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Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper
Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper Stephen J Dubner 0688173659 9780688173654 In its review of Turbulent Souls, the New York Times wrote: While it is clearly better for Stephen Dubner if his turbulent soul stays quiet, I think readers of this wonderful b
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Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper by Stephen J Dubner

In its review of Turbulent Souls, the New York Times wrote: While it is clearly better for Stephen Dubner if his turbulent soul stays quiet, I think readers of this wonderful book will rather hope that a continued measure of unsettlement inspires him to write more.<P>Now Stephen J. Dubner has returned with the brilliant Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper, a true story that reads like the wisest of novels. Dubner embarks on the kind of search that tantalizes every one of us -- the search for a long-forgotten childhood hero -- and in so doing, plumbs the secrets to his own survival.<P>When he was a boy, Dubner developed a fierce attachment to a football player, Franco Harris, the famed and mysterious running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers. When Dubners father died, this attachment became an obsession. He dreamed of his hero every night; he signed his school papers Franco Dubner. Though they never met, it was Franco Harris who shepherded Dubner through a fatherless boyhood.<P>Fast-forward twenty years. Dubner, by now an accomplished writer, happens to catch sight of Harris, now a businessman, on a magazine cover. His long-dormant o

Author: Stephen J Dubner

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: William Morrow

Publication Date: 2003-01-21

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