The Game of Our Lives
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The Game of Our Lives

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In this bestselling timeless classic, Peter Gzowski recounts the 1980-81 season he spent travelling around the NHL circuit with the Edmonton Oilers. These were the days when the young Oilers, led by a teenaged Wayne Gretzky, were poised on the edge of greatness, and about to blaze their way into the record books and the consciousness of a nation. While the story of the ear...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 25th 2006 by Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd. (first published January 1st 1981)
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Immensely readable, at times un-put-downable, The Game of Our Lives is an intimate and gutsy portrait of rise of The Edmonton Oilers, and the birth of the Great One. More than that, it's a homage to the game that has been such a large part of our national identity.

Unlike Dryden's introspective The Game,which is often brooding and melancholy, Gzowski's book is infused with the love he obviously had for the game.

And his abilities as an interviewer shine through in the detailed and revealing port...more
The best sports book I've ever read in my life. I've read a lot of good ones, but this was fantastic. Highly recommended if you're a hockey fan.
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