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The Life and Times of Foster Hewitt

by (author) Scott H. Young

HarperCollins Canada
Initial publish date
Apr 2014
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2014
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The life of Canadian broadcasting legend Foster Hewitt is recounted in vivid detail in author Scott Young’s moving biography. From his early days as a sports announcer on local radio to his nationwide success on Hockey Night in Canada, Hewitt’s remarkable career spanned the early days of television, the opening of Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens and the epic 1972 Canada-Russia Summit Series. For his contributions to Canadian sports media, Foster Hewitt was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1965 and was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1972.

About the author

Scott Young is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Ultralearning, a podcast host, computer programmer, and an avid reader. Since 2006, he has published weekly essays to help people learn and think better. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Pocket, and Business Insider, on the BBC, at TEDx, and other outlets. He doesn’t promise to have all the answers, just a place to start.

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