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Title Breakaway [electronic resource] : From Behind the Iron Curtain to the NHL--The Untold Story of Hockey's Great Escapes.
Author Pinchevsky, Tal, 1978-
Publication Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Description 1 online resource (306 pages)
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Call # eBOOK
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Breakaway: From Behind the Iron Curtain to the NHL--The Untold Story of Hockey's Greatest Escapes; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. The Prague Spring; 2. The European Project; 3. The Beginning of the Czech-sodus; 4. The Juniors; 5. The Russians Are Coming; 6. The Young Ones; 7. The Last Defector; Index; Color Plates;
Summary From behind the Iron Curtain onto hockey's biggest stageThe incredible true story of the trailblazing men who risked everything to pass through the Iron Curtain and become NHL superstars, Breakaway is a thrilling look at the untold stories that changed hockey forever. From midnight meetings in secluded forests, to evading capture by military and police forces, this is the story of the brave players whose passion of the game trumped all.Featuring exclusive interviews with the legends of the ice who put everything on the line just for the chance to play on the world's greatest stage, many of the.
Subject Hockey players -- Czech Republic -- Biography.
Hockey players -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Defectors.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Hockey.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Pinchevsky, Tal Breakaway : From Behind the Iron Curtain to the NHL--The Untold Story of Hockey's Great Escapes Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons,c2012 9781118095003
ISBN 9781118096208 (electronic bk.)
1118096207 (electronic bk.)
9781118096215 (electronic bk.)
1118096215 (electronic bk.)

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