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HOCKEY DREAMS; Memories of a Man Who Could'nt Play

Richards, David Adams

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ISBN 10: 0385256078 / ISBN 13: 9780385256070
Edité par Doubleday of Canada, Toronto, 1996
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat Very Good Hard Cover
Vendeur Harry E Bagley Books Ltd (Fredericton, NB, Canada) Quantité : 1
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beige cloth, gilt spine, 238 pages, signed by author on front free endpaper, Size: 8 Vo., N° de réf. du libraire 122820

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Synopsis :

With a voice as Canadian as winter, David Adams Richards reflects on the place of hockey in the Canadian soul.

The lyrical narrative of Hockey Dreams flows from Richards' boyhood games on the Miramichi to heated debates with university professors who dare to back the wrong team.  It examines the globalization of hockey, and how Canadians react to the threat of foreigners beating us at "our" game.

Part memoir, part essay on national identity, part hockey history, Hockey Dreams is a meditation by one of Canada's finest writers on the essence of the game that helps define our nation.

Quatrième de couverture: ?Richards has used a novelist?s gift for character, dialogue and imagery to produce a touching portrait of hockey-crazed kids.? ? Maclean?s

?A lyrical and unapologetically personal narrative about the place of the game in the Canadian psyche?[Richards] has raised the standard of hockey literature.? ? Vancouver Sun

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Titre : HOCKEY DREAMS; Memories of a Man Who ...

Éditeur : Doubleday of Canada, Toronto

Date d'édition : 1996

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre : Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition.

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