Jean Beliveau: My Life in Hockey

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Greystone Books, a division of D&M, 2005 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 353 pages
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Few professional athletes have been as loved and respected as Jean Bliveau, captain of the fabled Montreal Canadiens during the team's glory years in the 1950s and 1960s. His career on ice was followed by an equally successful career in the Canadiens' front office. First published in 1994, this classic biography has been fully updated to reflect the events of the past decade, from his battle with cancer to his frank assessment of the game today, including the consequences of expansion and the fallout from a cancelled season.

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My life in hockey

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Blieveau, captain of the Montreal Canadiens during their 1950s and 1960s heyday, here updates his 1994 portrait of himself and the game to include his battle with cancer and hockey today. Read full review

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It is said that Joe DiMaggio was class personified. The Yankee Legend wishes he was 1/1,000,000th as classy as the great Jean Beliveau. The Habs' Hall of Famer's autobiography was a thorough ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Chrys Goyens is a journalist, public relations consultant, and the author of more than a dozen books on hockey, among them biographies of Scotty Bowman, Larry Robinson, Maurice Richard, Darryl Sittler and Mario Lemieux. He is co-author with Allan Turowetz of the bestselling history of the Montreal Canadiens, The Lions in Winter. He lives in Montreal.

Allan Turowetz is a senior executive with Algail Enterprises Inc., a management consulting firm based in Toronto. He has co-authored several books on hockey subjects with Chrys Goyens and was team sociologist to the Buffalo Sabres, the Hartford Whalers, and Canadian Men's Basketball team.

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