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A Canadian Saturday Night: Hockey and the Culture of a Country Andrew Podnieks

A Canadian Saturday Night: Hockey and the Culture of a Country

Andrew Podnieks

Published September 21st 2006
ISBN : 9781553652014
Paperback
144 pages
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With heart and humor, popular hockey author Andrew Podnieks highlights the game’s vital place in the fabric of daily life in Canada. Accompanied by stunning color images, the 65 “mini-essays” here bring to life the glorious events, objects, andMoreWith heart and humor, popular hockey author Andrew Podnieks highlights the game’s vital place in the fabric of daily life in Canada. Accompanied by stunning color images, the 65 “mini-essays” here bring to life the glorious events, objects, and artifacts that form the sports collective memory — tabletop hockey and backyard rinks, the heart-quickening drama of overtime goals, and the quiet majesty of the Zamboni. To flip through these pages is to wander through a museum brimming with hockey legend and lore.