By Jane Smiley
No 1 nationwide BESTSELLER a brand new YORK instances impressive BOOK
"A clever, lively NOVEL . . . [IN WHICH] SMILEY PLUMBS THE WONDROUSLY
STRANGE international OF HORSE RACING." --People
"ONE OF THE most appropriate NOVELISTS OF HER new release, possessed of a mastery
of craft and an uncompromising imaginative and prescient that develop extra robust with each
book . . . Racing's eclectic mixture of periods and personalities provides
Smiley with fertile soil . . . Expertly juggling storylines, she
investigates the sexual, social, mental, and non secular problems
of prosperous vendors, working-class bettors, running shoes at the aspect of
financial spoil, and, in a as a rule daring circulate, horses."
--The Washington Post
"A NOVEL OF ardour IN each feel . . . [SHE DOES] all of it WITH APLOMB .
. . WITH A DEMON NARRATIVE INTELLIGENCE."
--The Boston Sunday Globe
"WITTY, vigorous . . . It's deeply gratifying to learn a piece of fiction
so educated approximately its topic and so alive to each nuance and aspect .
. . [Smiley's] ultimate chapters have an excellent restorative quality."
--The long island occasions ebook Review
"RICHLY exact, INGENIOUSLY built . . . you'll enjoy JANE
SMILEY'S HORSE HEAVEN."
--San Diego Union-Tribune
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