The Seven A. M. Practice: Stories of Family Life

The Seven A. M. Practice: Stories of Family Life

by Roy MacGregor-Hastie


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In the stories collected in The Seven A.M. Practice, sports columnist and author Roy MacGregor reports from an arena where 'the game' is family life. These warm, funny, insightful accounts--some first printed as newspaper and magazine columns, some brand new--will touch anyone who has ever been either a parent or a child.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780771056000
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date: 10/26/1996
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.76(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Roy MacGregor has been involved in hockey all his life. Growing up in Huntsville, Ontario, he competed for several years against a kid named Bobby Orr, who was playing in nearby Parry Sound. He later returned to the game when he and his family settled in Ottawa, where he worked for the Ottawa Citizen and became the Southam National Sports Columnist. He still plays old-timers hockey and has been a minor-hockey coach for more than a decade.

Roy MacGregor is the author of several classics in the literature of hockey. Home Game (written with Ken Dryden) and The Home Team were both number one national bestsellers. He has also written the game’s best-known novel, The Last Season. His other books include Road Games, The Seven A.M. Practice, and A Life in the Bush, a memoir of his father. He has also written books about native leaders and the Ottawa Valley.

Roy MacGregor is now a senior columnist for the National Post. He and his wife, Ellen, live in Kanata, Ontario. They have four children, Kerry, Christine, Jocelyn, and Gordon.

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