byStephen Brunt, Martin Brodeur, George Plimpton.
The legend of Bobby Orr is one of the most enduring in sport. Even those who have never played the game of hockey know that the myth surrounding Canadas great pastime originates in places like Bobby Orrs Parry Sound
The legend of Bobby Orr is one of the most enduring in sport.
Publication date 2006. Topics Sports & Recreation, Biography & Autobiography, Biography, Autobiography, phy, Hockey - General, Sports - General, Sports, Orr, Bobby, 1948-, Hockey players, Joueurs de hockey. Publisher Chicago : Triumph Books. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation. Contributor Internet Archive.
Издательство: "Неизвестный" (2015). Stephen Brunt is a well-known Canadian sports journalist. He makes frequent appearances on sports talk radio shows such as "Prime Time Sports" and has been the lead sports columnist for "The Globe and Mail" since 1989. Brunt can be heard every weekday at 4:25pm on the Mitch Melnick Show on Team 990 Montreal. He is also on the Toronto sports talk show Prime Time Sports, a syndicated show on the Fan 590. References. Источник: Stephen Brunt. См. также в других словарях: Bobby Orr - For other people of the same name, see Robert Orr (disambiguation).
Stephen Brunt doesn’t find Bobby Orr but he brings us closer to our long-gone hero. It’s a wonderful book with prose as fluid and as fine as that of an early David Halberstam. The atmosphere of the times is drawn in such a way as to make the reader feel part of the proceedings. The author moves the words with the ease with which the subject moved his skates. Some, then, might consider Orr’s story to be ultimately a sad one: all-too-brief brilliance followed by an extended anticlimax. Brunt’s eloquent study, admiring but never sycophantic, indicates that he isn’t one of them, and he makes a convincing case.
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Bobby Orr was regarded as a savior for the Boston Bruins from the very moment he was first seen on the ice by members of the Bruins management, playing in a junior game with children three and four years older than him, dominating the game and controlling the puck better than anyone. He was just an average kid from an average town -- not well off financially and not the greatest of students, though he tried hard -- but on the ice he became a legend. Stephen Brunt likens Orr to the Greek hero Achilles. The National Hockey League was Troy, and Orr was the most powerful and dynamic hero of the.
Bobby Orr has always been someone I admired, despite having been too young to see him play. I would recommend this to other hockey fans, but probably those with more interest and knowledge of the roots of the game.