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Dead Solid Perfect

Jenkins, Dan

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ISBN 10: 0689106203 / ISBN 13: 9780689106200
Published by Atheneum Books, 1974
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. 234 p. Audience: General/trade. Signed by author on front endpaper, next to former owner gift inscrition dated 1974. A bit cocked, fraying to jacket at spine head, else very good. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0008012

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Title: Dead Solid Perfect

Publisher: Atheneum Books

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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A moderately successful professional golfer attempts to handle the pressures of being a front-runner in a championship tournament

From the Back Cover:

"Dan Jenkins is a comic genius."
--Don Imus

Praise for Dead Solid Perfect:

"This is vintage Jenkins--profane, outrageous, and sharp-eyed in its parody of the overblown world of big-time golf. It is also distinguished by a climactic golf match that may be the funniest scene he's ever written."

"Dan Jenkins is the nearest thing to Ring Lardner this generation has ever seen. No one has captured the essential lunacy of the twentieth-century sports (and TV) scene as accurately and hilariously as this."
--Los Angeles Times

"Jenkins is hilarious, providing more laughs per page than any other writer in the 'bidness.'"

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