Magnificent One: The Story of Mario Lemieux

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2002 - Hockey players - 104 pages
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This in-depth biography of the NHL legend begins with Lemieux's first tentative steps onto the ice as a two-year-old, and takes readers through his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins, his successful fight against Hodgkin's disease, his early retirement, and his triumphant return to the ice in December 2000. Full-color photo insert.

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The author of Putting a Roof on Winter and The Magnificent One: The Mario Lemieux Story, Michael McKinley is also a journalist, a documentary filmmaker, and a screenwriter. A Vancouver native, he was educated at the University of British Columbia and at Oxford University. His journalism has appeared in England, the US, and Canada, including the "Guardian," "Sports Illustrated," the "Los Angeles Times," and the "National Post," He has also written and produced several documentaries for CNN and an episode of "South Park,"
After studies in Physical Education, Suzanne Levesque obtained a Bachelor's Degree in German Studies and a Master's Degree in Translation from l'Universite de Montreal. She also studied Linguistics at the Universitat Saarbrucken, in Germany. Working as a freelancer since 1988, she has translated numerous documents in various fields -- administrative, legal, advertising, tourism, etc. -- and, on several occasions, juvenile literature for Tundra Books. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, cycling, and skiing around Montreal, her hometown.

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