SCRATCH GOLFER is a laugh-out-loud comic novel about office politics, business as not-so-usual, and the weekend golfer's desire
to shoot a round of par golf before his funeral.
Which, at this rate, are all going to be on the same day.
Meet Webster Daniels,
upper middle management, more than middle-aged husband and fair-to-middling golfer. Actually, Web is a not-so-good golfer. His predictable mid-eighties round has crept into triple digits. He'd give just about anything to win a few Sunday bets, but as long as he's negotiating with the supernatural,
is it asking too much to shoot par? Just once?
Meet Richards Thomas III,
Web's co-worker turned competitor. He's a tanned, handsome and charming devil of a man.
He's got his eyes on the same prize as Web - a $20 million account for the hottest name in golf equipment.
Meet Cyan Hyde,
a copywriter as creative as she is cute, who sports lots of leather and not a few chains. With an entire art department salivating over her, why is she coming on to the slightly doughy and more-than-slightly balding Webster?
Meet Aristotle Mann,
golf instructor with the looks and manners of a televangelist. He can massage equal amounts of Harvey Pinick, Bhudda and the Bible into a lesson.
And he'll really help your game, even though his methods and equipment are weird as hell.
"Thompson's droll riffs on golf, suburban living, and ad agency chicanery make this a laugh-a-minute page-turner."
- Rick Detorie, cartoonist for 'One Big Happy'
The Mainland Press
by Wille Thompson
Finally, meet Wille Thompson (author),
who has toiled in the boiler rooms of several advertising agencies in New York and North Carolina as an art director, creative director and copywriter.
He is the author of several books that you haven't read unless you happen to work on elevators or data communications networks.
If The New York Times had a best-seller list for these topics, he'd be the Stephen King of Cat5e cable and the Tom Clancy of traveling cable installation.
He is a frequent contributor at Comics Curmudgeon (www.joshreads.com) where his riffs on comic strips and his song parodies inspire a small but rabid following.
He likes playing golf and only wishes the sport would return the compliment.
Raised in the curiously-named town of Horseheads, NY, he resides near Hickory, NC with his wife, son, and too many cats.
212 Pages. Hardcover.
List price $21.95
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