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Walking with Jack

(2013)
A non fiction book by

 
 
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.



Used availability for Don J Snyder's Walking with Jack

Hardback Editions

May 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Author(s): Don J Snyder
ISBN: 0-385-53635-6 / 978-0-385-53635-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Author(s): Don J Snyder
ISBN: 0-307-95112-X / 978-0-307-95112-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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Audio Editions

2013 : USA Audio CD

Title: Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Author(s): Don J Snyder
ISBN: 1-4703-4173-5 / 978-1-4703-4173-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie
Author(s): Don J Snyder
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU