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Puckstruck : Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada''s Hockey Obsession

Author: Stephen Smith
Publisher: New York : Greystone Books, 2014.
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Like many a Canadian kid, Stephen Smith was up on skates first thing as a boy, out in the weather chasing a puck and the promise of an NHL career. Back indoors after that didn't quite work out, he turned to the bookshelf. That's where, without entirely meaning to, he ended up reading all the hockey books. There was Crunch and Boom Boom, Slashing! and High Stick; there was Max Bentley: Hockey's Dipsy-Doodle Dandy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Stephen.
Puckstruck : Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada''s Hockey Obsession.
New York : Greystone Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Smith
ISBN: 9781771640916 177164091X
OCLC Number: 892800054
Description: 1 online resource (575 pages)
Contents: Preamble; First; Second; Third; Endnotes; Acknowledgements; Sources; All the (Selected) Hockey Books; Permissions; Photo Credits; Index.
Responsibility: Stephen Smith.

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Like many a Canadian kid, Stephen Smith was up on skates first thing as a boy, out in the weather chasing a puck and the promise of an NHL career. Back indoors after that didn't quite work out, he turned to the bookshelf. That's where, without entirely meaning to, he ended up reading all the hockey books. There was Crunch and Boom Boom, Slashing! and High Stick; there was Max Bentley: Hockey's Dipsy-Doodle Dandy, Blue Line Murder, and Nagano, a Czech hockey opera. There was Blood on the Ice, Cracked Ice, Fire On Ice, Power On Ice, Cowboy On Ice, and Steel On Ice. In Puckstruck, Smith chronicles.

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