Bury me in my jersey

a memoir of my father, football, and Philly
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Villard Books , New York
McAllister, Tom, Philadelphia Eagles (Football team), Football fans, Fathers and
StatementTom McAllister.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV956.P44 M43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24123769M
ISBN 139780345516510
LC Control Number2010007204
OCLC/WorldCa436029971

A touching, funny, beautifully crafted memoir, Bury Me in My Jersey is not only a marvelous tribute to a father, a way of life, and a team and its devoted followers but also a love letter to the city of Philadelphia.

Best Sports Biographies. The best sports biographies curated by Amazon Book Review editor, Jon Wahlgren. /5(14). Bury Me in My Jersey is about sports in the same way that Slaughterhouse-Five is about time travel.

McAllister's relationships to his Maybe certain things predispose me to liking this book. I've lived in Philly my entire life, I love the Eagles and have had awkward interactions with Eagles players, I drink a lot.4/5.

Tom McAllister on Bury Me in My Jersey. I sold this book inabout a month before the Phillies won the World Series, and three months before the Eagles returned to the NFC Championship game, favored over the Arizona Cardinals.

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Under normal circumstances, I would have been ecstatic/5(14). In Bury Me in My Jersey, McAllister explores the connection between his dedication to the Eagles and the death of his father. He details the intense bonds—between fathers and sons, among friends, and even between a city and its football team—and chronicles the joys and sorrows, victories and failures, of a lifetime of sports : Random House Publishing Group.

About Bury Me in My Jersey. Born and raised in Eagles country, Tom McAllister learns from his father and brother the rules of being a football fan. Spending Sundays in the infamous level of Veterans Stadium, or sitting in front of the TV with his father in a nearby recliner, Tom sees both the ugly and beautiful sides of Philadelphia football.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Bury Me in My Jersey, McAllister’s memoir about his father’s death and his Philadelphia football fandom, came out in Alongside writing, he is an associate professor at Temple University, an editor for the literary magazine Barrelhouse, and a co-host of the literary podcast Book Fight.

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the book is in excellent condition. exterior of the book is in excellent Rating: % positive. Bury Me in My Jersey is full of very funny, unlikely, and sometimes disturbing stories, as well as thoughtful meditations on the search for identity.

Tom is also the non-fiction editor of Barrelhouse magazine and the co-host, with Mike Ingram, of the podcast Book Fight: Tough Love for Literature. I interviewed Tom McAllister on Octo   Bury Me in My Jersey: A Memoir of My Father, Football, and Philly - Ebook written by Tom McAllister. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Bury Me in My Jersey: A Memoir of My Father, Football, and Philly.5/5(2). Bury Me tells the twisted story of Ravenna Duskin, a 18 years old girl who wakes up with no memory of This was my second book by this author and while it was very different from the first one I really enjoyed it/5.

Bury Me In New Jersey December 2 at PM I bought a print with lyrics to my favorite Leonard Cohen song roughly two years ago, and just finally got around to hanging ers: It’s as I begin writing this, less than an hour away from when the state-wide curfew begins in New Jersey.

The last bits of daylight are coming through the windows in my grandmother’s dining room, and the house is silent, sans the sound of my mother grinding her teeth from her room in the back of the house. My memoir "Bury Me in My Jersey" was published by Villard in It's still available as an e-book.

My short stories and essays have been published widely, and my short story "Things You're Not Proud of" was included in The Best American Nonrequired Reading Here is a (probably incomplete) list of things I've written online.

Get this from a library. Bury me in my jersey: a memoir of my father, football, and Philly. [Tom McAllister] -- The author presents a memoir of his father and family, the city of Philadelphia, and his favorite football team, the Philadelphia Eagles.

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He details the intense bonds—between fathers and sons, among friends, and even between a city and its football team—and chronicles the joys and sorrows, victories and failures, of a lifetime of sports obsession.

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He details the intense bonds—between fathers and sons, among friends, and even between a city and its football team—and chronicles the joys and sorrows, victories and failures, of a lifetime of sports : Random House Publishing Group. Get this from a library.

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He will read from his book and join in conversation with one of Philadelphia’s most hallowed sports writers, Ray Didinger. They will discuss writing, writing about sports and, of course, the Eagles.

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