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Among the Thugs

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With an Orwellian social imagination, Granta editor Buford offers a terrifying record of his passage through an alternate society--that of England's soccer thugs--in this malevolently funny, supremely chilling document of the allure of crowd violence.

Author: Bill Buford
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 06/01/1993
Pages: 320
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.53lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780679745358

About the Author
Bill Buford is a staff writer and the European correspondent for The New Yorker. He was the fiction editor of the magazine for eight years, from April 1995 to December 2002. Before that Bill edited Granta magazine for 16 years and, in 1989, became the publisher of Granta Books. He has edited three anthologies: The Best of Granta Travel, The Best of Granta Reportage, and The Granta Book of the Family. Bill is also the author of Among the Thugs, a highly personal nonfiction account of crowd violence and British soccer hooliganism.