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Canada's Game : Hockey and Identity

By Andrew C. Holman

$110.00

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Why this makes a great gift

Hockey lovers can be hard to shop for; there are so many options! Should you get them hockey gear? If so what? What size? What colour? Do they already have what you picked out for them? This book is definitely going to stick, it's a refreshing gamechanger, and will make them say "puck yeah"! Books make for such meaningful gifts; they have an entire world inside of them that can truly impact and inspire your special someone. This one’s for those that simply love, breathe and share their passion for the sport of hockey.

Product Description

The Giller Prize-winning author, David Adams Richards, tells a humorous anecdote from his days as a writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick - Fredericton. It was in 1984, on the day after Team Canada had defeated the hated Soviet national team 3 to 2 in overtime and, a committed hockey fan, he was dying to chat with someone, anyone, about the great victory the night before. The first person he encountered was a young English professor, a good but perhaps pretentious scholar who had once been overheard saying that she could not see how anyone could live without reading Henry James. Despite her erudition, like Richards she was from small-town New Brunswick, and because of this, he thought, she must be a hockey fan. "Did you see the game last night?" No, she replied, "we don't have a television . don't approve of it," but continued on saying that her husband had been eager to find out the result that morning on the radio.

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