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Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King ➹ [Read] ➵ Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King By Chris Rodell ➼ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk About miles east of Pittsburgh is the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the place Arnold Palmer called home The world knew Palmer as The King But the Palmer Latrobe knew was funnier, goofier, salt Aboutmiles east of Pittsburgh Homespun Stories Kindle × is the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the place Arnold Palmer called home The world knew Palmer as The King But the Palmer Latrobe knew was funnier, goofier, saltier, and less grandiose than the one justifiably loved around the globe In Arnold Palmer Homespun Stories of the King, journalist, Latrobe resident, and accidental Palmer Arnold Palmer: PDF/EPUB or insider Chris Rodell draws upon overinterviews with the golf great conducted overyears, providing an intimate, charming, and at times irreverent glimpse at the icon outside the spotlight.

  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King
  • Chris Rodell
  • 28 June 2017
  • 1629375683

About the Author: Chris Rodell

Chris Rodell is the Homespun Stories Kindle × author of Arnold Palmer Homespun Stories Of The King, the quirky book about his oddball friendship with one of the planet s most popular and beloved men His books include Use All The Crayons The Colorful Guide To Simple Human Happiness, and The Last Baby Boomer The Story of the Ultimate Ghoul Pool, a Arnold Palmer: PDF/EPUB or novel that was bestowed the TINARA Award for Outstanding Satire In Rodell s career as a freelance writer, he has wrestled alligators, raced Ferraris, gone skydiving, lain on beds of nails, and gained twenty pounds in one week eating like Elvis He blogs at EightDaysToAmish He has written for many of the most prestigious magazines in America and Palmer: Homespun Stories PDF ✓ been rejected by the rest He lives in Latrobe, Pa with his wife Valerie, their daughters, Josie and Lucy, and a small loud dog named Snickers He will write for anyone who ll pay him He is a PROSEtitute.



10 thoughts on “Arnold Palmer: Homespun Stories of The King

  1. Bill Pence Bill Pence says:

    This is a book that golf fans, and in particular Arnold Palmer fans, will enjoy The author, a Latrobe, Pennsylvania resident since 1992, interviewedthan 200 area neighbors and began each interview with a simple request Please tell me your best Arnold Palmer story Much of the book contains their answers to that question The author got to know Palmer when he was asked by ArnoldPalmer.com in 2005 to go through the boxes and assemble a day by day timeline of Palmer s life The book inclu This is a book that golf fans, and in particular Arnold Palmer fans, will enjoy The author, a Latrobe, Pennsylvania resident since 1992, interviewedthan 200 area neighbors and began each interview with a simple request Please tell me your best Arnold Palmer story Much of the book contains their answers to that question The author got to know Palmer when he was asked by ArnoldPalmer.com in 2005 to go through the boxes and assemble a day by day timeline of Palmer s life The book includes a part of that timeline, which Palmer fans will find of interest The author gives us a good understanding of what Latrobe is like Correct that, though we have always heard that Palmer lived in Latrobe, he actually lived and died in neighboring Youngstown, a town of just 326 people Even though I ve read several books by and about Palmer, the author gives us a unique look at him He shows that he was really a great guy, just like we hope our sports heroes would be He didn t live in a gated community and incredibly would often answer the door of his home himself to sign an autograph or sign a photo for a fan The book includes remembrances from CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz, who spoke at Palmer s memorial service in 2016, former Pennsylvania Governor and Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge and many others We hear about the letters that Palmer would send people, spending an unbelievable 100,000 in postage annually to mail them It is estimated that he signed well over a million autographs in his lifetime The author, who writes with a good amount of wit, states that plastic surgeons are less careful suturing scars on supermodels than Palmer was when signing an autograph.I enjoyed reading about three rainbows that appeared after Palmer s death, just as one did the night my father in law died nearly two years ago The first was when was the plane that carried Palmer s ashes began its ascent, the second appeared during the Palmer s memorial service and the third materialized at the June 25 Westland County Airshow held in tribute to Palmer I read this book quickly, not wanting to put it down It s a funny, and at times quite touching tribute to the King

  2. Diane Diane says:

    I m not a golfer I don t watch golf But the guys in my life watch and play Anything I know about golf is from pure osmosis None of that matters because this book was still a pleasure to read Everyone knows who Arnold Palmer, the legend, is Now I feel like I know something about Arnold Palmer, the man This book is a veritable love fest both for the King, and for his hometown, Latrobe, PA The author shared a hometown with Arnold Palmer, and was honored to get to know him over the years whi I m not a golfer I don t watch golf But the guys in my life watch and play Anything I know about golf is from pure osmosis None of that matters because this book was still a pleasure to read Everyone knows who Arnold Palmer, the legend, is Now I feel like I know something about Arnold Palmer, the man This book is a veritable love fest both for the King, and for his hometown, Latrobe, PA The author shared a hometown with Arnold Palmer, and was honored to get to know him over the years while writing for Golf magazine At his core, Arnold Palmer was a bit of a homebody He loved his humble town and the people, and was happiest rooted right from where he came When Chris Rodell asked him why he was still in Latrobe when he could live anywhere in the world, Mr Palmer told him , This is the most beautiful place in the world It has everything It has mountains, fresh water, four beautiful seasons, and friendly people I ve been all over the world and have never found a place better than this I love that I don t know Latrobe, but I m from Pennsylvania and I know the kind of town he s talking about It s an anywhere USA kind of small town Arnold Palmer was also apparently quite a people person He didn t put on airs It didn t matter if you were the President or a mechanic he made time, was interested, and was just a good guy The author has a wealth of Palmer trivia He talks about the courses Palmer played and the highlights of his career I can t wait to impress my husband or dad when I mention Arnie s aces in two consecutive days They will be astounded that I know that I loved the story about Chris playing a hole at Latrobe as Arnold watched, and keeping his cool as a car beeped it s horn just as he was swinging He later discovered it was the wife and kids trying to say hi That gave me a chuckle This book is very well written It s full of Chris Rodell s trademark wit It s a real peep at the man behind the legend This is quite a memorial to a man Chris clearly admired

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