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Our life with the Rocket the Maurice Richard story by Roch Carrier

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Published by Viking in Toronto, New York .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Richard, Maurice, 1921-2000.,
  • Hockey players -- Canada -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRoch Carrier ; translated from the French by Sheila Fischman.
LC ClassificationsGV848.5.R5 C3713 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 304 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3599765M
ISBN 100670883751
LC Control Number2002327653

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