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Chasing Paradise: Donald Trump and the Battle for the World's Greatest Golf Course Hardcover – Feb 2011

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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Black & White Pub Ltd (February 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845023110
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845023119
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 16.5 x 24.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 499 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,692,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

David Ewen studied engineering at the University of Aberdeen and is chief reporter on the city's Evening Express. He has been at the forefront of covering Donald Trump's plan to build a GBP 1 billion golf resort on Scotland's east coast. David Ewen won the Canongate Prize for New Writing and Best Short at the Edinburgh Fringe Film and Video competition. He has twice been Scottish Features Writer of the Year runner-up in the British Telecom Press and Media Awards, has written comedy for radio, and is due to have a musical staged in Aberdeen later this year.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This Course destroyed ancient sand dunes and Farmer's Livelihood! Aug. 5 2012
By D. A. Williams - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This book is propaganda supporting a myth. The truth is that Trump forced people off their land, cut off peoples water supply and the project destroyed an ancient sand dune area of Scotland so the 1% could have a golf course. Arrogance at its worst!
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
You might think he's a jerk.... Nov. 18 2011
By JP Czar - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
but Trump knows how to get things done. This was a very good read about what it takes to get a golf course built in Scotland a-mid the environmental folks and the local decision makers.

Anyone interested in building a course over there might take this page-turner as a what-you-might-expect to run into...

I would recommend this book to folks researching golf in Scotland....