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Canadians still find warmth in Roch Carrier's Hockey Sweater, 30 years later

As the classic children's story <em>The Hockey Sweater </em>celebrates its 30th year in print, its writer, Roch Carrier, joins us to reflect on its literary legacy
As the classic children's story  The Hockey Sweater celebrates its 30th year in print in English Canada, its writer, Roch Carrier, joins us to reflect on its literary legacy. 


Depending on how old you were when you first heard Mr. Carrier's classic yarn, you may find it hard to believe that The Hockey Sweater is now in its thirties. It was 35 years ago that Carrier first wrote the story, and 30 years since it was first published in English Canada.

Roch Carrier is the author of The Hockey Sweater. His new book is called Montcalm and Wolfe: Two Men Who Forever Changed The Course Of Canadian History. We spoke to him from our studio in Montreal.

When did you first hear The Hockey Sweater? Share your memories with us.

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This segment was produced by The Current's Howard Goldenthal.

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