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The Caddie
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The Caddie A Novel J. Michael Veron A poignant novel of a young and struggling PGA golfer and his caddie, from the author of the critically acclaimed The Greatest Player Who Never Lived he caddie occupies a unique position in sports. He is a coach who doesn't have to stay on the sidelines, a psychol--ogist who doesn't have a couch, and a fan who doesn't have to buy a ticket. In Bobby Reeves's case, the caddie is also a bail bondsman, a mysterious sage, and a savior who resurrects his game-and life-in most unexpected ways. From a jail cell in Baton Rouge to the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, the gifted but troubled golfer and his caddie travel a remarkable path to great courses and redemption. Praise for The Greatest Player Who Never Lived: '[Veron is] Golf's Literary Rookie of the Year.' -The New York Times 'Solid as a shot that nestles up to the cup from a 3-wood distance. Takes the reader back to a time and place that shaped the game-a golf whodunit, southern style.' -San Francisco Chronicle 'It is dual parts John Grisham and John Feinstein, a legal mystery with a golf backbone.' -Seattle Post-Intelligencer J. MICHAEL VERON graduated from Tulane University and Harvard Law School, and has served as a USGA Committee Member since 1986. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana and is the author of two previous novels. Fiction 0-312-32561-4 $23.95 $33.95 Canadian 51/2" x 81/4" / 304 pages Thomas Dunne Books May
Genre: Sports
Published: May 2004
Publisher: St Martins Pr
ISBN13: 9780312325619
ISBN10: 0312325614
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