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  • Published: 25 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446439654
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Among The Thugs




Before Running with the Firm came Among the Thugs - the bestselling classic account of football violence in English football.

What sort of man spends his Saturday afternoons with people named Bonehead, Paraffin Pete and Steamin' Sammy? Bill Buford's acclaimed Among the Thugs is a book about the experience, and the attractions, of crowd violence.

  • Published: 25 January 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446439654
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Bill Buford

Bill Buford has been a writer and editor for the New Yorker since 1995. Before that he was the editor of Granta magazine for sixteen years and, in 1989, became the publisher of Granta Books. He is also the author of Heat and Among the Thugs. He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, grew up in California, and was educated at UC Berkeley and Kings College, Cambridge, where he was awarded a Marshall Scholarship for his work on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jessica Green, and their two sons.

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