The Resource 99 : Stories of the Game., Wayne Gretzky, (electronic resource)

99 : Stories of the Game., Wayne Gretzky, (electronic resource)

Label
99 : Stories of the Game.
Title
99
Title remainder
Stories of the Game.
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Gretzky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First he rewrote the record book. Now, to mark the NHL's 99th anniversary, Wayne Gretzky has written the story of our game. No one has been as close to the game as Wayne Gretzky. When he first laced up skates in the NHL, he changed the league. And by the time he had hung up his skates, he had re-written the record book. There can be no doubt what he means to the game. What we haven't seen is what the game means to him. For the first time, Wayne Gretzky will tell us about the NHL's great moments from his point of view. We will meet the people who inspired him and motivated him. We'll read the stories of the players who ignited his imagination, just as Gretzky himself inspired the dreams of so many young players and fans. Seen through the eyes of the player whose name has come to stand for greatness in the game of hockey, 99: Stories of the Game brings to life the NHL's glorious past, from its fierce early battles on natural ice, through its mythical golden era, when the Howes and Richards, Hulls and Orrs defined greatness, through the unforgettable dynasties in Montreal, New York, and of course, Edmonton, through to the present day. Written with all the insight of someone who knows what it feels like when your lungs burn at the end of a long shift, and the pain of bruises at the end of a long playoff series, who knows what it feels like to fall short against a bitter rival, and also the incomparable feeling of lifting the Stanley Cup over your head, 99: Stories of the Game doesn't just tell the history of the NHL's 99 years. It relives them
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TEFOD
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Gretzky, Wayne
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sports & Recreations
Label
99 : Stories of the Game., Wayne Gretzky, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735232631
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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a2cf04c5-0e0c-4d4b-ab4c-de3f8553b5d4
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0002670616
Label
99 : Stories of the Game., Wayne Gretzky, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735232631
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a2cf04c5-0e0c-4d4b-ab4c-de3f8553b5d4
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0002670616

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