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Long distance love : a passion for football

Author: Grant Farred
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple Univ. Press, 2008.
Series: Sporting.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features a scholar and a soccer fan telling us what the game meant for him.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Farred
ISBN: 9781592133741 1592133746
OCLC Number: 1019972058
Description: XII, 209 s. ; 21 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements Introduction A Talk, Drinks, and Dinner with God Chapter 1 Long Distance Love: Growing Up a Liverpool Football Club Fan Chapter 2 Som mes que un club, pero menys que una nacio. "More than a Club but Less than a Nation. Chapter 3 Careless Whispers: The Doubleness of Spanish Love Chapter 4: At Home, Out of Place Chapter 5: God's Team: The Painful Pleasure of the Miracle on the Bosphorus Chapter 6: The Gerrard Final
Series Title: Sporting.
Responsibility: Grant Farred.

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"A fascinating exploration of a sporting obsession conducted across continents and political divides. Grant Farred's narrative shows how sport both transcends and embodies politics, how close you can Read more...

 
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