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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95
From Dan Jenkins?one of America?s most respected and acclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect ?comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious, and cantankerous memoir about his lifelong journey through the world of sports. ?Sometimes, I envy my own childhood,? says Dan Jenkins. Many can... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00
The best golf writer on the planet returns with his funniest book ever. Dan Jenkins virtually invented the golf novel with Dead Solid Perfect , his rollicking account of the life and times of touring pro Kenny Lee Puckett. After thirty years of waiting for the follow-up, Jenkins returns to the world of big-time golf in The Money-Whipped Steer-Job... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Jack Brannon, a golf writer in his forties who has been bunkered more than once in the marriage game, covers the sport for a big-time magazine. Bored with the PGA, he decides to check out ?the Lolitas,? on the LPGA Tour. Jack chooses as a magazine subject Ginger Clayton, a fiery eighteen-year old whose killer looks and killer game make her the kind... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
Introduced in Dan Jenkins?s previous uproarious novel of the pro golf tour, The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist , Bobby Joe Grooves is now forty-four and still without a win in a major championship. A student of golf lore, Bobby Joe is well aware that only a small group of stars have ever won a major at his age or older, and among... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Legendary sports writer Dan Jenkins delivers a golf history lesson that is unrivaled in its scope and style. In this seminal collection, Dan Jenkins has selected the funniest and most riveting stories from his epic career as a writer for Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest , where his wry reportage of golf?s most thrilling finishes, historic moments,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
The legendary golf novel, rereleased in a special edition with a new foreword by the author. Don Imus said it best: "Dan Jenkins is a comic genius." And nowhere is that genius more evident than in Dead Solid Perfect , his uproarious 1974 novel about life on the PGA Tour. To some, Kenny Lee Puckett, the star of Jenkins's ribald saga, is a more important... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
"Tell me about plumbing, fine. Tell me about carpentry, terrace gardening, the timer on VCRs. Go ahead and explain cellophane. Tell me about all of these things, but don't try to tell me about golf, okay? Golf I know."--Dan Jenkins After four decades of covering golf-not to mention "playing scratch from the blues and gambling for my own money... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Among the provocative social phenomena of our time, few have caught the public fancy as profoundly as that quintessentially American species known as Bubba. The conventional notion of Bubba is a Southern redneck who thinks a rented movie and a six-pack are quality entertainment. According to Dan Jenkins, this historical view has been advanced largely... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.50
The good-ole-boy heroes of Dan Jenkins' Semi-Tough and Life Its Ownself are back in this exuberant tale of football and other excesses. Rude Behavior finds Billy Clyde Puckett, former New York Giant football god and later television announcer, as general manager and part-owner of a new NFL team, the West Texas Tornadoes. His old drinking partner-in-crime... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Was there ever a year in golf like 1960? It was the year that the sport and its vivid personalities exploded on the consciousness of the nation, when the past, present, and future of the sport collided. Here was Arnold Palmer, the workingman's hero, "sweating, chain-smoking, shirt-tail flying"; Ben Hogan, the greatest player of the fifties,... more...