In a city known as home to some of the sporting world's biggest stars, few have ever shined as brightly as the Philadelphia Flyers' Bernie Parent, and this autobiography shares how he became one of the most sensational goalies in NHL history.
Penned by superstar and team manager Bobby Clarke's own daughter, Jakki, this account reflects the personal relationships the author established with many of the team's best skaters. This compilation is a must-have keepsake.
A visit from Old St. Nick puts us in a holiday mood, as we hear him read Clement Moore's The Night Before Christmas. He'll stay to listen to Christmas wishes before he flies off in his sleigh again. (Don't forget your cameras!)
After 16 years on the lam, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger was finally captured and brought to trial, and what a trial it was: evidence of 19 gruesome murders, government secrets, corruption, a dead witness and an unbelievable tale of love.
Ellen Bass continues her interrogations of crucial moral issues, while delighting in endearing human absurdities. Bass asks her readers to relax, even though "bad things are going to happen," because the "bad" gets mined for all manner of goodness.