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Legendary sports columnist and author Jim Taylor joins Joseph Planta again, this time to discuss his new memoir, “Hello, Sweetheart? Gimmie Rewrite!” My Life in the Wonderful World of Sports (Harbour, 2008), a look back at his storied career in sports and journalism.


“Hello, Sweetheart? Gimmie Rewrite!” My Life in the Wonderful World of Sports by Jim Taylor. (Harbour Publishing, 2008)

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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.

Jim Taylor joins me now. We’re going to discuss his wonderful new memoir, “Hello, Sweetheart? Gimmie Rewrite!” My Life in the Wonderful World of Sports. His career began in 1954, when as a student he began writing for Victoria’s Daily Colonist. He delivered the paper, and appeared in it. He became a renowned columnist in this country, as well as an author. This is his 12th book, and along the way he’s written biographies of Wayne Gretzky, Igor Larionov, and Rick Hansen. He was on last to discuss the collection of Jim Coleman columns he edited. Last year, he co-wrote Matt Dunigan’s memoir. Published by Harbour, this book retails for $32.95. Please welcome once again to the Planta: On the Line program, Jim Taylor; Good morning, Mr. Taylor.

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