The acclaimed and bestselling author and Globe and Mail columnist Stephen Brunt discusses his new book Gretzky’s Tears: Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed (Knopf, 2009), with Anjan Chaklader.
|Gretzky’s Tears: Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed by Stephen Brunt. (Knopf, 2009) Click to buy this book from Amazon.ca: Gretzky’s Tears|
Text of introduction by Anjan Chaklader:
This is the Planta: On the Line program, at THECOMMENTARY.CA.
I am Anjan Chaklader sitting in for Joseph Planta. He is the foremost sports book author in Canada today. Stephen Brunt has written best selling and internationally acclaimed books on boxing, baseball and hockey. His most recent work is Gretzky’s Tears which chronicles the Wayne Gretzky trade in 1988. The book is part history, part biography and all interesting. Mr. Brunt is also a columnist with the Globe and Mail and can be seen and heard regularly on Canada’s most popular sports talk show, Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown. Gretzky’s Tears: Hockey, Canada, and the Day Everything Changed is published by Alfred A. Knopf. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Stephen Brunt; Good Day Mr. Brunt.