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McLean & Eakin Booksellers welcomes author/journalist/broadcaster Rob Simpson for an in-store signing of his book, The Winged Wheel, an illustrated history of the Detroit Red Wings.
The Winged Wheel contains more than 340 photographs of Detroit Red Wing history, including many from the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Simpson salutes the team which has sixty-five players in the Hall of Fame and has won the Stanley Cup eleven times.
The author chronicles some of the greatest of the great with their own chapters including Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman, Terry Sawchuk and Ted Lindsay. This pictorial history of the Red Wings – one of the NHL’s original six teams – honors one of the most popular and successful hockey franchises. By commemorating the Red Wings, Simpson brings back the memories for every Red Wing fan over the past fifty years.
This is a free event. No reservations are required. Stop by and share some Red Wing memories with the author.
McLean & Eakin, Booksellers Petoskey, on Little Traverse Bay, is about 60 miles north of Traverse City on US-31.