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The Five Hole Stories

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Each of the six stories in Dave Bidini's playful, irreverent new book takes a headlong run at the hockey dressing room, and knocks the door down.

In one story, a chronic minor-leaguer discovers the wonders—and the pitfalls—of the game in Europe, both on and off the ice. In another, an NHLer is tight with his teammate, the league's leading goalscorer, but dreams of getting M
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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 10th 2006 by Brindle and Glass Publishing
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Jan 29, 2016 Marc rated it it was ok
Today, Charlie Angus is a politician (ditto Andrew Cash), Mitsou an actress, Bryan Adams a photographer, Gord Downie a (self-proclaimed) poet; while his contemporaries learned from the old saying "jack of all trades, master of none", Dave Bidini’s evolution from cancon old-hand to commentator-slash-journalist-slash-music writer-slash-sports writer-slash-fiction writer is inconclusive, the latter being particularly unconvincing
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DAVE BIDINI is the author of nine books. His play, "The Five Hole Stories," was performed by One Yellow Rabbit and toured Canada in winter, 2009, and his two "hockumentaries," The Hockey Nomad and The Hockey Nomad Goes To Russia were Gemini-nominated films, and The Hockey Nomad won for Best Documentary.

Bidini is the recipient of numerous National Magazine Awards, and is a weekly columnist in The N
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