The Caddie

J. Michael Veron

Thomas Dunne Books

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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 The 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.

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Stealing is against the law in Louisiana, unless you happen to be a politician. Since I didn't qualify for that exemption, the authorities in Baton Rouge understandably took a dim view of my taking $602 from the cash register at the driving range where I worked.

I wish I could tell you what made me do it, especially since the money belonged to one of my best friends, a guy named Emile Boudreau. If I deserved to be in jail for stealing, I deserved to be under it for stealing from Boo.

That's what everyone called him when we played together on the golf team at LSU.

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J. Michael Veron

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.

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The Caddie
J. Michael Veron

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
September 2013
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ISBN: 9781466853041
ISBN10: 1466853042
304 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
June 2005
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312325626
ISBN10: 0312325622
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages
$18.99
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