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The Pictures Are Better on the Radio: A Fan's Love Affair with Sport on the Wireless

Hardcover - 01 January 2016
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The funny, heart-warming tale of Adam Carroll-Smith's enduring love of sport on the radio--a uniquely personal collection of memories with the power to generate a shared, nostalgic sense of deja vu. From furtively listening to Premier League matches under his duvet as a boy, to secretly following Ashes Tests and Wimbledon championships when he should have been working, all the way to sleep-deprived nocturnal sessions with the Super Bowl and the Ryder Cup, The Pictures are Better on the Radio tells the story of how one fan fell in love with sport on the wireless. Full of acute observations, touching anecdotes, and Adam's customary mix of deadpan and absurdist humor, the memoir effortlessly gets to the heart of what it means to be a sports obsessive, and explores why radio continues to be such a cherished medium for fans across the world.

Product Details

ISBN-10: 1785310615

ISBN-13: 9781785310614

Publisher: Pitch Publishing       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Format: Hardcover | 256 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 21.34 x 13.72 x 1.78 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.22 Kg

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