Synopses & Reviews
Dave Bidinis quirky personal path to becoming a writer (as well as a well-known rock musician and sports enthusiast) began when he was very young and loved to pick at the typewriter.
About the Author
Dave Bidinis first book, published in 1998, was the popular and critically acclaimed On a Cold Road, about what its like to tour Canada in a rock n roll band. He has since written several more books, including Tropic of Hockey (2001) and Baseballissimo (2004). When he is not writing or traveling the world, Bidini is rhythm guitarist for the Rheostatics. The band has released ten albums to date, including Music Inspired by the Group of Seven, the soundtrack to the film Whale Music, which yielded the hit song “Claire,” and The Story of Harmelodia, a childrens album. He also starred in the Gemini Award-winning film The Hockey Nomad. For Those About to Rock was his first book for young adults. This is his second. Dave Bidini lives with his wife and two children in Toronto.