Federer and Me by William Skidelsky audiobook

Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession

By William Skidelsky
Read by Ralph Lister

Tantor Audio
7.28 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781515974505

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For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time. In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it is about the Swiss star that transfixes him and countless others. Skidelsky dissects the wonders of Federer's forehand, reflects on his rivalry with Nadal, revels in his victories, and relives his most crushing defeats. But in charting his obsession, Skidelsky also weaves his own past into a captivating story that explores the evolution of modern tennis, the role of beauty in sports, and the psychology of fandom. Thought-provoking and beautifully written, Federer and Me is a frank, funny, and touching account of one fan's life.

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Summary

Summary

For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time.

In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it is about the Swiss star that transfixes him and countless others. Skidelsky dissects the wonders of Federer's forehand, reflects on his rivalry with Nadal, revels in his victories, and relives his most crushing defeats. But in charting his obsession, Skidelsky also weaves his own past into a captivating story that explores the evolution of modern tennis, the role of beauty in sports, and the psychology of fandom.

Thought-provoking and beautifully written, Federer and Me is a frank, funny, and touching account of one fan's life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Ralph Lister's performance of Skidelsky's quirky love letter to tennis champ Roger Federer is forceful, energetic, and captures its obsessive heart. AudioFile

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 7.28
Audience: Adult
Language: English