Gare Joyce

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About me

Occupation Slave to a blank page
Location Toronto
Introduction I've written for ESPN The Magazine and the last five years. My work has made the "notable" list of the Best American Sports Writing seven times and won four Canadian National Magazine Awards. My most recent book is Future Greats and Heartbreaks: A Year Undercover in the Secret World of NHL Scouts. I've written three other sports books: When the Lights Went Out: How One Brawl Ended Hockey's Cold War and Changed the Game; Sidney Crosby: Taking the Game by Storm; and The Only Ticket Off the Island: Baseball in the Dominican Republic.
Favorite Movies The Right Stuff, The Limey, The Long Good Friday, Sons of the Desert, In the Heat of the Night
Favorite Music Warren Zevon, The Clash, Forever Changes by Love, Live at the Star Club by Jerry Lee Lewis, Layla and Other Love Songs by Derek and the Dominoes, Mott by Mott the Hoople
Favorite Books American Tabloid, Blood Meridian, The Right Stuff, Invisible Man, Light in August, History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, The Last Picture Show