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Midnight Hockey: All About Beer, the Boys, and the Real Canadian Game

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From Giller-nominated author Bill Gaston, proof not only that hockey players can read, but that some of them can even write.
Midnight Hockey tells the story of Gaston's final season, as he contemplates hanging up his skates, and looks back on the sport that has meant so much to him.
Sometimes lewd and hilarious, sometimes (though not as often) reflective, Midnight Hockey i
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Doubleday Canada (first published 2006)
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This book was glorious. Compared to Gaston's fiction I far preferred this acerbic, often TMI, account of oldtimers' hockey and his own life as a Canadian hockey player. I was trying to quell my (often appalled) laughter to little avail on the bus reading this. It's ridiculous and profane and more disgusting than I usually read, but it's funny as all hell and a quite faithful account of hockey, and hockey past youth. I loved this book.
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