“Riveting, stunning…. A powerful cautionary tale.” - Roy MacGregor, The Globe and Mail
“A guaranteed page-turner.” - Leader-Post (Regina)
“Chilling.” - Maclean’s
“A very well researched and disturbing read from cover to cover.” - TheScore.com (A Best in Books 2011 selection
“Profoundly disturbing…. The Lost Dream … [is] a cautionary tale for parents obsessed with making their boys hockey stars, and a serious indictment of hockey culture in general.” - NOW Magazine
STEVE SIMMONS is one of Canada’s best known and most provocative sports columnists. His column appears regularly in the Toronto Sun and other Sun Media and QMI publications. His signature Sunday notes column has been called “the most read page in Canadian journalism.” Author of the bestselling Lanny and contributor to eight other books, Simmons appears regularly on TSN The Reporters with Dave Hodge and That’s Hockey 2Nite on TSN2. A minor-hockey enthusiast and longtime coach, Simmons lives outside Toronto with his wife, Sheila, and sons, Jeffrey and Michael.