

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Overview

The author weaves the fascinating details of the legendary game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers on New Year's Eve, 1967. This book is a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges the readers into one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.\
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USA Today
In 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 \
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590133309
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 255
  • Sales rank: 459,132
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Ed Gruver is a newspaper sportswriter, a member of the Professional Football Researchers Association and a contributor to Total Football. In addition to The Ice Bowl, he is the author of The American Football League: A Year-by-Year History, and two recently published biographies, Nitschke and Koufax. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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