Three Strides Before the Wire

Three Strides Before the Wire

The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing

Paperback - 2002
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A novel and well-written book' - Norman Mailer '...remains a strong contender with Seabiscuit down the backstretch' - Tom Wolfe 'As with Seabiscuit, the jockey's story is the most interesting and dramatic... Mitchell is a practiced and assiduous delver' - LA Book Review Focusing on the 1999 Derby winner Charismatic and his famed jockey Chris Antley, Mitchell traces an amazing and ultimately tragic tale. Through their interlocking stories, the book offers a profound understanding of the soul of a sport that has fascinated human beings for centuries.'
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2002.
ISBN: 9780786886227
0786886226
Characteristics: x, 403 pages ;,21 cm.

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