Home Ice: Reflections on Backyard Rinks and Frozen Ponds

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McGregor Publishing, Incorporated, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 190 pages
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Home Ice is a collection of essays and memoirs celebrating the joys of one family's backyard rink and reflecting on the values and lessons of winters spent together. A bonus chapter explains how to build your own backyard rink.

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There is no shortage of books that describe how participating in a particular sporting activity strengthens bonds between people. Falla's book accomplishes this feat through a collection of essays on ... Read full review

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An amazing book full of short stories, truly captures the essence of hockey. Read full review

About the author (2000)

Jack Falla is one of the top hockey writers in North America. He covered the NHL for Sports Illustrated for many years, and covered professional and college soccer for SI. He has published articles in USA Today, Boston Magazine, The Hockey News, and USA Hockey, and has appeared on several ESPN biography features. He is also one of three judges of the NHL Professional Writers Associations annual writing contest. Falla is the author of six books, including Sports Illustrated Hockey. His last book, Home Ice, was reviewed by The New York Times, and ESPN sportscaster John Buccigross called it the best hockey book ever. Falla holds a master's degree from Boston University's College of Communication, where he currently teaches a course on Sports Journalism. He lives in Natick, Massachusetts.

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