The Greatest Game Ever Played

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Audiobook CD - 2015
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Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the greatest match their sport had ever known. A young Massachusetts native, Francis was only three years removed from his youthful career as a lowly caddie. Harry was twice his age, the greatest British champion in history, and innovator of the modern grip and swing. Through exacting hard work, perseverance, and determination, Harry Vardon had escaped a hopeless life of poverty; the unknown Ouimet dared to dream of following in his hero's footsteps. When the two men finally came together in their legendary battle at the 1913 US Open, its heart-stopping climax gave rise to the sport of golf as we know it today. Weaving the stories of Ouimet and Vardon as his narrative, Mark Frost creates a uniquely involving, intimate epic that is equal parts sports biography, sweeping social history, and emotional human drama. The Greatest Game Ever Played is a must-listen for millions of sports and history fans-and all who have ever dared to reach for their dreams.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9781504658584
1504658582
9781504658607
1504658604
Branch Call Number: CDT 796.352 FROST
Characteristics: 14 audio discs (17 hr., 7 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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audio file,CD audio,rda
Additional Contributors: Dean, Robertson - Narrator

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