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Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
  

Fever Pitch

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A book that many a football fan can, no doubt, relate too. Hornby tells the story of his fanatical love of football from the age of 11. The amazing recall of every match, every player, every goal, every touch of the ball that some fans manage to have Nick Hornby certainly has. It’s a miracle he manages to find time to write his fiction!

If you like Nick Hornby you might also like to read books by David Nobbs, John O'farrell and Frank Schaeffer.

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Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

Chronicled from the perspective of a fanatical youngster, through disillusioned adolescence, to an adult "who should know better", the author - an Arsenal fan - examines the absurdities and traumas of everyday life and football. Combines anecdote with a wider commentary on the state of the game.

About the Author

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby was born in 1957, and is the author of Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy and How to be Good. He also edited the collection of short stories Speaking With the Angel. He is the pop music critic for the New Yorker. In 1999, he was awarded the E.M.Forster award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Highbury, North London.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd January 2014

Author

Nick Hornby

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Sport from the Armchair
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Autobiography: sport
Football (Soccer, Association football)

ISBN

9780141395340

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