Publish date: 2008
Publisher: Amstel Sport
Pages no: 256
Edition language: Dutch
I have a lot of feelings about this book. I am pretty fanatical about my alma mater’s American football team and as a direct result, parts of this book felt a bit too real. The way that Hornby is able to describe the relationship one has with a team is truly beautiful. In the intro alone (which I...
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A serious-but funny memoir of a soccer fan, Fever Pitch is writer Nick Hornby's first book -- a memoir that starts with his first Arsenal (an English soccer club) game.Hornby eventually became a hardcore Arsenal supporter and this book covers the impact his sporting obsession has on his life.As a Ma...
I wish I could give this book more than five stars. Hornby is an incredible writer and he explains his obsession and many of what I'd call the 'fringe aspects' of the game and the culture so eloquently. I don't know how to explain it to someone who isn't as embarrassingly obsessed with football as I...
It's a big little book about the author's obsession with football, funny and witty. But it could really be about being any kind of fan, and that's is beauty of it.
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