George Best: A Memoir

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ISBN: 9781473675704 Author: Parkinson, Michael Publisher: Hodder, Hodder & Stoughton Publication Date: 17th October 2019 Imprint: Hodder Cover: Paperback Dewey: 796.334092 (edition:23) Pages: xxii, 202 , 8 unnumbered of plates Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , ,

A true hero to fans all over the world, George Best was gifted with footballing skills which turned the man into a legend. However, despite his heroic exploits for Manchester United and Northern Ireland, Best was equally renowned for his chaotic personal life, and he eventually succumbed in 2005 to a long battle with alcohol. There have been many books written about George, but here, Michael Parkinson combines his professional and personal knowledge of George with his classic and much loved writing style to produce a new and interesting biography of a football and cultural icon.

One of the most famous footballers of all time, George Best is an icon to football fans all over the world. He lived a tumultuous life, and died in 2005 after battling with alcoholism. He is someone who has crossed over into legend status, with his personal life sometimes overshadowing his footballing prowess.

There have been many books written about George, but here, Michael Parkinson combines his professional and personal knowledge of George with his classic and much loved writing style to produce a new, and interesting biography of a football and cultural icon.

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