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Laughing in the Hills: A Season at the Racetrack

Laughing in the Hills: A Season at the Racetrack (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Barich, Bill

Bill Barich burst onto the literary scene more than twenty-five years ago with this remarkable account of racetrack life. Holed up in a cheap motel in Albany, California, only a few miles from Golden Gate Fields, he looked to the track to help him make sense of his life during a ...dark peiod of loss and challenge. With rare sensitivity, he captured the gritty world of the backstretch, and also its poetry, as few other writers have done. Laughing in the Hills, which was first serialized in the New Yorker, has become a classic of sporting literature and a must for anyone who loves horses and the world they create. It is a lovely, valuable book, introspective without being self-servingly so, affectionate but never saccharine in its evocation of racetrack life, witty and perceptive throughout. --Jonathan Yardley, Sports Illustrated
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ISBN 9781634505512
Released NZ 20 Oct 2015
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781634505512
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
Imprint Skyhorse Publishing
Released 20 Oct 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Barich, Bill
Category Biography & Autobiography
Equestrian & Animal Sports
Horse Racing
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 798.40092
Weight 299g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Horse racing
NBS Text Equestrian & Animal Sports
ONIX Text General/trade

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