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The Dick Francis Treasury Of Great Racing Stories

Author : Dick Francis
ISBN : PSU:000022804686
Genre : Horse racing
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Fourteen stories of horse racing spotlight the works of Beryl Markham, Arthur Conan Doyle, J.P. Marquand, Sherwood Anderson, and John Galsworthy
Category: Horse racing

The New Treasury Of Great Racing Stories

Author : Dick Francis
ISBN : 0393031020
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of stories about horse racing includes the work of Damon Runyon, Molly Keane, Banjo Patterson, Dick Francis, John Welcome, and others.
Category: Fiction

The Dick Francis Complete Treasury Of Great Racing Stories

Author : Dick Francis
ISBN : 1578661412
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From his extensive experience as a Steeplechase rider, he and John Welcome—a fellow best-selling writer—have gathered 28 of the most classic horse racing stories around. The authors range from Arthur Conan Doyle and Beryl Markham to John Taintor Foote and Francis himself. Damon Runyon’s “Pick the Winner” introduces us to the unforgettable, ironically named Hot Horse Herbie and his ever-loving fiancée, Miss Cutie Singleton. In her “Pullinstown,” Molly Keane brilliantly evokes racing among the Anglo-Irish gentry. Horse loving readers will definitely judge this a winner.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

At The Track

Author : Richard Peyton
ISBN : 0517223872
Genre : Fiction
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An anthology of twenty-three winning tales from the race track, a place that consistently spawns good writing. AT THE TRACK showcases the very best racing thrillers of the past 150 years and includes renowned authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Ellery Queen, Damon Runyon, and Dick Francis.
Category: Fiction


Author : Donald L. Deardorff
ISBN : 0313304459
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This guide to the available literature on sports in American culture during the last two decades of the 20th century is a companion to Jack Higg's Sports: A Reference Guide (Greenwood, 1982). The types of individual or team sports included in this volume include those that are viewed as physical contests engaged in for physical, emotional, spiritual, or psychological fulfillment. With a focus on books alone, chapters review the available literature regarding sports and each concludes with a bibliography. Academic journals likely to contain articles on the topics discussed are listed at the end of each chapter. Twelve chapters discuss sports and American history, business and law, education, ethnicity and race, gender, literature, philosophy and religion, popular culture, psychology, science and technology, sociology and world history. This reference and guide to further research will appeal to scholars of popular culture and sports. An index and two appendixes are included, one listing important dates in American sports from 1980 through 2000 and one listing sports halls of fame, museums, periodicals, and websites.
Category: Literary Criticism

Back At The Track

Author : Martin Harry Greenberg
ISBN : 0517226804
Genre : Fiction
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This anthology of 26 horse racing stories by a variety of bestselling authors has something for every horse lover. From the stable and the pasture to the race track and the rodeo, and set in countries including Brazil, Russia, and England, these stories capture the thrill of the race and celebrate the relationship between horse and owner. Renowned authors featured include: • D.H. Lawrence • Leo Tolstoy • Mark Twain • Joyce Carol Oates • Dick Francis
Category: Fiction

The Cambridge Companion To Horseracing

Author : Rebecca Cassidy
ISBN : 9781107495739
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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People have been racing horses for thousands of years, all over the world. Yet horseracing is often presented as an English creation that was exported, unaltered, to the colonies. This Companion investigates the intersection of racing and literature, art, history and finance, casting the sport as the product of cross-class, cosmopolitan and international influences. Chapters on racing history and the origins of the thoroughbred demonstrate how the gift of a fast horse could forge alliances between nations, and the extent to which international power dynamics can be traced back to racetracks and breeding sheds. Leading scholars and journalists draw on original research and firsthand experience to create portraits of the racetracks of Newmarket, Kentucky, the Curragh, and Hunter Valley, exposing readers to new racing frontiers in China and Dubai as well. A unique resource for fans and scholars alike, reopening essential questions regarding the legacy and importance of horseracing today.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : CHI:22967451
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The Journal Of Education

Author : Thomas Williams Bicknell
ISBN : SRLF:C0000098780
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

The Publishers Circular

Author : Sampson Low
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000027712
Genre : Bibliography
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Category: Bibliography

The Athenaeum

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Genre :
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New Outlook

Author : Alfred Emanuel Smith
ISBN : CORNELL:31924066372321
Genre :
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The Athen Um

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ISBN : UCLA:L0063360366
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Journal Of Education

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ISBN : UOM:39015049755203
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

The Literary World

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ISBN : PRNC:32101064462862
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature