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You're Still Away: Golfing for Fun, Golfing for All of Us [Hardcover]

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Robert Sullivan's sports writing has appeared in Sports Illustrated, Time, Life, and elsewhere for many years. Now for the first time, all his best and most timeless golf essays are compiled in one book: You're Still Away: Golfing for Fun, Golfing for All of Us.

Sullivan's pieces show him posed as a reporter, an essayist, a humorist, a travel writer, a profiler of famous folk, and a regular golfer, even a duffer. He discusses the role golf plays in father-son relationships with Raymond Floyd, and celebrity golfers from Clint Eastwood to Emeril Lagasse reveal where the game fits in their lives. He tells us about President Clinton and his "mulliganitis"---and what that should have told us about Monica Lewinsky. There are personal pieces and satires and even pathos. Through Sullivan's eyes we see how Chi Chi Rodriguez's special school in Florida helps deeply troubled kids and a profile of young Harry Bane's efforts to soldier on in golf with a cancerous leg. Further, Sullivan's work includes opinion and criticisms of all aspects of golf culture and custom and provides healthy doses of history.

You're Still Away is a love letter to a sport that so many of us enjoy, regardless of skill or lack thereof. Robert Sullivan's ability to illustrate the grand old game and bring it off the page is unmatched.

A publication of Maple Street Press, distributed by Potomac Books, Inc.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.1" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.95 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 1, 2007
Publisher   Pub. by Maple Street Press, Dist. by Potomac Books
ISBN  193418604X  
ISBN13  9781934186046  

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Robert Sullivan is the author of Rats, The Meadowlands, A Whale Hunt, and most recently, The Thoreau You Don't Know. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, New York, A Public Space and Vogue, where he is a contributing editor. He was born in Manhattan and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Robert Sullivan currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York. Robert Sullivan was born in 1963.

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