Missing Links

Missing Links

Book - 1996
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Missing Linksis the story of four middle class buddies who live outside of Boston and for years have been 1) utterly obsessed with golf and 2) a regular foursome at Ponkaquoque Municipal Course and Deli, not so fondly known as Ponky, the single worst golf course in America. Just adjacent to these municipal links lies the Mayflower Country Club, the most exclusive private course in all of Boston and a major needle in their collective sides. Frustrated by the Mayflower's finely manicured greens and snooty members, three of Ponky's finest and most courageous--Two Down, Dannie, and Stick--set up a bet: $1,000.00 apiece, and the first man to somehow finagle his way on to the Mayflower course takes all. Lying, cheating, and forgery are encouraged, to put it mildly, and with the constant heckling and rare aid of Chunkin' Charlie, Hoover, and Bluto--a few more of Ponky's elite--the games begin. One of the three will eventually play the Mayflower's course, but their friendships--and everything else--will change as various truths unravel and the old Ponky starts looking like the home they never should have left. Missing Linksis a tremendously funny and fun-spirited novel about the smaller pleasures in life, and the perfect gift for anyone who is even remotely in love with the game of golf.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Doubleday, c1996.
ISBN: 9780385474436
0385474431
Branch Call Number: FIC Reill 3701ma 1
Characteristics: 278 p.

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JimmyNewtron Mar 19, 2013

Quite possibly the funniest book on tape ever. Had to repeatedly pull over while driving because I was laughing so hard I couldn't see for the tears. Rick is hilarious; check out all his stuff

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