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Now Back to You Dick: Two Lifetimes in Hockey

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In a veritable treasure chest of lore and legends, the long-time sports broadcaster recreates some of the most exciting moments in hockey history.
Mass Market Paperback, 249 pages
Published September 1st 1989 by McClelland & Stewart (first published 1988)
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May 24, 2014 bamlinden rated it it was ok
In simplest terms....I can listen to Dick Irvin talk all day. His stories and descriptions are fantastic. He comes across as someone who truly is meant to be in this sport - talking about the players, the atmosphere and the era.

On air he comes across as somebody who you could just sit back, relax and listen to. The written word however is a little different.

Maybe it was me expecting something that wasn't there, but his delivery in this book just doesn't quite work. The stories are quick, choppy
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Dec 16, 2015 Philip Mizener rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the tales in this account, both of his father's, Dick Irvin Sr., career as well as his own ( both of which my Dad , an avid hockey fan, was very familiar with ! ) There is a conciseness and a joy that resonates about these two satisfying careers in hockey, albeit , from differing angles. There is also a simple humanity - the players, and coaches, while revered for their feats of skill, are human too ( the jokers, the jesters , the scholars ( think Ken Dryden ) the fire-brands , the fig ...more
Nov 06, 2008 Louis rated it really liked it
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The memoirs of one of Canada's great sports voices.Ranging from his childhood as the son of one of hockey's greatest coaches.Filled with great anecdotes from his 25 plus years in broadcasting.A great read for any Canadian or hockey fan (those two are probably the same thing).
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