Boy on Ice

Boy on Ice

Author: John Branch

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 0393351912

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites. Steve Almond, New York Times Book Review"
Boy on Ice
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John Branch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: W. W. Norton

Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites. Steve Almond, New York Times Book Review"
Boy on Ice
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John Branch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: W. W. Norton

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter traces the career of the NHL enforcer to reveal how a series of concussions led to his accidental death and subsequent investigations into systematic violence in contact sports. 50,000 first printing.
Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Branch
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

“Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites.”—Steve Almond, New York Times Book Review The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in
Boy on Ice
Language: en
Pages: 371
Authors: John Branch (Sports journalist)
Categories: Hockey players
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking
Boy On Ice
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: John Branch
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

A GLOBE AND MAIL BEST BOOK OF 2014 A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2014 The much-anticipated debut from the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter—a behind-the-scenes account of a life lived and lost in the glare of sporting fame The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight