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Paperback Playing Through: A Year of Life and Links Along the Scottish Coast Book

ISBN: 1400052246

ISBN13: 9781400052240

Playing Through: A Year of Life and Links Along the Scottish Coast

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A blend of evocative memoir, lyrical travelogue, and passionate golf pilgrimage, Playing Through chronicles the year Curtis Gillespie spent with his family in quaint Gullane, Scotland. A seaside town crammed with championship golf courses, Gullane charmed Gillespie so much as a college student that he vowed to return one day with his father. That journey never came to pass, so thirteen years later Gillespie uprooted his wife and daughters and moved...

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Not Just about Golf

I picked this up at the library searching for books about golfing in Scotland for an upcoming trip. What I found was a book that was about much more than golf. The author did a great job going back and forth between his time in Scotland and memories of his father. While I would have loved to read more about the golf courses, I thoroughly enjoyed the tales of his father, friends in Scotland, and the innocence of his young children. A great read for anyone, not just lovers of golf...and I really want to play Gullane!
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