Dead Solid Perfect by Dan Jenkins

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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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About Dan Jenkins

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DAN JENKINS is the author of best-selling novels, non-fiction, and newspaper and magazine pieces. A native of Fort Worth and a TCU graduate, Jenkins was a nationally acclaimed senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He currently writes a column for Golf Digest and is official historian for the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
Published March 16, 2010 by Anchor. 256 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Golf is probably some kind of a mental disorder like gambling or women or politics."" That's the considered opinion of Kenny Lee Puckett, a thrice-married, 34-year-old touring golf pro who's spiritually akin to — as well as the cussin' cousin of — his Semi-Tough gridiron nephew Billy ...

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