Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else

by Michel Roy

John Wiley & Sons | January 4, 2010 | Hardcover |

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The bestselling bio of Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy-now in a highly anticipated English-language edition

Since it published in Canada in November 2007, Le Guerrier became an instant hit, quickly selling out its first print run. For fans of Patrick Roy, the NHL''s legendary goaltender, the book provided the first truly intimate, no-holds-barred look at the early life and meteoric rise of their hero, told from a unique perspective: his father''s. Written by Michel Roy, himself an impassioned hockey fan, Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else offers keen insights on Patrick''s indomitable will to win, how he revolutionized goaltending and popularized the butterfly style, as well as his role models and inspiration, and his relationships with teachers, teammates, the media, hockey scouts and coaches, agents and players.

  • Reveals what makes Patrick tick, taking us behind the scenes and into the family life of one of the greatest goaltenders of all time
  • Offers a candid look at Patrick''s blunders, faults and difficulties, including the heartbreaking move from Montreal that nearly broke his spirit

While much has been written and said about Patrick Roy, this father''s look at his famous son offers fans everywhere an unusually in-depth and authoritative look at this complicated and driven athlete.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 6.3 × 9.06 × 1.57 in

Published: January 4, 2010

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470156163

ISBN - 13: 9780470156162

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Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else

Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else

by Michel Roy

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 6.3 × 9.06 × 1.57 in

Published: January 4, 2010

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470156163

ISBN - 13: 9780470156162

About the Book

The bestselling bio of NHL Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy--now in a new English-language edition

Published in Canada in November 2007, the French-language version of this book, Le Guerrier, became an instant hit, quickly selling out its first print run. For fans of Patrick Roy, the legendary NHL goalie, the book provided the first truly intimate, no-holds-barred look at the early life and meteoric rise of their hero, told from a unique perspective: his father's. Written by Michel Roy, himself an impassioned hockey fan, Patrick Roy offers keen insights on Patrick's indomitable will to win, how he revolutionized goaltending and popularized the butterfly style, as well as his faults and difficulties, including the heartbreaking move from Montreal that nearly broke his spirit.

Michel Roy (Knowlton, QC, Canada) is an author and Chair of Telefilm Canada. He is a former film editor, was Deputy Minister of Tourism for Quebec, and has recently produced two jazz albums.

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The bestselling bio of Hall-of-Famer Patrick Roy-now in a highly anticipated English-language edition

Since it published in Canada in November 2007, Le Guerrier became an instant hit, quickly selling out its first print run. For fans of Patrick Roy, the NHL''s legendary goaltender, the book provided the first truly intimate, no-holds-barred look at the early life and meteoric rise of their hero, told from a unique perspective: his father''s. Written by Michel Roy, himself an impassioned hockey fan, Patrick Roy: Winning, Nothing Else offers keen insights on Patrick''s indomitable will to win, how he revolutionized goaltending and popularized the butterfly style, as well as his role models and inspiration, and his relationships with teachers, teammates, the media, hockey scouts and coaches, agents and players.

  • Reveals what makes Patrick tick, taking us behind the scenes and into the family life of one of the greatest goaltenders of all time
  • Offers a candid look at Patrick''s blunders, faults and difficulties, including the heartbreaking move from Montreal that nearly broke his spirit

While much has been written and said about Patrick Roy, this father''s look at his famous son offers fans everywhere an unusually in-depth and authoritative look at this complicated and driven athlete.

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