A Team of Their Own

A Team of Their Own

How An International Sisterhood Made Olympic History

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The inspiring, unlikely story of the American, Canadian, South Korean and even North Korean women who joined together to form Korea’s first Olympic ice hockey team. Two weeks before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korea’s women’s hockey team was forced into a predicament that no president, ambassador or general had been able to resolve in the sixty-five years since the end of the Korean War. Against all odds, the group of young women were able to bring North and South Korea closer than ever before. The team was built for this moment. They had been brought together from across the globe and from a wide variety of backgrounds—concert pianist, actress, high school student, convenience store worker—to make history. Now the special kinship they had developed would guide them through the biggest challenge of their careers. Suddenly thrust into an international spotlight, they showed the powerful meaning of what a unified Korea could resemble.--Publisher's description.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Hanover Square Press, [2019]
Characteristics: 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781335005533
1335005536
Call Number: 796.9626 BERKMAN

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