Legendary curmudgeon and hustler extraordinaire Eddie
Caminetti has taken on the Ryder Cup (The Green),
unrepentant sinners (The Foursome), and the entire golf
equipment industry (Scratch). But enough with the small
stuff: In Barranca, Eddie is called upon by the U.S.
government to go after a South American economic terrorist
threatening the only commodity capable of destabilizing the
entire Western Hemisphere.
Yes, Manuel Villa Lobos de Barranca is out to corner the
market on coffee.
When a grande (small) cup of Starbucks hits $20, riots
break out in cities and towns all over America, worker
productivity plummets, and the very fabric of society
begins unraveling. But there's nothing the government can
do about it because the scrupulously honest and upright de
Barranca (Stanford, '96) is running his revolution without
firing a shot or breaking any laws, which makes him the
most dangerous subversive since Gandhi.
But he's nuts about golf, positively fanatic about betting,
and that's where Eddie Caminetti comes in. Armed with only
fourteen weapons of mass destruction (the most you're
allowed to carry in your bag), he sets up a match against
de Barranca on which hangs the very fate of Western
In the hands of master storyteller Troon McAllister,
impending doom has never been more fun.