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The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

by Roch Carrier, translated by Sheila Fischman, introduction by Dave Bidini

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short stories (single author), coming of age
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The Hockey Sweater, the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition features a new introduction.

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Roch Carrier was Canada's National Librarian and is the beloved author of many Canadian classics for both adults and children. He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry. His much loved children's story, The Hockey Sweater, remains a timeless favorite. Among his many other awards and honors, Mr. Carrier is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and the holder of many honorary doctorates.
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Roch Carrier was Canada's National Librarian and is the beloved author of many Canadian classics for both adults and children. He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry. His much loved children's story, The Hockey Sweater, remains a timeless favorite. Among his many other awards and honors, Mr. Carrier is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and the holder of many honorary doctorates.
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Roch Carrier was Canada's National Librarian and is the beloved author of many Canadian classics for both adults and children. He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry. His much loved children's story, The Hockey Sweater, remains a timeless favorite. Among his many other awards and honors, Mr. Carrier is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and the holder of many honorary doctorates.
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Contributor Notes

Roch Carrier was born in the small town of Sainte-Justine, Quebec, in 1937. He received a BA from the Universite Saint-Louis in Edmunston, New Brunswick, a master's degree from the Universite de Montreal, and a doctorate at the Universite de Paris. He published his first book, La Guerre, Yes Sir! in 1968 at the age of 31. He was secretary-general of the Theatre du Nouveau Monde in Montreal, the director of the Canada Council from 1994 to 1997, and appointed National Librarian in October 1999. He lives in Ottawa and Montreal.

Sheila Fischman is an acclaimed translator of French literature. Her translations have been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award, which she won in 1998.

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