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I am puzzled at why Sampson would set out to deminish Jones and his family I noted that some of his facts are actually completely different in other books that are exhaustively researched such as Mark Frost s book The Grand Slam and others I have read including Down the Fairway by Jones himself Even if everything negative he came up with was true it isn t really very much in light of the great man that he was He was a man of impeccable character but he was a human being He was sensitive and conscientious, intellegent, honest and gracious above all.Even so, I enjoy reading anything about Jones which has led to my reading of other books of this era and books about Walter Hagen etc I enjoyed the pictures. An unlikely champion An unprecedented accomplishment A powerful story of a man on the verge of becoming a legend at a time when the nation needed every hero it could get In the s, Bobby Jones did what no golfer had done before and what no golfer has done since he won all four major championships in one year This dominant performance earned him untold riches and the adoration of the public He had two tickertape parades to commemorate his achievement He dated starlets He became one of the best paid men in the country at a time when the Depression had ravaged the economy Then, at the top of his game, he quit the sport He walked away One of golf s greatest writers, the New York Times best selling author Curt Sampson, focuses on thegolf season and how Bobby Jones changed a country, how Jones exemplified an era, and how his own personal demons threatened to swallow him whole, even as he performed unparalleled feats on the greens A must have for golf fans, The Slam captures the essence of an era equal parts compelling sports biography, sweeping social history, and stirring human drama