Hockey Dreams: Memories Of A Man Who Couldn't Play

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Author Richards, David Adams
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With a voice as Canadian as winter, David Adams Richards reflects on the place of hockey in the Canadian soul.<
>The lyrical narrative ofHockey Dreamsflows from Richards' boyhood games on the Miramichi to heated debates with university professors who dare to back the wrong team. It examines the globalization of hockey, and how Canadians react to the threat of foreigners beating us at "our" game.<
>Part memoir, part essay on national identity, part hockey history,Hockey Dreamsis a meditation by one of Canada's finest writers on the essence of the game that helps define our nation.