Reviews for The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics


"You don't want to trust Google or Wikipedia, Wallechinsky will tell you, and you can take his facts to the bank." —Vancouver Sun


"Nestled in your oversize armchair, giant flat-screen TV at the ready, favourite quaff in hand, you' re all ready for the skirl [sic] and thrum and ballyhoo of the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Or are you? What you need now is point of reference, like The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: The Vancouver Edition - Winter 2010, by David Wallechinsky & Jamie Loucky." —Globe & Mail


"If you are a journalist, a librarian or an Olympics aficionado, you have probably already encountered David Wallechinsky, the master keeper of Olympic facts . . . In his Olympics books you find an accurate recording of every sporting event at every Olympics." —Maple Ridge Times


"If the looming Vancouver 2010 Winter Games are driving you to want to know the first time ski jumping, that last male bastion of Olympic winter sports, was held as a contest and you don't want to trust Google or Wikipedia, Wallechinsky will tell you, and you can take his facts to the bank . . . In his Olympics books you find an accurate recording of every sporting event at every Olympics, including the results up to eighth place, with the names, times, nationalities and even judges' scores, where available." —Vancouver Sun


"The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics contains everything anyone could wish to know about the Winter Olympics. Now in its eighth edition and published in anticipation of the 2010 Vancouver Games." —BC Local News