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Jenkins, Dan

Overview
Works: 101 works in 295 publications in 2 languages and 16,491 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Golf stories  Football stories  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Humor  Miscellanea 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PS3560.E48, 813.54
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Fast copy : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
In 1935, Betsy Throckmorton comes home to Texas with her new husband to take over her dad's newspaper. Her accidental discovery of a Texas Murder Machine leads to an investigation in her home town
Semi-tough by Dan Jenkins( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Commissioned to write a book, a leading player of the New York Giants records the events surrounding the impending Super Bowl game with the New York Jets
Life its ownself : the semi-tougher adventures of Billy Clyde Puckett and them by Dan Jenkins( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 998 libraries worldwide
The tale of Billy Clyde Puckett and his friends as he becomes a network commentator after a knee injury halts his playing career
You gotta play hurt : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Jim Tom, a globe-trotting columnist for a national weekly, finds his life changed romantically and journalistically
Rude behavior : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
The racist, sexist and generally politically incorrect Texas football player, Billy Clyde Puckett, forms a football team of his own and takes them to the Super Bowl. A tongue-in-cheek look at the football industry by the author of Semi-Tough
Baja Oklahoma by Dan Jenkins( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Dan Jenkins' second best-known novel, Baja Oklahoma, features protagonist Juanita Hutchins, who can cuss and politically commentate with the best of Jenkins' male protagonists. Still convincingly female, though in no way dumb and girly, fortyish Juanita serves drinks to the colorful crew patronizing Herb's Cafe in South Fort Worth, dates a fellow middle-ager whose connections with the oil industry are limited to dipstick duty at his filling station, and also hopes to become a singer-songwriter in the real country tradition of Bob Wills and Willie Nelson. Too many of her early songwriting resu
The money-whipped steer-job three-jack give-up artist : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Bobby Joe Grooves is trying hard for a spot on the Ryder Cup team, but he's held back by two ex-wives and a girlfriend; "a completely rational fear of reptiles; tempting but dangerous groupies; and his embarrassing lack of a career major."--Jacket
Dead solid perfect by Dan Jenkins( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
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 figure in the history of golf than Bobby Jones himself. From the Trade Paperback edition
The franchise babe : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Tired of the tedium of the PGA tour, forty-seven-year-old, twice-divorced journalist Jack Brannon, who covers golf for a major sports magazine, decides to turn his attention to the hot new teenagers reviving interest in the LPGA tour, especially gorgeous Ginger Clayton
Slim and none by Dan Jenkins( file )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Since the days when golfing was done with a shepherd's crook, only seven men have one a major after the age of 44. BJ figures his chances are slim and none. Fresh from divorce number three and competing against a prodigy youngster, he knows he's past his prime but wants to be more than an "in other news" in the golf world. Not helping matters is the prodigy's attractive mother, who just might end up being wife number four
Fast copy by Dan Jenkins( file )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
In 1935, Betsy Throckmorton moves back to her hometown of Claybelle, Texas. Her father has promised that she can run his newspaper and that her husband can take over his radio station. Betsy is determined to enlighten the population of Claybelle, vowing that there will be no more stories about how to make peach preserves. But after her husband is killed while investigating a story, Betsy devotes new fervor to uncovering the truth behind his death and delves into the corrupt Texas justice system
The franchise babe by Dan Jenkins( Computer File )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Fortysomething sportswriter Jack Brannon is bored to tears with the men's tour. So he decides to check out Ginger Clayton, the hot, new franchise babe on the ladies' links. Things get interesting in a hurry, as it becomes clear somebody wants the gorgeous superstar disqualified for good
Rude behavior a novel by Dan Jenkins( Computer File )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
The racist, sexist and generally politically incorrect Texas football player, Billy Clyde Puckett, forms a football team of his own and takes them to the Super Bowl. A tongue-in-cheek look at the football industry by the author of Semi-Tough
Slim and none : a novel by Dan Jenkins( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Still without a win in a major championship, golfer Bobby Joe Grooves continues his quest for success, confronting new rivals, including Scott Benson, an arrogant young man with a gorgeous mother who soon captures Bobby Joe's attention
You call it sports, but I say it's a jungle out there by Dan Jenkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
"Classic pieces by one of the most famous sportswriters of all time"--Cover subtitle
Bubba talks of life, love, sex, whiskey, politics, movies, food, foreigners, teenagers, football, and other matters that occasionally concern human beings by Dan Jenkins( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Dan Jenkins work is a series of reflections from the quintessential American redneck--a lover of hot ladies, football, cheeseburgers, and Firebirds
Dead solid perfect by Dan Jenkins( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Kenny Lee Puckett has yet to find game and fortune as a professional golfer, but he keeps swinging, hoping to make a name for himself. One of many fringe players on the tour, Puckett has been no more successful on the marriage circuit. Despite the old adage, the third time isn't the charm, as Puckett seems certain to see another walk down the aisle end up in divorce court. Stil, there's always the promise of the greens, and Puckett is gunning for a U.S. Open title that could turn everything around
Fairways and greens : the best golf writing of Dan Jenkins by Dan Jenkins( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of writings on the game of golf
Jenkins at the Majors : sixty years of the world's best golf writing, from Hogan to Tiger by Dan Jenkins( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Jenkins has selected the best of his original dispatches from the past sixty years
Limo by Dan Jenkins( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Mallory, head of network planning, has a lunatic boss who dreams up an impossible program concept. Mallory struggles to make the deadline in a ribald, chaotic mess
 
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Alternative Names
Jenkins, Dan
Jenkins, Daniel H.
Jenkins, Thomas B.
Jenkins Thomas B. 1929-....
Languages
English (181)
Spanish (2)
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