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The sporting club

Author: Thomas McGuane
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Series: Vintage contemporaries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage contemporaries edView all editions and formats
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"When James Quinn and Vernor Stanton reunite at the scene of many a carefree childhood summer, Stanton marks the occasion by shooting his friend in the heart. The good news is that the bullet is made of wax. The bad news is that the Mephistophelian Stanton wants Quinn to help him wreak havoc upon this genteel enclave of weekend sportsmen: 'May I predict that this is not going to be the usual, boring, phlegmatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sports stories
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas McGuane
ISBN: 0679752900 9780679752905
OCLC Number: 32926207
Description: 220 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage contemporaries.
Responsibility: Thomas McGuane.
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"When James Quinn and Vernor Stanton reunite at the scene of many a carefree childhood summer, Stanton marks the occasion by shooting his friend in the heart. The good news is that the bullet is made of wax. The bad news is that the Mephistophelian Stanton wants Quinn to help him wreak havoc upon this genteel enclave of weekend sportsmen: 'May I predict that this is not going to be the usual, boring, phlegmatic summer?'"--Page 4 of cover.

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