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Open ice : reflections and confessions of a hockey lifer

Author: Jack Falla
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2008.
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OPEN ICE. In this new collection of exquisitely crafted essays, veteran sports writer Jack Falla writes about hockey as he has seen and experienced it over the past fifty years. Reflections on the game, its personalities and arenas, and twenty-five years of commitment to creating his backyard rink are woven into family memories and other fond remembrances. A heartwarming and amusing collection, Open Ice is sure to  Read more...
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Falla, Jack, 1944-2008.
Open ice.
Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2008
(DLC) 2009294021
(OCoLC)222518006
Named Person: Jack Falla; Jack Falla
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Falla
ISBN: 9780470157916 0470157917 9780470738719 0470738715 1282112244 9781282112247
OCLC Number: 373450213
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; A Death in Montreal; Short Shifting in Fantasy Land; Skating the Rideau Canal; New Skates; Passing the Torch; "Excuse me, Mr. Delvecchio ... "; Back to the Barns; Requiem for the Cucumber; Much of What I Know about Life I Learned Tending Goal; The Rink Rat; Unknockable; Searching for Hobey Baker; Goodbye to the Backyard rink?; Acknowledgments; About the Author.
Responsibility: Jack Falla.

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OPEN ICE. In this new collection of exquisitely crafted essays, veteran sports writer Jack Falla writes about hockey as he has seen and experienced it over the past fifty years. Reflections on the game, its personalities and arenas, and twenty-five years of commitment to creating his backyard rink are woven into family memories and other fond remembrances. A heartwarming and amusing collection, Open Ice is sure to touch every hockey fan and all those who have grown up loving the game. Praise for Jack Falla's Previous Collection of Essays, Home Ice. "literary hot chocolate that will warm your h.

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