The Caddie

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The Caddie

By J. Michael Veron

Thomas Dunne Books, Hardcover, 9780312325619, 304pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2005

J. Michael Veron is the acclaimed author of "The Greatest Player Who Never Lived" and "The Greatest Course That Never Was." His work has earned him the title of "master of fiction" from "USA Today" has called him "The John Grisham of Golf." In addition, "The New York Times "hailed "The Greatest Player" as "Golf's Literary Rookie of the Year," and the "Seattle Times" ranked "The Greatest Player" as second on its all-time list of "Five Wonderful Golf Books." At one time, "The Greatest Player" and T"he Greatest Course" were the first and third best-selling sports fiction in the country.
Now, J. Michael Veron returns with his most intriguing work yet....
The caddie occupies the most unique position in all of sports. He is a coach who doesn't have to stay on the sidelines, a waterboy who doesn't have to wait for timeouts, a psychologist who doesn't have a couch, and a fan who doesn't have to buy a ticket.
In Bobby Reeves' case, he's also a bail bondsman, not to mention a savior who will attempt to help him resurrects his game - and his life - in most unexpected ways. From a jail cell in Baton Rouge to the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, the gifted but troubled golfer and his mysterious caddie travel a remarkable path to great courses and to redemption.
With his trademark style and golf expertise, J. Michael Veron has once again crafted a remarkable golf story.

About the Author
J. Michael Veron graduated from Tulane University and Harvard Law School and has served as a USGA Committee Member since 1986. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana and is the author of two previous novels.