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Babysitting George

Babysitting George (Paperback)

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August, 2003. Celia Walden, a young reporter, receives an unusual phone call from her editor. She is to drop everything and fly to Malta in an attempt to track down a legendary footballer and keep him from the press. George Best, an alcoholic with his personal life in chaos, isn't, however, the easiest man to find. But the unlikely friendship that develops between George and Celia reveals an intelligent and complex human being. Babysitting George is a tender account of a unique relationship between a young woman and a dying star, which questions the exploitative nature of fame and tabloid journalism, the horrors of addiction and the humane, implausible friendships that can change one's life forever.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportBiographyMemoirsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with drug & alcohol abuseSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationFootball or Soccer incl Association football Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9781408822203  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Celia Walden was born in Paris in 1975 and now lives in London. She is the Senior Feature Writer for the Daily Telegraph, GQ Magazine's motoring correspondent and an interviewer for Glamour magazine. She is also a regular on a number of television programmes, from the Lorraine Kelly show to Sky News. Her first novel, Harm's Way, was published in 2008.

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