Author Carl Hiaasen discusses golf, nerves and the shanks
The biggest surprise in reading Carl Hiaasen's nonfiction book on golf? Discovering that the author of 11 comical, satirical thrillers is actually a self-professed uptight loner who struggles having fun anywhere -- especially on the links.
Nevertheless, there are plenty of laughs in "The Downhill Lie," Hiassen's account of his return to golf after a 32-year hiatus. Part journal, part commentary and part reporter's notebook, the book covers nearly two years in which Hiassen attempts ...
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