The Last Season

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Author(s): Roy Macgregor
Original Publish Date: Nov 24, 2012
Product Number: EB00781611
Released: Nov 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781459706880
Publisher: Dundurn
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Description

Now that his hockey career is ending, what will become of his life? Felix Batterinski grew up tough in Northern Ontario where hockey was the only way out of a life of grinding poverty. He got out and enjoyed fame as a hockey "enforcer" for the Philadelphia Flyers. But fame is fleeting. Now in his thirties and at the end of his playing career, Felix tries to make a go of it as a player-coach for a Finnish club. As the lone Canadian on the team, he is an outsider with a reputation that takes on a life of its own. When a controversial play brings his comeback bid to a screeching halt, Felix is faced with his own obsolescence and begins a tragic descent into disillusion and despair.

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