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A lighthearted, fact-filled guide to the roaring game:
Immensely popular in Canada, curling has captured the hearts of
millions of diehard enthusiasts around the world. Full of quirky
characters, fascinating facts, intriguing history, and amazing
trivia, this unique guide gives curlers (and lovers of the game) a
colorful and often amusing look at this singular sport. With odd,
funny factoids on every page, the book sheds light on the
long-forgotten Downer Disc, a round curling broom, and how Charlie
Kerr, a Brier curler of the ''40s, was thwarted by the ash from his
own cigar. This one-of-a-kind volume is the ultimate bonspiel prize
for curling fans everywhere.Bob Weeks (Toronto, ON) is the editor
of the Ontario Curling Report and the author of three books.