A Year at the Races Hardcover – January 1, While it features some witty repartee between Robert and Joan Parker, the value of it lies in the wonderful photography. I bought it because I've read all 69 of Robert B. Parker's fiction books but none of his non-fiction till now. Start by marking “A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck” as Want to Read: “Every horse story is a love story,” writes Jane Smiley, who has loved horses for most of her life and owned and bred them for a good part of it. Jane Smiley is a Pulitzer.
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Every horse story is a love story,” writes Jane Smiley, who has loved horses for most of her life and owned and bred them for a good part.
A YEAR AT THE RACES: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck. Jane Smiley, Author. Knopf $22 (p) ISBN. A best-selling novelist and an award-winning photographer provide an insider's look at the sport of thoroughbred horse racing, from morning walks to the. Pulitzer prize-winning author Jane Smiley's nonfiction book A Year at the Races chronicles her lifelong love affair with horses and the race.
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