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In Search of Burningbush

A Story of Golf, Friendship, and the Meaning of Irons
Narrated by: Lloyd James
Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
Categories: Sport, Golf
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Summary

Critically acclaimed In Search of Burningbush is a beautifully written true-life story of an unlikely friendship between two men with nothing in common except a consuming and abiding passion for the links. Michael, a successful young journalist, and Don, a middle-aged card dealer with brittle-bone disease, go to Scotland in search of the mystical course "Burningbush". As Don struggles with his physical challenges, Michael struggles to keep the game, and life, in perspective.
©2003 McGraw-Hill (P)2005 AMI

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"The border between fact and fiction is amusingly vague here, to the enjoyable entertainment of fans of Kingdom, one of the most popular golf novels ever." ( Booklist)

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better than I expected

narrator was fantastic the story touched on friendship and obviously golf with a light reflection on the mystique of shivas irons...

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  • Chris Reed
  • 19-04-18

Waste$

Save your $. A story for person, the author😴
Lost track of storyline and didn’t know who was friends with who.

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  • Joe
  • 26-10-16

Golf good, characters fine, prose overblown and leaves little to the imagination, performance cloying

And there it is. And you say everyone's a critic? For what it's worth, yes, I am that.

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  • Baumerx20
  • 09-07-15

Didn't want it to end.

Would you listen to In Search of Burningbush again? Why?

Yes, this was one of the best books I have ever listened to. It was produced well, the narrator was excellent. The story was excellent( If you love golf, you will love this book.)
I am just so happening to be playing in Scotland this year and so it made this book that much more special. However I would have enjoyed it either way.

What other book might you compare In Search of Burningbush to and why?

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy is referenced a lot, and the Missing Link.

What about Lloyd James’s performance did you like?

Fantastic! He needs to make more books, as he really knows how to narrate a book. He is obviously a professional and understands how to make a book sound as if the author is the one reading..

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

From the opening to the close, I didnt want it to end. I enjoyed this book immensely and plan to listen again.

Any additional comments?

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