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"Wayne Gretzky: Life in a Bulletproof Vest." Hanging it out on camera 3: Canadian sports in the media era. Malcolm Kelly, 103-111. Toronto: Prentice Hall Canada, 2001.

AB: In this book which reflects upon the relationship between the Canadian media and sports is a chapter which examines Wayne Gretzky's ascendancy to superstardom in the media spotlight as a hockey phenomenon and the captain of the immensely successful Edmonton Oilers. Information in this chapter include Canada's royal wedding between Wayne Gretzky and Janet Jones, as well as one of the big stories in Canadian sports history when Gretzky was traded to the L.A. Kings and the manner which the media addressed the issue. The book also provides sources, which includes personal interviews and published works, as well as an index.

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