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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (16 of 16)
Location: Halifax, NS, Canada
 

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Crossing The Line by Derek S Sanderson
Crossing The Line by Derek S Sanderson
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I was completely surprised by this book. Sanderson and Kevin Shea have put together a telling of Sanderson's life that readers will find riveting regardless of whether or not they are hockey fans. The highs and lows of his life were so extreme that they are the stuff of legend. There are of course the stories of Derek's rise to fame and his party lifestyle, along with wonderful anecdotes about playing with his good friends Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito, but for me the best parts of the book came out in the retelling of Derek's relationship with his father, who was the most significant influence in his life. From the world's highest paid athlete, partying with celebrities at Studio 54 to broke… Read more
The Kind Of Life It's Been by Lloyd Robertson
The Kind Of Life It's Been by Lloyd Robertson
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read!, Nov. 8 2012
A very enjoyable trip down memory lane with a man who worked in Canadian broadcasting during six consecutive decades. So interesting to read his perspective on major events, how they were reported and how they affected Canada-- from the Kennedy assassination to the lunar landing to 9/11-- he was there for it all. Was also very surprised to learn of how rough his childhood was. It's made me miss seeing him on tv at the end of every day.