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    Golfing (Pocket Dictionary S.) (Paperback) By (author) Henry Beard, By (author) Roy McKie

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    DescriptionTwo of the funniest books ever published on their respective subjects - SAILING and GOLFING - are back. And better than ever. Repackaged in the irresistibly chunky, compulsively readable small square book format, each is a perfect gift for a new generation of obsessives. GOLFING is even funnier than when it was originally published. Now an avid golfer, Henry Beard brings the same passion for improvement to writing about golf as he does to playing it, and he's both added new definitions and rewritten many others. Like whiff - "Familiar term widely misused to describe particularly fast and powerful style of practice swing intentionally made directly over the ball." A classic, SAILING is "...quite simply the funniest book I have ever read" - William F. Buckley Jr. From ahoy - "The first in a series of four-letter words commonly exchanged by skippers as their boats approach each other" to zephyr - "A warm, pleasant breeze named after the mythical Greed god of wishful thinking, false hopes and unreliable forecasts" - it brings new meaning to the things said at sea.


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    Title
    Golfing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry Beard, By (author) Roy McKie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 113 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 144 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761123705
    ISBN 10: 0761123709
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WHC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSJG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 796.3520207
    B&T General Subject: 460
    B&T Approval Code: A23306000
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    B&T Approval Code: A09302020
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 28
    BISAC V2.8: SPO016000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM013000
    LC classification: GV967.B38
    DC22: 796.35203, 796.352/03
    LC classification: GV967 .B38 2001
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: SFH, XY
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Publisher
    Workman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Workman Publishing
    Publication date
    01 September 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Pitch. Shank. Sweet Spot. And the importance of a perfect lie.INCLUDING: Drive: the shot that comes after the whiff and before the mulliganSand trap: a deep depression filled with sand filled with golfers in a deep depression
    Flap copy
    golfing the art of using a flawed stance, a faulty grip, and an ugly swing to hit a small ball badly toward the wrong hole.