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Fever Pitch

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Published by Signet .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7575398M
ISBN 100451404726
ISBN 109780451404725
OCLC/WorldCa32831749


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Given that this, his first book, was about his obsessive relationship with the north London soccer team, Arsenal, many Americans didn’t hear that voice until High Fidelity (), a novel that riffed on the broader subject of favorite bands and songs.

In soccer-mad England, Fever Pitch (published in the UK in ) was a career-maker.4/4(). Fever Pitch book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In America, it is soccer. But in Great Britain, it is the real footb /5(K). Fever Pitch was a bestselling book in the U.K. It won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award inand in was named a Penguin Modern Classic. InHornby wrote the screenplay for a film adaptation of the book depicting a football fan during Arsenal’s championship year inand the sport’s effect on his love life.

Fever Pitch. Fever Pitch is Hornby’s tribute to a lifelong, obsession soccer. Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, Hornby’s award-winning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandom its 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.

*WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR* Fever Pitch is Nick Hornby's million-copy-selling, award-winnning football classic 'A spanking away win of a football book inventive, honest, funny, heroic, charming' Independent For many people watching football is mere entertainment, to some it's more like a ritual; but to others, its highs and lows provide a 4/4().

Directed by David Evans. With Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell, Luke Aikman, Bea Guard. A sports fan's romantic courtship clashes with his obsession with his favorite football team/10(K).

Fever Pitch book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(70). Fever Pitch is his tribute to a lifelong obsession. Fever Pitch book autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, Hornby’s award-winning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandom—its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young men’s coming-of-age stories/5(43).

Fever Pitch is the anatomy of that obsession, a knowing, bittersweet, and very funny autobiography in which the writer's life is measured not in years, but in seasons - Author: PETE DAVIES. Having sold over a million copies in the United Kingdom, it was named the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in and made into a Fever Pitch book Modern Classic in August Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch was even reprinted with a new cover and included as a part of the Arsenal FC membership pack for the “Final Salute” to Highbury.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Fever Pitch () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Summaries. Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox. —IMDb. Humor Audiobooks Nick Hornby - Fever Pitch.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Free download or read online Fever Pitch pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Nick Hornby.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, sports and games story are.

The book has been awarded with /5. Fever Pitch is a nonfiction memoir by Nick Hornby, an English writer, that details his obsession with the Arsenal football team. His father takes Nick to his first Arsenal game as a way to bond after leaving Nick's mother for another woman.

Nick begins going to every game he can, and his interest soon becomes an obsession. This is another long book of the new adult variety, in keeping with the Love Lesson’s theme. Fever Pitch takes place at another university in the mid-west, small and liberal arts oriented – but no gay swans, mores the pity.

Aaron and Giles actually attended high school together their senior year. ― Nick Hornby, quote from Fever Pitch “A critical faculty is a terrible thing.

When I was eleven there were no bad films, just films I didn't want to see, there was no bad food, just Brussels sprouts and cabbage, and there were no bad books - everything I read was great.

Buy a cheap copy of Fever Pitch book by Nick Hornby. In the States, Nick Hornby is best know as the author of High Fidelity and About a Boy, two wickedly funny novels about being thirtysomething and going nowhere Free shipping over $/5(5). Fever Pitch is pitch perfect gay New Adult.

— Kirkus Reviews. By the end of this story, you will wish you were a student at St. Timothy’s College. — Smexy Books. Cullinan manages to craft a story that is at once sweet and romantic, that pulls on your heart at the same time as it sends it soaring.

Just : Heidi Cullinan. fever pitch A state of great excitement or turmoil. The crowd's cheering reached a fever pitch when the band finally appeared on stage. The conflict between those two is going to reach a fever pitch if someone doesn't intervene. See also: fever, pitch fever pitch COMMON If a situation or a feeling reaches fever pitch, there is a lot of emotion.

Fever Pitch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks Harlequin. PAPERBACK. Condition: Very Good. Great used condition. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations.

Over 1, satisfied customers since. We ship daily M-F. Choose. fever pitch definition: 1. a state of very strong emotion: 2. a state of very strong emotion. Learn more. Buy Fever Pitch by Hornby, Nick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

Fever Pitch 18+ 1h 42m Romantic Comedies With the football championships coming up, Paul doesn't have time for love -- or so he thinks until Director: David Evans. 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 fandom—its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in /5(K).

Nick Hornby’s novel Fever Pitch is a memoir about being an Arsenal fan, a particular kind of malady within the broader world of football obsession. Students in the English language section of Soccer Politics are reading it this week.

To accompany your reading, you might enjoy the film version of the book starring Colin Firth. For those who aren't aware of this, either because they haven't seen it or because they viewed the American version of Fever Pitch (known as The 50%.

Fever Pitch (published in ) is author Nick Hornby's (About a Boy, High Fidelity) first book and is an autobiographical look at being a sports fan and all that entails in the context of growing up supporting Arsenal FC in chapter covers a single match attended between the late 60s and the early 90s, and relates to Hornby's own childhood and life experiences.

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Fever Pitch, by Nick Hornby, read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. As a young boy, growing up in the Home Counties and watching his parent's marriage fall apart, Nick Hornby had little sense of home.

Then his dad took him to Highbury. fever pitch: noun boil, boiling point, crescendo, extreme enthusiasm, fermentation, fervency, fever of excitement, feverishness, fire, flap, flurry, fluster. Fever Pitch was shot in part in Boston during the baseball season, which to the surprise of the filmmakers saw the Red Sox winning baseball's world series for the first time since %.

Get this from a library. Fever pitch. [Nick Hornby] -- This is a story of identity, of belonging and of obsession. It tells of the dazzling skills of the gods of football.

It's about the moments of ectasy in one man's life, and his pain. The focal. Fever Pitch is Nick Hornby's million-copy-selling, award-winnning football classic 'A spanking away win of a football book inventive, honest, funny, heroic, charming' Independent For many people watching football is mere entertainment, to some it's more like a ritual; but to others, its highs and lows provide a narrative to life itself/5(K).

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 fandom--its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young men's coming-of-age stories.

Fever Pitch was the first of Nick's books to be adapted into a film. It was released by Working Title/Channel 4 films in Nick wrote the screenplay himself, translating his award-winning memoir into a romantic comedy starring Colin Firth. Firth plays Paul Ashworth, English teacher and.

Fever Pitch - Wedding & Function Band, Glasgow, United Kingdom. likes. Fully live six-piece function band.5/5. Fever Pitch is Nick Hornby's million-copy-selling, award-winnning football classic 'A spanking away win of a football book inventive, honest, funny, heroic, charming' Independent For many people watching football is mere entertainment, to some it's more like a ritual; but to others, its highs and lows provide a narrative to life itself.4/5(4).

Fever Pitch Quotes Nick Hornby This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Fever Pitch.

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Look no further because you will find whatever you are looking for in here. Fever pitch User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In a humorous vein, Hornby guides the reader through a series of football matches (soccer games) played from to by an English first-division team known as Arsenal.4/5(1).

Other articles where Fever Pitch is discussed: Nick Hornby: that saw the release of Fever Pitch, an autobiographical account of his life as an obsessive supporter of the English football (soccer) club Arsenal.

The hugely popular book was adapted to film in and again in   Hello again everybody! Today I'm back with my second 60 Second Review, this time for Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby. It was a book I really enjoyed based on a recommendation from one of you out there. 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 fandom—its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young men’s coming-of-age stories/5(65).