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Jack Falla is the author of five books, most notably Home Ice, an essay collection. He covered the NHL for Sports Illustrated for many years, and during that time wrote two cover stories on Wayne Gretzky. His work has also been published in USA Today, Boston Magazine, and USA Hockey.
Read this book if you love hockey and can't hear enough about it. It's packed with hockey lore, plays, metaphors, and days in the life of fictional players. Read morePublished on August 7, 2010 by Steev
I really enjoyed this book. While it was fictional I felt like this could have been a true story and was very representative of many modern day hockey players lives. Read morePublished on June 9, 2010 by NostalgiaLover
As the single mother of a hockey and soccer goalie, I loved this book! I always suspected there was something unique about goalies. Read morePublished on December 29, 2009 by S. Dargin
Man, did I want to enjoy this one. After reading Falla's "Open Ice", which may be my favorite hockey book of all time, I was anticipating a similar experience with "Saved! Read morePublished on March 10, 2009 by Joseph C. Sweeney
Much has already been said about the merits of this novel: its authenticity, how well it captures the way hockey players think in the middle of play, its entertaining story. Read morePublished on March 2, 2009 by Frank Ewert
Just finished reading Saved by Jack Falla and cannot wait to read his other books. I am a life long hockey fan from Lewiston Maine and could absolutely relate to everything he... Read morePublished on December 2, 2008 by Gail E. Tarr
A fictional account about a goalie of French Canadian ancestry and who plays in the NHL, Saved borders on non-fiction. Read morePublished on October 12, 2008 by Jim Dwyer
I loved this book! Parts of it are laugh-out-loud funny and all of it gives great insight into the minds and hearts of hockey players. Read morePublished on July 9, 2008 by Susan Meek