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True Genius: George Best

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by Tim Rich

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True Genius: George Best

Remember me for the football was George Best’s last wish before his untimely death, aged just 59. 

True Genius is the definitive family-backed account of his remarkable career published to coincide with what would have been his 75th birthday. The games, the goals, the glory. This is the untold story.

Written by celebrated Manchester United author Wayne Barton, this biography goes into unparalleled depth to tell the complete story for the first time of how the lad from Cregagh, Northern Ireland, became the game’s first superstar. Barton has trawled the archives and spoken to a host of former team-mates, managers, friends and close family to tell his story.

While there have been many books on George Best, with a foreword by the Best family and supplemented with rare images from the Daily Mirror archives this is the ultimate portrait of a pure football genius.

About the Author

With numerous published books many of those about Manchester United author, ghostwriter and producer Wayne Barton has been described as the leading writer on the club by the Independent and as the ‘pre-eminent writer on Manchester United’ by former club chairman Martin Edwards.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm

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