Bill Buford's The Firm

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Bill Buford talks about what he has seen happening within the soccer crowds in England. He is unhappy with the repeated violence, and tired of the burden he feels he’s carrying. He dislikes the violent actions of ‘The Firm’, and wants to go home to New York. I however, have just finished work as a bouncer for a nightclub. The regulars there pretend to be superstars, which infuriates me. It’s raining heavily, making me sadder than usual. Riding my motorbike to a rival nightclub in Surfers Paradise, I park down the road. Talking to one of the bouncers, I enquire about job vacancies. A few minutes later I see something that shocks me. A drunk young man bleeding from his head! Another man comes out soon after, held by security guards in a vice-like

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