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They Called Me Chocolate Rocket

The Life and Times of John Paris, Jr., Hockey's First Black Professional Coach

In the ultra-competitive junior hockey leagues in the early 1960s, a young man could tolerate nearly anything that helped him stand out from the hordes of other prospects, so John Paris, Jr. did … ; 272 View
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Introduction

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A brief introduction to himself and six facts about him to keep in mind through the rest of the book ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Curry’s Corner

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Describes his childhood, growing up in windsor Nova Scotia in the 1940s and 1950s ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Scotty

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describes his passion for hockey and experiencing with hockey growing up including racism he faced. Outlines how he was scouted by Scotty Bowman for the Montreal Jr. Canadians tryouts in 1963 ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Chocolate Rocket

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His years playing with the Maisonneuve Braves, his nickname "the chocolate rocket", the development of an illness, encounters with Maurice Richard ; 16 $1.60 Add
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The Way It Is

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His transfer to the Sorel Black Hawks, racist encounters, increasing health difficulties ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Last Chance

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His time in Knoxville ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Sixty-seven Pounds

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His illness leads to a break from Hockey and finding a job, his diagnosis with Hodgkin lymphoma and his transition into coaching ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Strike

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details about coaching in the major junior leagues ; 20 $2.00 Add
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The Blues

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His time as a part-time scout, his relationship with the St Louis Blues ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Turner Cup

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His time with the Atlanta Knights and the Turner Cup Win ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Crossroads

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Meeting Whitney Houston, some career crossroads, further experiences with the knights ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Macon Whoopee

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His time with the Macon Whoopee, promotion of Hockey in the American South ; 15 $1.50 Add
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One Night in Huntsville

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A situation arrises involving the police in Huntsville, more experience coaching and what other things a coach is to his players ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Marc-André

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Looking for a new coaching experience that would further his career. The ligue Nord-Americaine de hockey and violent hockey, going to cambellton and his work with Marc-André ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Rocky Mountain

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Rocky Mountain RoughRiders Hockey Club, red flags about a fellow coach involved with pedophilia ; 14 $1.40 Add