The Resource 99 : stories of the game, Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day

99 : stories of the game, Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day

Label
99 : stories of the game
Title
99
Title remainder
stories of the game
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day
Title variation
Ninety-nine
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • First he rewrote the record book. How Gretzky rewrites the history of hockey. He looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells-- from his point of view-- about the NHL's most memorable moments. Gretzky weaves in his own memories with the saga of the game that has meant so much to him
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.962092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV848.5.G73
LC item number
G74 2016
Literary form
non fiction
99 : stories of the game, Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day
Label
99 : stories of the game, Wayne Gretzky, with Kirstie McLellan Day
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Originally published in Canada by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada 2016"--T.p. verso
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The first hockey star -- In the beginning -- Tex's Rangers and the Leafs -- The Bruins -- The Hawks -- The Wings -- The original six -- The Stanley Cup -- The Vezina -- The Lady Byng -- The first All-Star Game -- Fire in his eyes -- The forgotten miracle -- The greatest of them all -- Willi O'Ree -- Stand firm -- The second six -- Black, white, and silver -- The St. Louis Blues -- The Minnesota North Stars -- The Oakland Seals -- The Pittsburgh Penguins -- The Philadelphia Flyers -- The World Hockey Association -- The Summit Series -- Inside the miracle -- The 1984 Canada Cup -- The 1987 Canada Cup -- The 1991 Canada Cup -- The 1998 Winter Olympics -- The culture of winning -- Hockey on the island -- Only the good die young -- The last dynasty -- Yesterday, today, and tomorrow -- "I just love to play"
Control code
ocn945482970
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xv, 400 pages
Isbn
9780399575471
Isbn Type
(print)
Lccn
2016036048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)945482970

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