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Golf dreams : writings on golf

Author: John Updike
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author brings together his writings--culled from "The New Yorker," "Golf Digest," and his fiction--on the wonderful world of golf, sharing thoughts on the game, good and bad golf, the golfing mystique, fellow players, and technical niceties.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Updike, John.
Golf dreams.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc, 1996
(OCoLC)604821399
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 0679450580 9780679450580 0449225542 9780449225547
OCLC Number: 34077052
Description: xvi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Learning the game. Golf dreams --
Drinking from a cup made cinchy --
Tips on a trip --
The pro --
Swing thoughts --
Those three- or four-footers --
The gimme game --
The trouble with a caddie --
Moral exercise. Playing the game. Intercession --
Three rounds with Rabbit Angstrom --
A good round with Tom Marshfield --
The golf-course proprietor --
Golf as a game of the people --
The big bad boom --
The camaraderie of golf : I --
The camaraderie of golf : II --
Farrell's caddie --
Upon winning one's flight in the senior four-ball --
Golfers. Loving the game. The bliss of golf --
Is there life after golf? --
Golf in writing --
U.S. golf --
Television golf --
Memoirs of a marshal --
Women's work --
Is life too short for golf? --
The Yankee golfer --
December golf.
Responsibility: John Updike ; drawings by Paul Szep.
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The author brings together his writings--culled from "The New Yorker," "Golf Digest," and his fiction--on the wonderful world of golf, sharing thoughts on the game, good and bad golf, the golfing mystique, fellow players, and technical niceties.

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