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Fever Pitch - Introduction, Sunday, 14th July 1991; Home Debut, Arsenal v. Stoke City, 14.9.68; and A Spare Jimmy Husband, Arsenal v. West Ham, 26.10.68 Summary & Analysis

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Nick Hornby's nonfiction memoir recounts his love of football (what Americans know as soccer), from when he was a young boy in England. In the introduction, it is a Sunday morning in 1991, and Nick and his girlfriend are drinking tea while lying in bed talking. Nick begins to daydream about football, even though it is not the football season. His girlfriend asks what he is thinking about and he lies to hide his obsession. He frequently finds himself lost in football fantasies about the English football team Arsenal. This memoir is a way to come to terms with his obsession and discuss what it means to be a football...

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