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Semi-Tough (Signet)

Dan Jenkins

Semi-Tough (Signet)

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Published by Signet .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7570410M
ISBN 100451076869
ISBN 109780451076861
OCLC/WorldCa2461431


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I was expecting much more. The book had an air of crudeness about it given its use of racist and ethnic slurs constantly throughout the book/5(57). Semi-Tough is Dan Jenkins's masterpiece and considered by many to be the one of the funniest sports book ever written.

The book cover the escapades Billy Clyde Puckett /5. Dan Jenkins is the author of ten novels, including Semi-Tough, Dead Solid Perfect, The Money-Whipped Steer-Job Three-Jack Give-Up Artist, and Slim and None. He has also published seven books of nonfiction, most notably Fairways and Greens and The Dogged Victims of Inexorable Fate and writes an enduringly popular monthly column for Golf Digest/5(57).

Semi-Tough is Sports Illustrated Dan Jenkins' cock and bull (it's hard to say which gets priority here) story about a Giants-Jet playoff in Los Angeles via the unofficial record book kept by Texan Billy Clyde Puckett, a scrambling quarterback, just before the Super Bowl.

Get ready for friendly passes, romantic fumbles and passionate touchdowns in this bawdy and livelyromantic comedy (Variety). Starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh, Robert Preston and Burt Convy along with a host of real NFL players, Semi-Tough is Reviews: In his novel, "Semi-Tough," Dan Jenkins has a bestseller all about pro football, kind ofAuthor: Larry Keith.

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Find books like Semi-Tough from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Semi-Tough also liked: North Dallas Forty, Missing. Check out this great listen on Seventh on Sports Illustrated's Top Sports Books of All Time, Dan Jenkins' Semi-Tough is a raucous, politically incorrect football spoof starring New York Giants' redneck star Billy Clyde Puckett.

As Puckett records the outrageous buildup to his t. Editions for Semi-Tough: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperba. Essentially "Semi-Tough" sells the pain of misdirected love by chasing the emotions down with a shot of football-player toughness and religious/spiritual ineptness.

Compare that approach to juxtaposition of the rowdy Nick Bottom and boisterous Puck to pining Helena and Hermia. Semi-Tough may or may not turn out to be the year's best comedy -- there's Annie Hall to remember and Mel Brooks yet to be heard from -- but it is without a doubt the year's most socially useful film%.

Dan Jenkins was an American author and sportswriter, most notably for Sports Illustrated. Jenkins was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, where he attended R.L. Paschal High School and Texas Christian University (TCU), where he played on the varsity golf team/5(). This is a hilarious movie.

These are the good days for Burt Reynolds, Christ Kristopherson, and Jill Clayburgh. They are all at the height of their careers in Semi Tough. This is a movie about 2 football players who are also best friends and Jill Clayburgh is the Reviews:   I cannot vouch for the locker rooms of the N.F.L., but it is the language of the U.S.

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THE BOOK. The title had been in my head forever. Semi is an all-purpose word in my part of Texas, and it would be pronounced "sem-eye" at most truck stops. Correct usage: "I'm semi-hungry, Momma." While I always knew that I would call a book Semi-Tough someday, it never crossed my mind that the subject would be football.

"Semi-Tough" is not a movie for everyone. For those who love sports, sick humor and love the politically incorrect, this is definitely your movie. Dan Jenkins (suthor) makes great fun of pro football and the preliminaries leading to the Super Bowl.

Whilst this differs a great deal from the book (American Football may be a part of the plot. Semi-Tough Trailer - Directed by Michael Ritchie and starring Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Robert Preston, Bert Convy, Roger E. Mosley. Directed by Michael Ritchie.

6 quotes from Dan Jenkins: 'All day long I've been telling myself it's only a merry-go-round. Some people fall off quicker than others. No big mystery.', 'Laughter is the only thing that cuts trouble down to a size where you can talk to it.', and 'Laughter is the only thing that cuts trouble down to a size where you can talk to it.

-- character Billy Clyde Puckett in Semi-Tough'. 'Semi-Tough' Was an Easier Read by Mike Mavenful 3 years ago in movie / literature / review Dan Jenkins' raucous, sometimes vulgar and satiric, 'Semi Tough' starring Burt Reynolds looked at football fanaticism in the s but felt like a superficial pleasure on screen.

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But the hero of ''Semi-Tough,'' Dan Jenkins's funny first novel, published inis back again in a just-about-as-funny sequel, called ''Life Its Ownself: The Semi-Tougher Adventures of Billy.Based on a book by Dan Jenkins, SEMI-TOUGH is periodically funny and frequently.

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