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Author: Danny Rhodes
Publisher: London : Arcadia, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1989, eighteen-year-old John Finch spends his Saturdays following Nottingham Forest up and down the country and the rest of the week trudging the streets of his hometown as a postal worker. His blossoming relationship with girlfriend Jen is his only other respite. In 2004 he spends his days teaching in a southern secondary school while delaying the inevitable onslaught of parenthood. Leading inexorably towards  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rhodes, Danny.
Fan
(OCoLC)869795238
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Rhodes
ISBN: 9781909807815 1909807818
OCLC Number: 878539508
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Fan; Notes and Acknowledgements; Copyright.
Responsibility: Danny Rhodes.

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In 1989, eighteen-year-old John Finch spends his Saturdays following Nottingham Forest up and down the country and the rest of the week trudging the streets of his hometown as a postal worker. His blossoming relationship with girlfriend Jen is his only other respite. In 2004 he spends his days teaching in a southern secondary school while delaying the inevitable onslaught of parenthood. Leading inexorably towards the FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough, and the worst sporting disaster in British history, this book glides between 1989 and 2004, when the true impact of this tragic day becomes evid.

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"In spare, atmospheric prose, Rhodes alternates between past and present, between home and away, exploring the neglect that led to the tragedy, the massive cultural changes that followed, and the Read more...

 
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