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The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport
The Downhill Lie A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Ever wonder how to retrieve a sunken golf cart from a snake-infested lake? Or which club in your bag is best suited for combat against a horde of rats? If these and other sporting questions are gnawing at you, The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen’s hilarious confessional about returning to the fairways after a thirty-two-year absence, is ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780307266538
ISBN-10: 0307266532
Publication Date: 5/6/2008
Pages: 224
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2.9 stars, based on 18 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I did not find this book to be any where as funny as Hiaasen's novels. If fact, most of the time it was the dry facts of a guy playing golf. Bit of a snore.
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Thinking of getting into golf? back into golf? or need a sense of perspective for your frustrations? I just laughed my head off going down the highway listening to the agonies that I will never enjoy. Here we are in Myrtle Beach, surrounded by more golf courses than you could shake a stick at, but I'm not allowed in the sun for too long. Maybe that's the problem - golfers stay out in the noonday sun!
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