I just finished reading the book and enjoyed it thoroughly. It gave me lots of chuckles and some big laughs. I have bought copies for our General Manager, our club Officers, and our entire Board of Directors.
Mount Dora, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2009
The book is a sidesplitting and insightful look into an amazing, unique subculture.
“Private clubs are inextricably woven into the very fabric of America's history, traditions, and culture--and for that matter, the histories, traditions, and cultures of all free societies around the world,” said Ogive IV. “As an author, I bring an obvious extensive knowledge of and deep affection for the world of private clubs. It permeates all nine chapters and deal with topics ranging from Boards of Directors to committees, employees to members.”
The President of Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood, Illinois said, "I just finished reading the book and enjoyed it thoroughly. It gave me lots of chuckles and some big laughs. I have bought copies for our General Manager, our club Officers, and our entire Board of Directors."
Clive Endive Ogive IV belongs to at least 17 exclusive private clubs--certainly all the ones that matter. The fact that he has a Roman numeral IV after his name and is exclusive heir to a trust fund with annual interest sufficient to pay all his annual club dues in perpetuity --and also somehow manages to write all this money off on his taxes as "legitimate business deductions"--is more than enough to qualify him to author this groundbreaking and awe-inspiring book.
Clive (or, more likely, his surrogate) is available for personal appearances, comments, interviews and readings. For every book purchased on the author's web site (http://www.CliveEndiveOgiveIV.com) the author will donate $1.00 to The Club Foundation (http://www.ClubFoundation.org), the only 501(c)(3) charitable organization for the private club industry.
Private Clubs in America and Around the World
Clive Endive Ogive IV
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-160844-013-9; 212 pages; $25.00 U.S.
The book is available on the author's web site and through Dog Ear Publishing (http://www.DogEarPublishing.net), Ingram, Baker&Taylor, Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble, Borders and fine bookstores everywhere.