The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

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The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

by Roch Carrier
Translated by Sheila Fischman
Introduction by Dave Bidini

House Of Anansi Press Inc | October 13, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition features a new introduction.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 152 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.38 in

Published: October 13, 2012

Publisher: House Of Anansi Press Inc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770892516

ISBN - 13: 9781770892514

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The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

by Roch Carrier
Translated by Sheila Fischman
Introduction by Dave Bidini

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 152 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.38 in

Published: October 13, 2012

Publisher: House Of Anansi Press Inc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770892516

ISBN - 13: 9781770892514

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The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition features a new introduction.

About the Author

Roch Carrier was born in the small town of Sainte-Justine, Quebec, in 1937. He received a BA from the Universite Saint-Louis in Edmunston, New Brunswick, a master's degree from the Universite de Montreal, and a doctorate at the Universite de Paris. He published his first book, La Guerre, Yes Sir! in 1968 at the age of 31. He was secretary-general of the Theatre du Nouveau Monde in Montreal, the director of the Canada Council from 1994 to 1997, and appointed National Librarian in October 1999. He lives in Montreal.

Sheila Fischman was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She is the translator of more than 150 novels. She has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Governor General's Literary Award for Translation, the Canada Council Translation Prize, and the Molson Prize for the Arts. She is a Member of the Order of Canada and a chevalier of the Ordre national du Québec. She lives in Montreal.

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