The Meaning of Puck

Cover for Key Porter Books.


In a series of essays that is a road trip across the nation`s cultural landscape, author Bruce Dowbiggin talks about how the national passion of hockey reflects—or deflects—Canadian attitudes on the issues of globalization, regionalism, militarism, anti-Americanism, violence, racism and greed.

Top cover photo by Jacques Boissinot/CP.
Bottom cover photo by Charles Krupa/AP/CP.