Searching For Terry Punchout

October 1, 2018|
Searching For Terry Punchout by Tyler Hellard
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Garden State meets King Leary in this slapshot debut novel. Adam Macallister''s sportswriting career is about to end before it begins, but he''s got one last shot: a Sports Illustrated profile about hockey''s most notorious goon, the reclusive Terry Punchout-who also happens to be Adam''s estranged father. Adam returns to Pennington, Nova Scotia, where Terry now lives in the local rink and drives the Zamboni. Going home means drinking with old friends, revisiting neglected relationships, and dealing with lingering feelings about his father and dead mother-and discovering that his friends and family are kinder and more complicated than he ever gave them credit for. Searching for Terry Punchout is a charming and funny tale of hockey, small-town Maritime life, and how, despite our best efforts, we just can''t avoid turning into our parents.
Tyler grew up in Prince Edward Island, graduated from St. Francis Xavier University and now lives in Calgary with his wife and kids, where he writes commercial copy, technology criticism and essays. His non-fiction has appeared in THIS Magazine, The Walrus, and on CBC Radio. Before finally quitting hockey at 18, he was pretty bad at ...
Title:Searching For Terry PunchoutFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:200 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:200 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.5 inPublished:October 1, 2018Publisher:Invisible PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1988784107

ISBN - 13:9781988784106

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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