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  • Dead Solid Perfect | Dan Jenkins

    Dead Solid Perfect

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By Jeffrey Brick
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    Popular novelist Dan Jenkins is well known in the golf world for his column in Golf Digest. A modern classic among 20th-century sports novels, Dead Solid Perfect is Jenkins' hilarious send-up of professional golfers and the often ludicrous reality of life on the tour.

    Donna says: "An all time classic!"
  • Unplayable Lies: The Only Golf Book You'll Ever Need | Dan Jenkins

    Unplayable Lies: The Only Golf Book You'll Ever Need

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By J. P. Guimont
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    Dan Jenkins virtually invented the golf novel with Dead Solid Perfect, his rollicking account of the life and times of touring pro Kenny Lee Puckett. For the first time ever, Dan Jenkins’ best Golf Digest pieces have been collected together with over 20 all-new essays for the next generation of golfers. Often biting, usually cranky, always hilarious and surprising, this is Dan Jenkins at his best.

    Craig Black says: "Bummed"
  • His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir | Dan Jenkins

    His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By Henry Strozier
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    The colorful, sentimental, funny, affectionate, cantankerous memoir by the most colorful, funniest, most cantankerous-- and probably the most revered-- sportswriter of the last fifty years. Dan Jenkins is accepted as one of the greatest (if not the greatest) golf writer of all time, wrote beloved bestselling novels and abused more corporate expense accounts than anyone who ever lived. It's a touching, laugh-out-loud tribute to the romanticism of old-time sportswriting-- and the glory days of sports.

  • Semi-Tough | Dan Jenkins

    Semi-Tough

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By L. J. Ganser
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    Seventh on Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time, Dan Jenkins' Semi-Tough is a raucous, politically incorrect football spoof starring New York Giants' redneck star Billy Clyde Puckett. As Puckett records the outrageous buildup to his team's Super Bowl clash with cross-town rivals the Jets, his best friend's voluptuous main squeeze puts some knee-buckling moves on him that he finds difficult to dodge.

    Stephen Powell says: "Great book almost ruined by narrator"
  • Rude Behavior | Dan Jenkins

    Rude Behavior

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By L. J. Ganser
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    Dan Jenkins' uproarious comedic novels deliver barrels of belly laughs. Former football star Billy Clyde Puckett's raunchy humor and obsession with the game collide head first when he founds his own NFL expansion team in West Texas.

    A User says: "Funny, it's not....."
  • Fast Copy | Dan Jenkins

    Fast Copy

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By Richard Poe
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    In 1935 Betsy Throckmorton’s father lures her from a New York job with Time magazine back to Claybelle, Texas, with the promise that she can be the editor of his Claybelle Standard-Times. Betsy brings along her husband, Ted Winton, an easterner and Yale graduate to whom she is constantly explaining Texas. Ted will run Ben Throckmorton’s radio station, KVAT, where Booty and Them Others sing in rivalry with the better known WBAP Light Crust Doughboys. Betsy is a serious journalist though, and she sets out to change the paper....

  • The Franchise Babe | Dan Jenkins

    The Franchise Babe

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By L. J. Ganser
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    Iconic humorist Dan Jenkins bring his matchless sense of hilarity to this riotous send-up of professional golf. Forty-something sportswriter Jack Brannon is bored to tears with the men's tour. So he decides to check out Ginger Clayton, the hot, new franchise babe on the ladies' links. Things get interesting in a hurry, as it becomes clear somebody wants the gorgeous superstar disqualified for good.

  • The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist | Dan Jenkins

    The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By L. J. Ganser
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    Legendary golf writer Dan Jenkins’s latest has been praised as “catnip for golf lovers” by Publishers Weekly. He delights with this hilarious sporting spoof of the PGA tour. Golf pro Bobby Joe Grooves is on a mission to qualify for the Ryder Cup team, but first he has to contend with his rival Knut Thorssun: “Knut the Nuke.”

  • Slim and None | Dan Jenkins

    Slim and None

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By LJ Ganser
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    Dan Jenkins, sports novelist and writer for Golf Digest, continues the story of Bobby Joe Grooves in Slim and None.

    The aging pro-golfer is now 44, and he just has to win a major this time around. Since the days when golfing was done with a shepherd's crook, only seven men have won a major after the age of 44. Bobby Joe figures his chances are slim and none.

  • Bubba Talks: Of Life, Love, and Other Matters that Occasionally Concern Human Beings | Dan Jenkins

    Bubba Talks: Of Life, Love, and Other Matters that Occasionally Concern Human Beings

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 49 mins)
    • By Dan Jenkins
    • Narrated By James Jenner
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    One of America's most acclaimed sportswriters, Dan Jenkins has won countless fans with his bawdy sense of humor. Bubba Talks is a series of reflections from the quintessential American redneck - a lover of hot ladies, football, cheeseburgers, and Firebirds.

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