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Edwin Shrake


USA flag (1931 - 2009)

aka Bud Shrake

Edwin A. (Bud) Shrake, Jr. was an American journalist, sportswriter, novelist, biographer and screenwriter. He co-wrote a series of golfing advice books with legendary golf coach Harvey Penick, including Harvey Penick's Little Red Book, a golf guide that became the best-selling sports book in publishing history. Called a "lion of Texas letters" by the Austin American-Statesman, Shrake was a member of the Texas Film Hall of Fame, received the Lon Tinkle lifetime achievement award from the Texas Institute of Letters and the Texas Book Festival Bookend Award.
 
Novels
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Collections
Land of the Permanent Wave (2008) (as by Bud Shrake)
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Non fiction
Willie (1988) (as by Bud Shrake)
I Didn't Come Here and I Ain't Leaving (1989) (as by Bud Shrake)
The Bootlegger's Boy (1990) (as by Bud Shrake)
Harvey Penick's Little Red Book (1992) (as by Bud Shrake)
Little Red Golf Book (1993) (as by Bud Shrake)
Harvey Penick's Little Blue Golf Book (1995) (as by Bud Shrake)
The Wisdom of Harvey Penick (1997)
The Game for a Lifetime (1999) (as by Bud Shrake)
If You Can Play Golf, You're My Friend (1999) (as by Bud Shrake)
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