Autor/es: Kimmage, Paul
Publicación: 2013 - Simon & Schuster UK
Nº de Páginas: 208
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In a world where so many books by and about footballers are little more than bland PR exercises, Full Timebreaks the mould decisively. Stripping away the facade of what we think life must be like for an international football star, Paul Kimmage reveals a different story when it comes to Irish footballer Tony Cascarino. Scarred by his childhood, haunted by indiscretion and troubled by a secret from his past, Cascarino is struggling to find answers as he speeds towards the most terrifying juncture in sport: the end.
As Cascarino opens up about his fears, crippling loss of confidence and sexual indiscretion, no wonder The Timesvoted it one of the Top Ten football books of all time and Eamon Dunphy said of it: 'If it were fiction this book could win the Booker Prize.'
Paul Kimmage (born 7 May 1962 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish sports journalist who, until his departure in early 2012, wrote for The Sunday Timesnewspaper in the United Kingdom. He is a former professional road bicycle racer.
Kimmage was born into a cycling family. His father, Christy, cycled with the Dublin Wheelers and his brothers Raphael and Kevin were also successful. Paul was road race champion of Ireland in 1981.