Staying in the Game
The Remarkable Story of Doc Seaman
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Staying in the Game by Sydney Sharpe
Book DescriptionPeter C. Newman called him "the Totem of the Titans." From a small Prairie town, Daryl K. "Doc" Seaman became an icon of Canadian business and hockey. He is one of the last of a breed of postwar entrepreneurs and sportsmen who forged modern Canada, striking deals on a handshake and always keeping their word. After flying 82 combat missions during the Second World War, Doc Seaman worked in the oil industry with his brothers, turning a small Alberta drilling business into a global giant, Bow Valley Industries. Later, he led a group that brought the Atlanta Flames to Calgary. Still a Flames co-owner, he helped reshape Hockey Canada and restore Canadas glory in international hockey. Doc Seamans life is a remarkable saga of courage, resolve, generosity, and success. It ultimately leaves us not only with a deep appreciation of one iconic Canadian but also with a wider understanding of our country.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550028812
(228mm x 152mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Sydney Sharpe
Sydney Sharpe is a bestselling author of five books, including The Gilded Ghetto, A Patch of Green, and (with Don Braid) Storming Babylon. She was also a co-editor and writer of the centennial volume Alberta: A State of Mind. She lives in Calgary.
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