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The Downhill Lie
The Downhill Lie
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Bestselling author Carl Hiaasen gives us a hilarious and compelling account of his return to the fairways after a thirty-twoyear absence. Carl Hiaasen wisely quit golfing in 1973. But some ambitions refuse to die, and as the years passed and the memories of slices and hooks faded, it dawned on Carl that there might be one thing in life he could ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780307280459
ISBN-10: 0307280454
Publication Date: 5/5/2009
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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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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pianist avatar reviewed The Downhill Lie on + 9 more book reviews
Well written book with accurate insights about golf for the reader's identification with the game. I do not play golf except online and yet I find watching and reading about golf a fascinating and intriguing subject. Hiaasen says the game has to do with the ego. Sure enough. LJohnson.
marieannette avatar reviewed The Downhill Lie on + 12 more book reviews
A good read, especially for Hiaasen fans who will the often sardonic humor. golfers will recognize his pain!


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