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The lonely end of the rink : confessions of a reluctant goalie

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Terrace Public Library 796.962 LAW (Text) 35151000477943 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781771000772 (sc.)
  • ISBN: 1771000775 (sc.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Deeply personal yet incredibly witty, this memoir about Grant Lawrence's relationship with hockey passes back and forth between tales of his life and a fascinating history of hockey, complete with lively anecdotes about the many colorful characters of the NHL. Through Lawrence's early life, he struggled with the idea of hockey. An undersized child who wore thick glasses and knee-braces, he understood what it was like to be in the attack zone of the hockey-obsessed jocks at his school. For Lawrence, bullying and the violent game of hockey seemed to go hand-in-hand. Yet he was also enamored with the sport and eventually learned that playing goalie on a hockey team isn't all that different from playing in a band, and that artistically-minded wimps can find just as much joy in the game as their meathead counterparts.
Subject: Lawrence, Grant -- 1971-
Lawrence, Grant -- 1971- -- Humor
National Hockey League -- Anecdotes
Radio broadcasters -- Canada -- Biography
Hockey -- Canada -- History -- Anecdotes
Hockey players -- Anecdotes
Genre/Form: Biography.
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