Stories of the Game

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For the first time, Gretzky discusses candidly what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known. Weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career, he reflects on the players who inflamed his imagination when he was a kid, the way he himself figured in the dreams of so many who came after; takes us onto the ice and into the dressing rooms to meet the friends who stood by him and the rivals who spurred him to greater heights; shows us some of the famous moments in hockey history through the eyes of someone who regularly made that history. Warm, direct, and revelatory, it is a book that gives us number 99, the man and the player, like never before.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2016
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780399575471
Branch Call Number: 921 Gretz
Description: xv, 400 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Day, Kirstie McLellan
Alternative Title: Ninety-nine


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