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George Best: A Memoir

by Michael Parkinson

George Best: A Memoir Synopsis

One of the most famous footballers of all time, George Best is an icon to football fans all over the world. He lived a tumultuous life, and died in 2005 after battling with alcoholism. He is someone who has crossed over into legend status, with his personal life sometimes overshadowing his footballing prowess. There have been many books written about George, but here, Michael Parkinson combines his professional and personal knowledge of George with his classic and much loved writing style to produce a new, and interesting biography of a football and cultural icon.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473675704
Publication date: 17th October 2019
Author: Michael Parkinson
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Football (Soccer, Association football), Biography: sport, Biography: arts & entertainment, Memoirs,

About Michael Parkinson

Born in Yorkshire, Michael Parkinson left school at sixteen with the ambition to play cricket for Yorkshire and England and to write about cricket for the Manchester Guardian. Although, he didn't manage to fulfil the first half of his ambition, he has since become one of the most successful journalists of his generation. He wrote a sports column for The Sunday Times for fifteen years and has also written for the Telegraph. He is also a legendary TV and radio presenter - his long-running chat show Parkinson was hugely popular for many years.

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