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Horse Heaven free pdf It is not true, says a character in Jane Smiley's funny, and brilliant new novel, that anything can happen at the racetrack, but many astonishing and affecting things do - and in Horse Heaven the universe of horse racing, passionate, cold-hearted, pure, corrupt, is woven into a marvellous tapeslry of joy and love, chicanery, folly, greed and reckless courage. Spanning two years on the circuit, from Kentucky and California to New York and Paris, Horse Heaven puts us among trainers and track brats, horse-obsessed girls, nervy jockeys, billionaire breeders and restless track wives.

About Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles and grew up in St Louis, Missouri. In 1992 she won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres, for which she also won the National Book Critics' Circle Award. Her other novels include Moo (1995), Horse Heaven (2000), which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, Good Faith (2003) and Ten Days in the Hills (2007). Her most recent novel is Private Life (2010). In 2006 Jane Smiley was awarded the PEN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature.

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Author : Jane Smiley
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 09 April 2001
ISBN : 0571205607
EAN : 9780571205608
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 720 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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