James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding
Service to the American Literary Community from the National Book
Foundation. Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most
#1 New York Times bestsellers. His books have sold more than 350
million copies worldwide. He has donated more than one million
books to students and soldiers and has over four hundred Teacher
Education Scholarships at twenty-four colleges and universities. He
has also donated millions of dollars to independent bookstores and
PRAISE FOR MIRACLE AT AUGUSTA:
"An enjoyable, easy and inspiring read."
--Stuart Shiffman, BookReporter.com
"Step aside, Alex Cross. Travis McKinley has the honor."
--Pete Madden, Golf.com
"If you have dreams of your own to someday play Augusta National, enter into a dream-like state of mind with Miracle at Augusta and read away."
--Cliff Shrock, GolfDigest.com
Praise for MIRACLE ON THE 17TH GREEN:
"A fast-moving golf fantasy."--Publishers Weekly
"Miracle on the 17th Green is...where miracles can happen to those who learn to dream again."--Chris Nelson, Calgary Sun
"There are many among us who see golf as a healer of the soul and Miracle on the 17th Green, is a wonderful example of how uplifting that belief can be."--John Feinstein, author of Are You Kidding Me?
"Even if you don't know a birdie from a putter you can still enjoy this sweet tale of a middle-aged golfer's extraordinary blossoming."--Nichol Ruth, The Evening Post (Wellington)
"This is a hopeful little gem, and you don't even have to like golf to enjoy it."--BookReporter.com
"A cross between It's a Wonderful Life and a masculine version of Sleeping Beauty."--Library Journal
"Patterson and coauthor de Jonge add a new twist by melding a golf story onto a sentimental Christmas fable. The resulting plot is sort of Rocky Does the Senior Tour with just a hint of It's a Wonderful Life."--Bill Ott, BookList