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? Theyare 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, youall either discover or re-discover the inner workings of a sports fanas mind, and have a heck of a good time doing it. If youare a diehard, a casual fan, have the slightest bit of curiosity in what it means to be a fan, or are Andrew Goldsteinas 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|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2014-02-07|