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Hero Of The Play
Richard Harrison
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Hero Of The Play

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Ten years ago, Richard Harrison thrilled poetry and hockey lovers with a collection of poetry devoted to the great Canadian game. This beloved collection has been re-issued with a new selection of poems, "The Hero in Overtime," an essay by the author on ten years of living with hockey poetry, and a foreword by Roy MacGregor.

"I was mesmerized by Harrison's writing -- his

Paperback, 58 pages
Published by Wolsak & Wynn Pub (first published February 20th 2004)
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Sep 28, 2011 Nicole rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Nicole by: Dr. Tanis MacDonald, EN120 prof
Harrison captures the spirit of the game across the world in words that are simplistic yet loaded. I read this book because I was required to for class; I fell in love with it because of my love for the game.
Mar 03, 2011 Angela rated it really liked it
Interesting that this book "kept writing itself" after publication, so the 10th anniversary edition I read had a section of new hockey poems.
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