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The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport

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Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on Carl that there might be one thing in life he could do better in middle age than he could as a youth. So gradually he ventured back to the rolling, frustrating green hills of the golf course, where he ultimately—and foolishly—agreed to compete in a country-club tournament against players who can actually hit the ball. Filled with harrowing divots, deadly doglegs, and excruciating sandtraps, The Downhill Lie is a hilarious chronicle of mis-adventure that will have you rolling with laughter.

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horrorstories, September 30, 2012 (view all comments by horrorstories)
This book is hilarious, I like Hiaasen just returned to the game of golf, and I shouldve stayed away. My handicap is worse than Carl's , its funny, I'd love to golf as good as he does and play the courses he does but yet he is so upset with how he plays. Don't read this book with your sleeping spouse next to you if they are a light sleeper because this is a laugh out loud book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307280459
Author:
Hiaasen, Carl
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
Golf - General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Golf
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Golf
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.27 x .68 in .535 lb

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