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Shanks for Nothing

by Rick Reilly

Shanks for Nothing by Rick Reilly
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  • Published in USA  May 2006
    272 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Life is going pretty well for Raymond "Stick" Hart. He's happily married to the former Ponkaquogue Municipal Golf Club assistant pro, the beauteous Cajun firecracker Dannie, raising his rambunctious son, Charlie, and getting by writing smart-mouthed greeting cards for fifty bucks a pop..... Then, one disaster of a day, Stick's world does a ten-car pile-up..... Luckily, Stick has a solution to all his problems. He'll qualify for the British Open.

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"Crude and goofy but ultimately sweet." - Kirkus.
"No one (except perhaps Dan Jenkins in his prime) does the comic golf novel better than Reilly, and if he loads a few too many subplots into this one, who's counting?" - Booklist.

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