Growing Up Green

Growing Up Green

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Andrew Goldstein delved into the world of football at age five and, through a mistake that is equal parts painful and wonderful, somehow ended up rooting for the New York Jets. Thirteen years later, he decided to write a book about it. The uplifting, disheartening, wonderful, awful, hilarious, and generally crazy experiences in the middle? Theya€™re all in the pages of this book. Growing Up Green is an attempt to shed a little bit of light on what it means to be a sports fan, and how the fan experience shapes us throughout our lives. This story will be told not through the lens of an expert, but from the perspective of a regular football fanatic who bleeds green and white. Along the way, youa€™ll either discover or re-discover the inner workings of a sports fana€™s mind, and have a heck of a good time doing it. If youa€™re a diehard, a casual fan, have the slightest bit of curiosity in what it means to be a fan, or are Andrew Goldsteina€™s immediate friends and family, then this book is for you.(It seems so inconceivable to me that there were times in my life where I actually watched a non-flat screen TV.) Above the TV hung a clock that bore the insignia of the United States Marine Corps, one object of many in the room that reflectedanbsp;...

Title:Growing Up Green
Author:Andrew Goldstein
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2014-02-07


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