Walking with Jack

A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Product Number: EB00157013
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385536363
Publisher: Doubleday
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A long-standing promise from a father to his five-year-old son . . . A poignant diary that chronicles the journey When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his young son, Jack, they made a pact: if one day Jack became good enough to play on a pro golf tour, Don would walk beside him as his caddie. Years later, Jack had developed into a standout college golfer, and Don, at the age of fifty-eight, left the comfort of his Maine home and moved to St. Andrews, Scotland, to learn from the best caddies in the world. He worked loops on famed courses like the Old Course and Kingsbarns, fought his way onto the rotation as a full-time caddie, and recorded the fascinating stories of golfers from every station in life. All the while, he lived like a monk and sent his earnings back home. A world away, Jack endured his own arduous trials, rising through the ranks and battling within the college golf system. At times, the question for the teenage athlete wasn't how to continue . . . but whether to continue at all. Finally, Don and Jack approached the moment when they would reunite-and not only tackle an extraordinarily high level of golf competition but also confront the challenges of a father-son relationship that had inevitably changed since the days when their journey began. Walking with Jack is a truly compelling golf story and a one-of-a-kind narrative that makes you appreciate the lengths to which a father will go to support his son.

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Author(s): Don J. Snyder
Original Publish Date: May 14, 2013

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Author(s): Don J. Snyder
Narrator(s): Graham Rowat
Product Number C02318
Released: Sep 11, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470341732
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Author(s): Don J. Snyder
Narrator(s): Graham Rowat
Product Number Z06174
Released: Jul 01, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470341749
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Author(s): Don J. Snyder
Narrator(s): Graham Rowat
Product Number MP1022
Released: Sep 20, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470367350

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