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Grapes:: A Vintage View of Hockey

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A Wild Look at Life in Hockey...To millions of Canadians, Don "Grapes" Cherry is the irascible co-host of "Molson Hockey Night's Coach's Corner," whose controversial, candid and highly spirited commentary has endeared him to hockey fans throughout the provinces. A larger-than-life figure in the annals of hockey, Cherry has done it all-from minor league player to head coach ...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published April 6th 1999 by Avon
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Greg
Feb 07, 2015 Greg rated it really liked it
telling it like it is never sounded sweeter than from this Canadian hockey player turned coach and fashion expert.
Wooderson Giles
Feb 20, 2016 Wooderson Giles rated it really liked it
Even with a mild interest in hockey this was a good read. Cherry might not be a great storyteller but he sure is an entertaining one. Some sections of his life felt a little light but I guys that's why he wrote 4 more books.
Sean Maguire
Sep 09, 2010 Sean Maguire rated it really liked it
A great look back into the glory years of Orr, Lafleur and Gretzky, rife with anecdotes. Cherry updated this version to August of 1993, and closes with his worry that his CBC tenure may be coming to an end due to his political incorrectness. 17 years later, at 76, he's still at it.

Thanks Patrick!
Angelica
Jun 09, 2012 Angelica rated it liked it
As much as I dislike Don Cherry (for many reasons), I enjoyed this book. There's no denying that he has a plethora of stories to tell, and does so in a fairly engaging (if not exactly grammatically correct) manner.
Flippy Odegard
Mar 19, 2008 Flippy Odegard rated it really liked it
If you love Don Cherry, hockey, and "Hockey Night in Canada", you'll enjoy this fascinating look at Don Cherry's career prior to his stint on HNiC.
Paul Feeley
Mar 31, 2013 Paul Feeley rated it it was amazing
If you were a Boston Bruins fan during Don Cherry's coaching years then this book is for you. Great insight and fun.
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Dec 21, 2007 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
I LOVE GRAPES!
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