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Slim and None

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Introduced in Dan Jenkins’s previous uproarious novel of the pro golf tour, The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist, Bobby Joe Grooves is now forty-four and still without a win in a major championship. A student of golf lore, Bobby Joe is well aware that only a small group of stars have ever won a major at his age or older, and among them are such immortals a ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Anchor (first published 2005)
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Ted
Aug 08, 2016 Ted rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book should be read only in a "man cave." Filled with crazy, zany, frat-boy, sports-talk language, I laughed out loud all the way through. But, Jenkins is hardly politically correct; so much so that this book would now be banned at Yale (given today's politically correct sensibilities). If you liked Jenkins' earlier work a couple of decades ago, "Semi-Tough" (the book or the movie with Burt Reynolds), you will be entertained. Golfers will enjoy a history of the four major tournaments and th ...more
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Jul 26, 2008 Jim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The history go the PGA wrapped in an infatuation with an adorable shapely and the "Best In Show" insanity of the pro sports world, all told with the Jenkins flair for snarky humor. Now you DO have to be at least mildly interested in golf to get through this, but Jenkins is so much fun to read even anti-golfers may be able to handle it.
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Apr 13, 2012 Phil rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I wasn't sure when reading the first couple pages, but I got into it and really enjoyed this book! Highly Recommended!
Roger Anderson
Typical Dan Jenkins effort. the humor was pretty heavy handed at times but the descriptions of the golf courses and shots made it worth while reading the book.
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Dan Jenkins is an American author and sportswriter, most notably for Sports Illustrated.

Jenkins was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, where he attended R .L. Paschal High School and Texas Christian University (TCU), where he played on the varsity golf team. Jenkins has worked for many publications including the Fort Worth Press, Dallas Times Herald, Playboy, and Sports Illustrated. In 1985 he
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