ON THE EDGE: Women Making Hockey History by Elizabeth Etue

ON THE EDGE: Women Making Hockey History

byElizabeth Etue, Megan Williams

Paperback | September 11, 1996

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The acceptance of women’s hockey into the 1998 Olympic Games accelerated the groundswell of interest in this highly-charged competitive sport. Despite the enormous popularity of women’s hockey, players from around the world still confront intolerance and prejudice. Using personal accounts from star players (including Manon Rheaume – the only woman to have played in a National Hockey League game), interviews with sport insiders and photographs, On the Edge provides a dramatic look into the business and politics of women’s hockey today.
Elizabeth Etue is the author of "Hayley Wickenheiser: Born to Play." She is the writer and producer of Chasing the Dream, Women’s International Hockey, a CBC documentary. She had a regular column in The Hockey News from 2005-2008 and has written for Canadian Women’s Studies. She has lived in Vancouver, Whitehorse and Otta...
Title:ON THE EDGE: Women Making Hockey HistoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.98 X 5.87 X 0.86 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.98 X 5.87 X 0.86 inPublished:September 11, 1996Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0929005791

ISBN - 13:9780929005799

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Women have been playing hockey for more than 100 years, but have only recently come into their own within this male-dominated establishment. On the Edge highlights the history and controversies surrounding North American women's hockey complete with interviews from insiders and star players. From amateur leagues to the Olympic Games, women continue to push the boundaries and make hockey history.