Boy on ice

the life and death of Derek Boogaard
  • 371 Pages
  • 3.94 MB
  • English
Violence in sports, Biography, Hockey pl
StatementJohn Branch
LC ClassificationsGV848.5.B669 B73 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination371 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27164750M
ISBN 10039323939X
ISBN 139780393239393
LC Control Number2014015731

Based on months of investigation and hundreds of interviews with Boogaard's family, friends, teammates, and coaches, Boy on Ice is a brilliant work for fans of Michael Lewis's The Blind Side or Buzz Bissinger's Friday Night Lights.

This is a book that raises deep and disturbing questions about the systemic brutality of contact sports―from Cited by: 4. Boy on Ice is the story of Hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard. Boogaard started playing hockey as a kid in Canada, and against the odds, made it to the NHL. At his death, he was the enforcer for the New York Rangers and one of the best enforcers playing the game.

He was also Boy on Ice is also the story of a boy in a man's body/5. Boy on Ice is a startling indictment of the groupthink that prevails within America’s vast athletic industrial complex. Steve Almond - New York Times Book Review.

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This tale is relayed early on in Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard, a new biography of the late Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers enforcer, who died of an alcohol and painkiller.

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Interview: John Branch, Author of 'Boy On Ice' Inyear-old Derek Boogaard — one of the NHL's most fearsome fighters — was found dead of an accidental overdose of painkillers and.

Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard by John Branch explores the rise and fall of the NHL is a sports reporter for The New York Times and is best known for his Pulitzer Author: Bryan Cronan. A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year.

The much-anticipated debut from the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter, Boy on Ice is a moving human story and behind-the-scenes account of a life lived in the glare of sporting fame%(). The Boy With The Ice Eyes: The God Diaries Book 1, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US.

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Smart Ice-Cream. As Snowzilla hits the US, the Book Doctor picks out children’s and teen books that celebrate the magical power of ice and snow to transform landscape and lives, from Arthur Ransome’s Winter. “Boy on Ice,” a fine, impeccably researched book (the first for Mr. Branch, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter), fleshes out that sad story.

It is not an indictment of fighting in hockey per se Author: Stephen Brunt. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter Branch debuts with a biography of hockey player Derek Boogaard (), a fierce fighter on the ice who died of an overdose of alcohol and prescription painkillers at the age of “No one ever told Derek that his primary mission in hockey would be to fight,” writes the author.

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