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Golf Dreams

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ISBN 100449912698
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Sep 06,  · 'Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.'As an earnest golfer for over forty years, John Updike wrote frequently about the game.

In Golf Dreams, Updike directs his inimitable style, his humour and shrewd insights towards a sport that, in turns, enthralled and infuriated him.

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Golf Dreams collects the most memorable of his golf pieces, high-spirited evidence of his learning, playing, and living for the game.

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"Golf," wrote Updike in a essay, "inspires as much verbiage as astrology." In this collection, it soon becomes clear that few other things have nourished the author's work more than his nearly year-long relationship with golf.

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