skip to content
Our life on ice Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Our life on ice

Author: Jayne Torvill; Christopher Dean
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2015.
Series: Magna
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kneeled down together on the ice in Sarajevo in February 1984 for the start of their famous Bolero routine, more than 24 million people in Britain tuned in to watch them to see if they could win Olympic gold. Four minutes and 28 seconds later, the crowd went wild, and the judges scored them with 12 perfect 6.0s. It was an unforgettable and brilliant performance that made  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Large type books
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Jayne Torvill; Christopher Dean; Christopher Dean; Jayne Torvill
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Torvill; Christopher Dean
ISBN: 9780750541541 0750541547
OCLC Number: 922699849
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 365 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Magna
Responsibility: Jayne Torvill with Christopher Dean.

Abstract:

When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kneeled down together on the ice in Sarajevo in February 1984 for the start of their famous Bolero routine, more than 24 million people in Britain tuned in to watch them to see if they could win Olympic gold. Four minutes and 28 seconds later, the crowd went wild, and the judges scored them with 12 perfect 6.0s. It was an unforgettable and brilliant performance that made national heroes of them. But what was the real story behind their extraordinary feat? Now, in their definitive memoir, Torvill and Dean relive the drama and hard work that came from reaching the Olympic summit.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/922699849> # Our life on ice
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "922699849" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Place/long_preston> ; # Long Preston
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/ice_dancers_great_britain> ; # Ice dancers--Great Britain
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.9120922/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/olympic_athletes_great_britain> ; # Olympic athletes--Great Britain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/ice_dancers> ; # Ice dancers
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/dean_christopher_1958> ; # Christopher Dean
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/torvill_jayne_1957> ; # Jayne Torvill
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/olympic_athletes> ; # Olympic athletes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:bookEdition "Large print edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contentRating "Adult." ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/dean_christopher_1958> ; # Christopher Dean
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/torvill_jayne_1957> ; # Jayne Torvill
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:description "When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kneeled down together on the ice in Sarajevo in February 1984 for the start of their famous Bolero routine, more than 24 million people in Britain tuned in to watch them to see if they could win Olympic gold. Four minutes and 28 seconds later, the crowd went wild, and the judges scored them with 12 perfect 6.0s. It was an unforgettable and brilliant performance that made national heroes of them. But what was the real story behind their extraordinary feat? Now, in their definitive memoir, Torvill and Dean relive the drama and hard work that came from reaching the Olympic summit."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2210261373> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Large type books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Autobiographies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Series/magna> ; # Magna
   schema:name "Our life on ice"@en ;
   schema:productID "922699849" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/922699849#PublicationEvent/long_preston_magna_2015> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Agent/magna> ; # Magna
   schema:url <http://www.ulverscroft.com/images/thumbs/9780750541541.jpg> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780750541541> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/922699849> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/dean_christopher_1958> # Christopher Dean
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Dean" ;
   schema:givenName "Christopher" ;
   schema:name "Christopher Dean" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Person/torvill_jayne_1957> # Jayne Torvill
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1957" ;
   schema:familyName "Torvill" ;
   schema:givenName "Jayne" ;
   schema:name "Jayne Torvill" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/ice_dancers_great_britain> # Ice dancers--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ice dancers--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2210261373#Topic/olympic_athletes_great_britain> # Olympic athletes--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Olympic athletes--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780750541541>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0750541547" ;
   schema:isbn "9780750541541" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.