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Fascinating.. .honest to the point of self-laceration... Best will always remain a breath-taking example of supreme talent and courage' Independent Brilliantly raw' Sunday Times George Best needs little introduction. A legend in his own lifetime, he is undoubtedly the greatest footballer the UK has ever produced. Blessed with an extraordinary gift he brought a beauty and grace to the game never before seen. ut Best was unable to cope with the success and fame his genius brought. His fabled story is littered with tales of women and sex and, of course, alcohol. Much has been written about Best, but very little substantiated by the man himself. Until now. t last George Best is ready to open his heart and engage us in one of the most exhilarating life stories for years. In his own words George recounts the halcyon days at Manchester United, the big games and European Cup win of '68. And then there's the heartbreaking truth about the death of his mother and his struggles with alcohol that have forced him to face up to a life without drink for good. LESSED reveals the man behind the up-for-a-laugh, boozy, womanizing stereotype that has dogged George Best for years. George speaks op

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091884703
ISBN-10: 0091884705
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 32mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - George Best

Co-author Roy Collins has been a Sports columnist for over 16 years and is a personal friend of George Best. He was a chief sports writer on Today for ten years followed by the People Sport, and currently the Guardian and Sunday Telegraph.

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