The Moved and the Shaken

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The Moved and the Shaken
Author Ken Dryden
Country Canada
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Penguin Books
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 306 pages
Preceded by Home Game
Followed by In School

The Moved and the Shaken is the fourth book and first novel by Canadian author, politician and retired hockey player Ken Dryden. It was first published in 1993 by Penguin Books.

Plot and setting[edit]

The novel is set in the eastern suburbs of the Greater Toronto Area, in the communities of Scarborough, Whitby and Oshawa. The story centers around Frank Bloye, an oil company employee dealing with the everyday realities of being a middle-aged, middle-class Canadian family man in the 1990s.


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  • Foster, Peter (December 1993). "Have a dreary Christmas". Canadian Business 66 (12): 82–83. 
  • Jones, Daniel (December 1993). "All Too Frank". Books in Canada 22 (9): 34.