A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck

A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck

Jane Smiley


“Every horse tale is a love story,” writes Jane Smiley, who has enjoyed horses for many of her lifestyles and owned and bred them for an outstanding a part of it. to like whatever is to monitor it with greater than traditional cognizance, and that's accurately what Smiley does during this irresistibly clever, witty, and fascinating chronicle of her obsession.

In specific she follows a horny filly named Waterwheel and a gray named Wowie (he “tells” a horse communicator that he wishes it replaced from Hornblower) as they start careers on the racetrack. choked with humor and suspense, and with discourses on equine intelligence, affection, and personality, A 12 months on the Races is a winner.

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