Fever pitch is nick hornbys millioncopyselling, awardwinnning football classic i fell in love with football as i was later to fall in love with women. Buy perfect pitch by jon steel from waterstones today. In his breakthrough handbook, ditch the pitch, steve yastrow, founder of a successful business strategy consulting firm, asks us to throw out everything weve. Nick hornby is the author of seven internationally bestselling novels funny girl, high fidelity, about a boy, how to be good, a long way down, slam and juliet, naked and several works of nonfiction including fever pitch, songbook and ten years in the tub.
Our books range from rare and antiquarian to collectible first editions to just plain used reading copies, with a focus on uncommon and outofprint books, the authors first book, new books by small press publishers, and books by authors who are interesting writers, but not frequently collected. Again, the pitch is not a retelling of the whole story. A good pitch gets them leaning forward and listening, even at the end of the afternoon. In todays world, customers dont want to hear sales pitches, but so many salespeople still rely on them. Fever pitch, first published in 1992, is a memoir and hornbys first book. One of the most popular british authors of the last twentyfive years, nick hornby is the writer responsible for the iconic bestsellers fever pitch and high fidelity. Even if youre self publishing patterns, stories, books, or making a class, you want to fit it into the world of what is out there already, so you do need to make a list of other books or projects that are similar in one way or another, that would be considered the same genre or category as yours. Brought to print to take advantage of americas presumed fascination with the 94 world cup the first ever held here, fever pitch is a 24year obsessional diary of english club football soccer, to. Agent rachelle gardner, in secrets of a great pitch, provides a perfect template for structuring your pitch sessions, including a list of questions to be prepared to answer after youve given your pitch. Arsenal match, it became embarrassingly obvious to the then 15yearold that his white, suburban. Located in mumbai, we provide offshore support to clients across functions to make better decisions. But this book, as the author himself states, is not about the football as such, but its consumption. Find books like fever pitch from the worlds largest community of readers.
Take the time to read this post that describes the pitch appointment from the agenteditor perspective. Fever pitch by nick hornby, first edition abebooks. Hornbys seminal meditation on what it means to live your life through football pioneered the intellectualisation of the sport as well as delivering an eloquent, frequently painfully funny memoir. Being an avid book lover, if i have to tell you which 7 must read sales books for a great sales pitchread more. Fever pitch by nick hornby, 97801491816, available at book depository with free. The first edition was subtitled a fans life, but later paperback editions were not.
This time around, its a book that needs no introduction. They will guide you, support you, motivate you and give you a much needed push to go and win the world, to face whatever may come, and to take charge and change the throttle of the game. I came to fever pitch in a slightly roundabout way. His latest novel, just like you, is published in september 2020. Fever pitch is nick hornbys millioncopyselling, awardwinnning football classic a spanking 70 away win of a football book. Pitch books is a global professional services provider offering customized presentations, research and financial services to corporates and financial institutions. In this nowclassic book, he vividly depicts his troubled relationship with his father, his time as a teacher, and his first loves after football, all through the prism of. A notsogood pitch, well, they may tune out the rest of what you have to say even if you have a great idea for a book. Hardly surprising, a football reporter wrote at the weekend, that brighton fc now second in the english third division should be on song, when they have in their ranks players called rogers. Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, hornbys awardwinning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandomits agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young mens comingofage stories. In the first edition, i wrote about franklin foers how football explains the world. Investor presentation business investor presentation. Youre carrying the proof of your book that just arrived from the printer.
It is a brief statement depicting the core idea of your book. Fever pitch is not a typical memoirthere are no chapters, just a series of match reports falling into three time frames childhood, young adulthood, manhood. Charting the highs and lows of supporting the gunners, fever pitch is a classic of modern sports writing. Market overviews bank introductions main pitch book this type of investment banking pitch book would include all details that one needs to have about the investment firm. Modern classics fever pitch by nick hornby penguin random.
Part autobiography, part comedy, part incisive analysis of insanity, hornbys awardwinning memoir captures the fever pitch of fandom its agony and ecstasy, its community, its defining role in thousands of young mens coming of age stories, fever pitch is one for the home team. Im seeing someone with a couple of nick hornby books on her shelf, and feeling i had read some rather poor books recently and that few of my ways to book recommendations were leading me to books i enjoyed of late. Gallagher is a veteran of writers conferences and the author of the dog breed books the american pit bull terrier and the boxer, scheduled for release this year. Fever pitch reveals the very special intricacies of british football, which readers new to the game will find astonishing, and which hornby presents with remarkable humour and honestythe unique chants sung at matches, the cold rain soaked terraces, giant cans of warm beer, the trains known as football specials carrying fans to and from matches in prisonlike conditions, bottles smashing. Buy a cheap copy of fever pitch book by nick hornby. The quest for collegiate a cappella glory media tie in by rapkin, mickey isbn. Goodreads members who liked fever pitch also liked. For many people watching football is mere entertainment, to some its more like a ritual. Youve got to pitch your book as something because, if you get a publishing deal, your publishers will have to do the same in. When author nick hornby admits to his audience that before a north london derby on march 4, 1987 that hed seen a psychiatrist, at that point youre in no way surprised, particularly if youre a committed football club supporter, yourself. Voice one, two, three, four as the universal logo appears on screen, we hear universals theme song sung a cappella. Those authors wanting to be widely read may need to meet with librarians to pitch their books. My main problem with this book stems from the fact that i missed out on approx. They can do the same with people like birtel and hamlin, and schedule events around their books.
Fever pitch nick hornby paperback books online raru. It consists of several chapters in chronological order, from the time the author first became a football fan as a child until his early thirties. Why your book pitch matters even if youre selfpublished. Now, lets look at the different types of investment banking pitch books based on the purpose for which they are created 1. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Fever pitch, 31 songs, the complete polysyllabic spree and stuff ive been reading. In the states, nick hornby is best know as the author of high fidelity and about a boy, two wickedly funny novels about being thirtysomething and going nowhere. With more than 99% of writers having a day job, and with millions of books published each year, the bottom line is that the future. Pitch and sell your movie and tv show idea or screenplay to hollywood. Remember, the initial pitch is only the bait to hook the agents, make them want to hear more.
A pitchbook is a sales book created by an investment bank or firm that details the main attributes of the firm, and it is used by the firms sales force to help sell products and. Fever pitch talks about the clubs heroes and villains of those years, and it talks about the events that went around in the football world then, be it hooliganism or the hillsborough tragedy. Marlene caroselli is the author of 61 books, the most recent of. Paperback by nick hornby fever pitch film relatedvpaperback. When youre competing against hundreds of other writers, a wellcrafted pitch can make or break your chances of connecting with a potential agent or publisher. Nick hornby is the author of six bestselling novels high fidelity, about a boy, how to be good, a long way down, juliet, naked and funny girl, as well as a novel for young adults, slam, and four works of acclaimed nonfiction. The quest for collegiate a cappella glory rapkin, mickey on. Fever pitch is not only the best football book ever written, its the funniest book of the yearwe carry a wide selection of titles in the arts, theology, history, politics, social and physical sciences.
It consists of a careful arrangement and analysis of the investment considerations of the client. How to structure buyside and sellside pitch books, including downloadable ppt, pptx and pdf samples and templates. Arguably the book which reinvigorated the football writing genre, nick hornbys fever pitch is the. She also writes fiction under the name cynthia polansky. The first edition was subtitled a fans life, but later paperback editions were. Fever pitch is nick hornbys millioncopyselling, awardwinnning football classici fell in love with football as i was later to fall in love with women. Lincoln center stage continuous 1 on stage, the barden treblemakers, an allmale a cappella group dressed in matching smoking jackets, conclude singing. Fever pitch is his tribute to a lifelong obsession. Fever pitch by nick hornby inverting the pyramid by jonathan wilson soccernomics by simon kuper the damned. Fever pitch is hornbys tribute to a lifelong, obsession soccer. Media guru and emmy awardwinning correspondent bill mcgowancoach to some of the biggest names in business and entertainment, including eli manning, kelly clarkson, jack welch, thomas keller and kenneth cole teaches you how to get your message across and get what you want with pitch perfect communication. How to write investment banking pitch books financewalk.1196 569 1030 379 777 1525 1271 1602 662 337 308 1334 122 1047 1371 1624 162 1188 745 1459 1364 45 1320 359 1436 204 495 1191 1093 175 742 1305 1639 564 1113 954 1040 1278 1435 1328 1296 955 19 1430