Hockey Dreams: Memories of a Man Who Couldn't Play

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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 ...

Hockey Dreams: Memories of a Man Who Couldn't Play 1997, Doubleday Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385256483

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