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Dead Solid Perfect by Dan Jenkins

Dead Solid Perfect

by Dan Jenkins

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Big fan of Dan Jenkins. Loved Semi-Tough and Life It's Ownself. But this fell surprisingly flat for me, seeming like an outline for a great book more than an actual book. It didn't have the detail, the rich descriptions, the hilarious characters or the tone of his earlier works. I never really liked Kenny Lee Puckett, the hero of the book, or saw much reason to root for him. And while I'm not a sports fan, his football books brought across the passion for the game in a way I could understand, but I didn't get any love of golf out of this. Just commentary on tournaments and players. ( )
  cabridges | Apr 11, 2009 |
life on tour, Jenkins at his wittiest ( )
  MikeD | Nov 25, 2005 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385498853, Paperback)

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.

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