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When the Final Buzzer Sounds : NHL Greats Share Their Stories of Hardship and Triumph.

Author: Colleen Howe; Charles Wilkins; Gordie Howe
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sharing the sometimes bittersweet, sometimes unexpected, always insightful accounts of the lives of some of the NHL's most famous players after retirement and the turns their lives have taken-often just as wild and crazy as their time on the ice-this collection of poignant stories details the hockey's greatest players after the last goal has been tended and the final buzzer sounds. Through in-depth one-on-one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howe, Colleen.
When the Final Buzzer Sounds : NHL Greats Share Their Stories of Hardship and Triumph.
Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2000
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen Howe; Charles Wilkins; Gordie Howe
ISBN: 9781623686024 1623686024 9781623684853 1623684854 1306035023 9781306035026
OCLC Number: 851972426
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
Introduction by Charles Wilkins --
Chapter 1 --
Yvan Cournoyer: A Simple Man at Heart --
Chapter 2 --
Phil Esposito: In the Capital of the World --
Chapter 3 --
John Ferguson: Ballet and Murder --
Chapter 4 --
Gordie and Colleen Howe: The Flower and the Gardener --
Chapter 5 --
Bobby Hull --
Chapter 6 --
Reggie Leach: In the Wilds of New Jersey --
Chapter 7 --
Stan and Jill Mikita: Stops along the Way --
Chapter 8 --
Eric Nesterenko: Free of the Burden of Gravity --
Chapter 9 --
Maurice Richard: In the Mood.
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Sharing the sometimes bittersweet, sometimes unexpected, always insightful accounts of the lives of some of the NHL's most famous players after retirement and the turns their lives have taken-often just as wild and crazy as their time on the ice-this collection of poignant stories details the hockey's greatest players after the last goal has been tended and the final buzzer sounds. Through in-depth one-on-one interviews, the book offers vivid and captivating portraits of nine hockey greats, profiling heroes such as Phil Esposito, Bobby Hull, Gordie Howe, and Eric Nesterenko, and it chroni.

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