A Fan's Notes (Paperback)

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Never has a better book been written about being a football fan, an alcoholic, or a writer. But it's so much bigger than that. A cult classic since it was published in 1968.

— Richard

Never has a better book been written about being a football fan, an alcoholic, or a writer. But it's so much bigger than that. A cult classic since it was published in 1968.

— From 2014 and older releases

Description


This fictional memoir, the first of an autobiographical trilogy, traces a self professed failure's nightmarish decent into the underside of American life and his resurrection to the wisdom that emerges from despair.

About the Author


Frederick Exley is the author of A Fan's Notes, Pages from a Cold Island, and Last Notes from Home. He was nominated for a National Book Award, was the recipient of the William Faulkner Award, received the National Institute of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award, and won a Playboy silver medal for the best nonfiction piece of 1974. He also received a Rockefeller Foundation grant, a Harper-Saxton Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Frederick Exley died in 1992.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679720768
ISBN-10: 0679720766
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: August 12th, 1988
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Vintage Contemporaries