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By Oliver Horovitz

ISBN-10: 1452665796

ISBN-13: 9781452665795

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ISBN-13: 9781592407293

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A hilarious and poignant memoir of a Harvard pupil who comes of age as a caddie on St. Andrews’s fabled outdated Course.

In the center of Oliver Horovitz’s highschool commencement rite, his cellphone rang: It was once Harvard. He’d been approved, yet he couldn’t begin for an additional year.

A caddie due to the fact that he used to be twelve and a golfer carrying a 1.8 handicap, Ollie comes to a decision to spend his hole 12 months in St. Andrews, Scotland—a city with the U.K.’s maximum variety of pubs according to capita, and residential to the outdated direction, golfing ’s most renowned eighteen holes—where he enrolls within the St. Andrews hyperlinks belief caddie trainee application. in the beginning, the notoriously brusque veteran caddies deal with Ollie like a trojan horse. yet after a 12 months of waking up at 4:30 A.M. each morning and looping rounds an afternoon, Ollie earns their grudging admire— in basic terms to need to close up and go away for Harvard.

There, Ollie’s new classmates are the sons of Albania’s UN ambassador, the landlord of Heineken, and the CEO of Goldman Sachs. Surrounded through 6th iteration legacies, he seems like a fish out of water another time and can’t wait to come back to St. Andrews. Even after commencement, while his collage neighbors rush to Wall road, Horovitz keeps to come every one summer time to caddie at the previous Course.

A hilarious, impossible to resist, behind-the-scenes peek on the world’s so much celebrated golfing course—and its both well-known caddie shack—An American Caddie in St. Andrews is guaranteed to not just entertain golfers and lovers of St. Andrews but in addition somebody who dares to recollect stumbling into maturity and discovering one’s position within the world.

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