You Gotta Play Hurt

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Pocket Books, Jan 1, 1993 - Fiction - 400 pages
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With his uniquely American novel Semi-Tough, Dan Jenkins earned national praise--and laughter that still resounds. This non-stop, hilarious novel reaffirms Jenkins' reputation as "a national treasure" (Houston Post) as it chronicles one year in the life of irreverent sportswriter Jim Tom Pinch.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Bawdy, bitter, very funny, and as absolutely tasteless as its subject matter: Jenkins's farewell salute to big-time sportswriting is a tell-all novel that deflates the hype around each and every event ... Read full review

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User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Jim Tom Pinch gets center stage this time, in a humorous (and possibly libelous) look at sports writing. Jim Tom writes for a weekly sports magazine that is not SI. We learn about the upper echelons ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Dan Jenkins is the author of several novels and nonfiction books, including Rude Behavior, Semi-Tough, and Fairways and Greens. He is the sponsor of his own charity golf tournament, The Dan Jenkins Goat Hills Partnership, which attracts players from around the world. His column in "Golf Digest" remains its most popular feature. Jenkins divides his time between Fort Worth, Texas, and New York City.

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