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Fever Pitch

Binding: Paperback
List Price: $16.00
Our Price: $2.00 USD
Qty Avail: 19

ISBN: 9781573226882
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Language: English
Page Count: 247
Publication Date: 01/03/1998
Size: 8.00" l x 5.09" w x 0.77"
Series: N/A

Fever Pitch reveals the very special intricacies of British football, which readers new to the game will find astonishing, and which Hornby presents with remarkable humor and honesty - the "unique" chants sung at matches, the cold rain-soaked terraces, giant cans of warm beer, the trains known as football specials carrying fans to and from matches in prisonlike conditions, bottles smashing on the tracks, thousands of policemen waiting in anticipation for the cargo of hooligans. The sport and one team in particular have crept into every aspect of Hornby's life - making him see the world through Arsenal-tinted spectacles.

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