The Resource Ski soldier : a World War II biography, Louise Borden, (ebook)

Ski soldier : a World War II biography, Louise Borden, (ebook)

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Ski soldier : a World War II biography
Title
Ski soldier
Title remainder
a World War II biography
Statement of responsibility
Louise Borden
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This true-life adventure story tells the story of Pete Seibert, a ski soldier severely wounded in World War II, who went on to found the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado. Ever since he first strapped on his mother's wooden skis when he was seven, Pete Seibert always loved to ski. At eighteen, Seibert enlisted in the U.S. Army and joined the 10th Mountain Division, soldiers who fought on skis. In the mountains of Italy, Seibert encountered the mental and physical horrors of war. When he was severely wounded and sent home to recover, Seibert worried that he might never ski again. But with perseverance and the help of other 10th Mountain ski soldiers, he took to the slopes and fulfilled his boyhood dream- founding a ski resort in Vail, Colorado. The immediacy of Louise Borden's vivid text puts readers on the front lines with Seibert and his platoon. This dramatic recounting of a World War II experience includes archival photos, as well as commentary on the legacy of the 10th Mountain Division, and a detailed list of sources
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Midwest
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Borden, Louise
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Seibert, Peter Werner
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Skis and skiing
  • Biography
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ski soldier : a World War II biography, Louise Borden, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684371471
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12192685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12192685
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MWT12192685
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ski soldier : a World War II biography, Louise Borden, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684371471
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12192685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12192685
System control number
MWT12192685
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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