Fever Pitch (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
33 Reviews
Nick Hornby has been a soccer fan since the moment he was conceived. 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 fandomits 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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User Review  - wethewatched - LibraryThing

Hornby has a conversational and enthusiastic style that makes his writing come alive. That kept me hooked to Fever Pitch, an autobiography about his obsession with UK football (and Arsenal in ... Read full review

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User Review  - marthaearly - LibraryThing

I wanted to love this. I am a huge soccer/football fan and could relate to the narrator's story of fandom and obsession. However, after 100 pages I didn't really care to read further. There was no ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
24
Section 3
30
Section 4
34
Section 5
38
Section 6
39
Section 7
43
Section 8
44
Section 21
120
Section 22
121
Section 23
128
Section 24
132
Section 25
133
Section 26
139
Section 27
151
Section 28
153

Section 9
62
Section 10
63
Section 11
65
Section 12
70
Section 13
73
Section 14
83
Section 15
96
Section 16
98
Section 17
103
Section 18
108
Section 19
111
Section 20
119
Section 29
155
Section 30
187
Section 31
188
Section 32
189
Section 33
195
Section 34
202
Section 35
209
Section 36
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Section 37
217
Section 38
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Section 39
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About the author (1998)

Nick Hornby is the author of six internationally bestselling novels (High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down, Slam and Juliet, Naked) and several works of non-fiction including Fever Pitch, Songbook and Ten Years In The Tub, a collection of his 'Stuff I've Been Reading' columns from the Believer. His screenplay for the film An Education was nominated for an Academy Award. He lives in Highbury, north London.

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