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The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys: ...And Other Off-the-Wall Stories About Sports...and Life
     

The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys: ...And Other Off-the-Wall Stories About Sports...and Life

by James Duthie
 

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Although James Duthie’s daughter had hoped he would write a book featuring princesses, dragons or zebras, you won’t miss them in The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys. Instead Duthie interviews a prophet monkey who predicts games’ outcomes, confesses to the near-homicide of both Walter and Wayne Gretzky, and provides plenty of evidence

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Although James Duthie’s daughter had hoped he would write a book featuring princesses, dragons or zebras, you won’t miss them in The Day I (Almost) Killed Two Gretzkys. Instead Duthie interviews a prophet monkey who predicts games’ outcomes, confesses to the near-homicide of both Walter and Wayne Gretzky, and provides plenty of evidence of his unhealthy obsession with Anna Kournikova. He weighs in on famous athletes like Sidney Crosby, Tiger Woods, Tom Brady and Derek Jeter, and tells his misadventures as a sportscaster, fan, father, husband and son.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443427210
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
07/23/2013
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
551 KB

Meet the Author

James Duthie is one of North America's most recognized hockey media personalities, best known as the host of The NHL on TSN and for his coverage of the World Junior Championships. He is a regular contributor to TSN.ca (columns and blogs) and hosts TSN's annual NHL Draft coverage and Free Agent Frenzy. He is national co-host for CTV/TSN's coverage of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. James's work on TSN's hockey broadcasts is seen throughout the US on the NHL Network and the Centre Ice package. He also appears weekly on the NHL Live show on Sirius Satellite Radio. James has been nominated for a Gemini six times and has also won TV Guide's "Sportscaster of the Year" award. His work has appeared in The Hockey News and Today's Parent and he writes a weekly column for the Ottawa Citizen. He is a graduate of the Carleton University School of Journalism.

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