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J.R. : my life as the most outspoken, fearless, and hard-hitting man in hockey

Author: Jeremy Roenick; Kevin Allen
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roenick shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. He went on to play for four more franchises, including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings, during his incredible 18-season career. By the time he was through,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jeremy Roenick; Jeremy Roenick; Jeremy Roenick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Roenick; Kevin Allen
ISBN: 9781600786549 1600786545
OCLC Number: 793574414
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Please come to Boston --
Weighing my odds --
Knowing my creator --
Finding my bluster in the Windy City --
Showing me the door --
Selling ice in the desert --
Guts --
Payback was a bitch --
Not all rainbows and butterflies --
Exit strategy --
Hitch in my giddy-up --
The gambler --
Born in the USA --
Death in the family --
The bomb --
All in my head --
Dancing with Probert --
To live and die in L.A. --
Wayne's world --
Reprieve --
When the cheering stops --
Friends and enemies --
Who I am.
Other Titles: Jeremy Roenick
Responsibility: Jeremy Roenick ; with Kevin Allen.

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Roenick shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. He went on to play for four more franchises, including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings, during his incredible 18-season career. By the time he was through, Roenick had racked up 513 goals and 703 assists. Roenick takes readers on a behind-the-scenes, warts-and-all tour through his illustrious career, both on and off the ice.

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