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Dan Jenkins

Alan Leech

Dan Jenkins

a biography : his life and times in Cardiganshire and Carmarthenshire

by Alan Leech

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Published by Y Lolfa in Talybont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan Leech
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6019.E43 D36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25251280M
    ISBN 101847713165
    ISBN 109781847713162
    LC Control Number2011489076
    OCLC/WorldCa738404754

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      DAN JENKINS is the author of nine previous novels, including Semi-Tough, Dead Solid Perfect, Baja Oklahoma, Rude Behavior, and, most recently, The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up has also published seven books of nonfiction, most notably Fairways and Greens and The Dogged Victims of Inexorable Fate and writes an enduringly popular monthly column for Golf Digest/5(2).   ORLANDO, Fla. — Dan Jenkins, a self-proclaimed typewriter junkie who covered more Masters Tournaments than anyone, always cut to the heart of the matter. When Jack Nicklaus won the Masters at Jenkins wrote: “If you want to put golf back on the front pages again and you don’t have a Bobby Jones or a Francis Ouimet handy, here’s what you do: You send an aging Jack .

      When one reads a book by Dan Jenkins, one does not look for any comparison to Dostoyevsky or Cervantes - one looks for sheer entertainment and hilarity. This book didn't disappoint me - Jenkins' Jack Brannon is a solid character with a notebook full of funny lines to use in any situation and his coverage of the women's pro golf tour gives him a /5(5). Online library for easy reading any ebook for free anywhere right on the internet. Listen to books in audio format.


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Jenkins at the Majors: Sixty Years of the World's Best Golf Writing, from Hogan to Tiger. Dan Jenkins $ - $   Dan Jenkins gained fame with books like “Semi-Tough” and “Baja Oklahoma” and gained much notoriety for writing about sports for Playboy Magazine.

He’s one of Author: Dr. Manuel Flores. Order of Dan Jenkins Books Dan Jenkins is an American author and a sportswriter for Sports Illustrated, among many other publications. Inhe retired from Sports Illustrated in order to focus on writing books. He has received lifetime achievement awards from PEN/ESPN (for Literary Sports Writing) and the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Dan Jenkins, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN In his 11th book, Jenkins (Semi-Tough) collects his magazine articles, syndicated columns and a few original essays in a. Dan Jenkins is the author of ten novels, including Semi-Tough, Dead Solid Perfect, The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist, and Slim and None.

He has also published seven books of nonfiction, most notably Fairways and Greens and The Dogged Victims of Inexorable Fate and writes an enduringly popular monthly column for Golf Digest.4/5(67). "Dan Jenkins is a comic genius."--Don Imus Made into a hilarious and timeless film starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, and Jill Clayburgh, and recently named number seven on Sports Illustrated's Top Sports Books of All Time, Semi-Tough is Dan Jenkins's masterpiece and considered by many to be the funniest sports book ever written.

The novel follows the outsize adventures of Billy. DAN JENKINS and BUD SHRAKE, lifelong friends from Fort Worth, Texas, made their names known through journalism and sports writing.

Collectively they wrote over forty books. Jenkins currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas where he writes and covers golf.

Shrake lived and wrote in Austin, Texas, until his death in Brand: Texas Christian University Press. Dan Jenkins was a great sportswriter for many years, mainly known for his work with Sports Illustrated. He was also a novelist, and wrote two famous works about sports--Semi-Tough, about football, and Dead Solid Perfect, about golf.

He wrote several others, including Baja Oklahoma, which is about a group of people in Fort Worth, Texas/5. Sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote for Sports Illustrated when he wrote this book about pro football.

This is a fictional account of a wide receiver and a running back who womanize, drink, and party in the days leading up to the Super Bowl.

The jokes are dated and probably weren't funny /5. 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 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 history4/5. Dan Jenkins, a sportswriter whose rollicking irreverence enlivened Sports Illustrated’s pages for nearly 25 years and animated several novels, including “Semi-Tough,” a sendup of the.

Stick a Fork in Me is another wonderful book by Dan Jenkins, especially this day and age of constant political correctness. This time the book is about an Athletic Director on the eve of his retirement as he recounts all that he has had to endure dealing with the sports programs at a 4/4(67).

Dan Jenkins is an award-winning sportswriters and a bestselling novelist. After 15 years of writing for newspapers in Fort Worth and Dallas, he became nationally known for his stories in Sports Illustrated for more than a quarter century, and since then for his articles in Golf : Gallery Books.

Dan Jenkins is the senior writer at large for Golf Digest and a best-selling book author. He tries to keep Ben Hogan out of everything as best he can, but often fails. Dan Jenkins, a legendary sportswriter and Texas icon who wrote 23 books, including the runaway bestseller Semi-Tough, died Thursday.

He was Born in Author: Michael Granberry. Dan Jenkins' second best-known novel, Baja Oklahoma, features protagonist Juanita Hutchins, who can cuss and politically commentate with the best of Jenkins' male protagonists.

Still convincingly female, though in no way dumb and girly, fortyish Juanita serves drinks to the colorful crew patronizing Herb's Cafe in South Fort Worth, worries herself sick over a hot-to-trot daughter proving too 5/5(1).

From Dan Jenkins—one ofAmerica’s most respected andacclaimed sportswriters and author of the bestselling novels Semi-Tough and Dead Solid Perfect —comes a colorful, sentimental, hilarious,and cantankerous memoir abouthis lifelong journey through theworld of sports.

“Sometimes, I envy my own childhood,” says Dan Jenkins/5. Dan Jenkins is the author of several novels and nonfiction books, including Rude Behavior, Semi-Tough, and Fairways and is the sponsor of his own charity golf tournament, The Dan Jenkins Goat Hills Partnership, which attracts players from around the :   Stick a Fork in Me: A Novel by Dan Jenkins.

An no-holds-barred tour of the world of big-time college sports through the eyes of former football coach and athletic director Pete Wallace.

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"Dan Jenkins is a comic genius." — Don Imus Made into a hilarious and timeless film starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, and Jill Clayburgh, and recently named number seven on Sports Illustrated's Top Sports Books of All Time, Semi-Tough is Dan Jenkins's masterpiece and considered by many to be the funniest sports book ever written.

The novel follows the outsize 4/4(4).RELATED: His Ownself: Dan Jenkins, His initial Best 18 list, he wrote, consisted of six halfbacks and five tight ends, so he decided the holes on his Best 18 had to occupy the same.