Fever Pitch

Author(s): Nick Hornby

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A brilliant memoir from the beloved, bestselling author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity and About A Boy.


 


In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is the real football. No pads, no prayers, no prisoners. And that's before the players even take the field.


 


Nick Hornby has been a football fan since the moment he was conceived. Call it predestiny. Or call it preschool. Fever Pitch is his tribute to a lifelong obsession. Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, Hornby's award-winning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandom--its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young men's coming-of-age stories. Fever Pitch is one for the home team. But above all, it is one for everyone who knows what it really means to have a losing season.

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Funny, wise and true -- Roddy Doyle

Nick Hornby was born in 1957 and worked as a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. His books are Fever Pitch (1992), High Fidelity (1995) and About a Boy (1998). In 1999 he won an E. M. Forster award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in north London.

General Fields

  • : 9780141391816
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : September 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nick Hornby
  • : 256
  • : 796.3
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback