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Tough Guy Hardcover – Oct 18 2010

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; First Edition edition (Oct. 18 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1443404616
  • ISBN-13: 978-1443404617
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 2.5 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 499 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #100,571 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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?Bobby Probert was a beauty. He was not just a teammate, he was my buddy. As tough as he was on the ice, off the ice he was a humble guy with a great sense of humour. I?m glad he got this chance to tell his story.? - Doug Gilmour ()

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BOB PROBERT, born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, was awinger with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawksbetween 1985 and 2002. A loving husband to Dani and father offour children, Probert died suddenly on July 5, 2010, while withhis family on his boat near Windsor. He was forty-five years old.


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If you were a hockey fan during Bob Probert's career on the ice you will find this book an interesting read. It is one of the better written sports autobiographies, making it an easy read; a credit to Kirstie MacLellan Day. Where other hockey story books give you disjointed stories in time, Probert's book provides a coherent continuous timeline. Be prepared for graphic description of a rough and tumble life outside of the arena. His book sure gives you insight into other players, team management and some politic of the league.
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good honest read, kinda felt disappointed with him and all chances he had and setbacks. Never will understand a guy with a knockout beautiful wife and nice family getting involved with degenerates/strippers in his personal life. hell of a fighter though . if your gonna tell your story be honest and he was
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If only he could have always kept his life together like he said he did during his years in Chicago. So hard to read about all his mess ups.

There had to have been lot of good times with his family or why would they have stuck together.

When he mentioned how he didn't believe it was a shock for Tiger Woods wife and Sandra Bullock because they would have known who they married & basically saying Dani knew who he was. I was blown away. Why would he want his kids to know about his cheating???
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By Clicky on Feb. 8 2012
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This was a moving book. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Everybody should read this book, whether you remember who Bob Probert was or not. This book told the story how it was. It was absolutely fantastic. I can't even describe it. This was probably the best hockey auto-bio I have ever read
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Tragic to read about a lad who had so much going for him but drugs & alcohol fueled such anger within that it came out the way it did. Appeared to be well-liked in the dressing room though - you can't help but feel for his wife & kids. His lifestyle no doubt led to his early demise.
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The book was okay but there was not a lot of in depth information. He is quite a team mate and so he wouldn't go into great details with most of his stories because he would have had to put others in trouble.
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Thanks to this book, Christmas just became easier. I had no idea what to get my dad, my nephew and my two brothers-in-law and now I do. I can take care of the whole family for under a hundred bucks!! They all want this book for Christmas. I have not heard one bad thing about it. I have several friends who feel the same. I just hope they have lots in stock.
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