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Fever Pitch
Fever Pitch
Author: Nick Hornby
In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is the real football. No pads, no prayers, no prisoners. And that's before the players even take the field. — Fever Pitch is author Nick Hornby's tribute to a lifelong obsession. Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, Hornby's award-winning me...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781573226882
ISBN-10: 1573226882
Publication Date: 3/1/1998
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 78 ratings
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
You have really got to like soccer a lot to enjoy this book.
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Helpful Score: 2
Hornby's first book-- a wonderful missive on fans and fandom, even if you don't care about English football.
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Helpful Score: 2
If you liked the movie with Drew Barrymore you'll probably like this too. Just be fore-warned that this book is a memoir about growing up an arsenal fan in London. It's not a romance revolving around the Red Sox.
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Helps to have been reared in UK to enjoy these period pieces.
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