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The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

Written by: Roch Carrier,Sheila Fischman - translator
Narrated by: Roch Carrier
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Publisher's Summary

As a part of the launch of the new A-List series, a curated selection of titles from Anansi's backlist featuring handsome new covers and introductions by well-known Canadian writers, comes Roch Carrier's The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories, with an introduction by Dave Bidini.

"The Hockey Sweater", the title story in this 20-story collection, has become an enduring classic: a Quebec boy and Habs fan is shipped a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater by mistake. It encapsulates everything you need to understand French and English Canada, told with humour and love. This edition features a new introduction. 

©1979 House of Anansi Press Limited. Introduction © 2012 Dave Bidini (P)2018 Anansi Audio

Featured Article: Top Ten Best French Authors on Audible Canada

Few countries have housed writers whose works are as enduring and celebrated as the French. From Victor Hugo, Voltaire, Marcel Proust, and Emile Zola, to heartwarming French Canadian tales by Gabrielle Roy and Rich Carrier, French authors have brought us some of the best stories throughout the decades. This list looks at some of the best works from classic French writers and Canadian favourites alike, exploring the importance of French literature and the French voice. Each of these works has been translated from française and is performed for English-speaking audiences while maintaining the famous French style that makes these short stories, novels and audiobooks the classics that they are.

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