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Jacques Plante

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Jacques Plante by Todd Denault
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Oct 27, 2009 | ISBN 9781551993348

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Praise

“In this engaging bio Todd Denault tells the story of a trailblazer.”
Sports Illustrated

“A fascinating read, meticulously researched.” 
— Scott Morrison

“A well researched and thorough examination of the life of an extraordinarily talented hockey player and complex man.” 
— Al Strachan

“This is a long overdue examination of one of hockey’s pivotal players and most colourful characters — but Todd Denault has made the wait worthwhile.” 
— Roy MacGregor

“A complete, well-researched portrait of a complex man.” 
— Montreal Gazette

“After just a few pages into this book it was obvious Todd Denault had written an instant classic. I can not recommend this book enough.” 
— Hockeybookreviews.com

Table Of Contents

Foreword
Prologue
 
1 The Seeds of the Man
2 The Architect
3 Necessity Is the Mother of Invention
4 Patience Is a Virtue
5 A Grand Entrance
6 Jake the Snake
7 A Sensation
8 The Rocket
9 The Dawning of a New Era
10 Doug
11 The True Test of a Champion
12 Solitary Man
13 Changing the Face of Hockey
14 Selling the Mask
15 The Pinnacle
16 One Step Back
17 The End of the Line
18 The Hart
19 Toe
20 The Betrayal
21 Alone on Broadway
22 Retirement and Rebirth
23 Back in the Saddle
24 The Pride and the Money
25 One More Moment for the Master
26 The Living Legend
27 A Man Conflicted
28 The Lion in Winter
29 The Mentor
30 Switzerland
 
Afterword
Acknowledgements
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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