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Paul Langan Releases Classic Hockey Stories from the Golden Era of Pulp Magazines

Classic Hockey Stories - Compiled by Paul Langan  On December 4th, 2021 one of the most unique hockey history books will be released. It is titled, "Classic Hockey Stories from the Golden Era of Pulp Magazines 1930s-1950s."  Canadian Author Paul Langan has put 9 novelettes and short stories along with original illustrations, ads into one paperback.  Over the years there has been a lot of publicity andbooks  relating to other categories of pulp magazines and dime store novels such as: Detective, Sci-Fi, Romance, and Sports in General. The topic of hockey novellas, stories has largely been ignored. The book will be available at Wordsworth Books Waterloo, Amazon and Kobo Worldwide. If you live locally it can be picked up from the authors home.  For more information go to:    
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  A popular question I am asked is where can you get my books. First thing I would do is check the BOOKS page on this website to see that they are still in print. If they are, here are three ways to get my books. 1. Wordsworth Books in Waterloo - You can shop online or in the store.  2. Amazon Worldwide - Print or E-book - Search Paul Langan. Beware there is a popular American author by the same name so insert the title of the book into the search engine. 3. Rakuten/Kobo Worldwide - 4 . Contact Page on this Website - If you live local and I have copies at home you can email me and you can pick one up from my home. Cash only.

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