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Horse Heaven: A Novel (Ballantine Readers Circle)
Horse Heaven: A Novel (Ballantine Readers Circle) by Jane Smiley 0449005410 9780449005415
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Horse Heaven: A Novel (Ballantine Readers Circle) by Jane Smiley

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A WISE, SPIRITED NOVEL . . . [IN WHICH] SMILEY PLUMBS THE WONDROUSLY STRANGE WORLD OF HORSE RACING. --People ONE OF THE PREMIER NOVELISTS OF HER GENERATION, possessed of a mastery of craft and an uncompromising vision that grow more powerful with each book . . . Racings eclectic mix of classes and personalities provides Smiley with fertile soil . . . Expertly juggling storylines, she investigates the sexual, social, psychological, and spiritual problems of wealthy owners, working-class bettors, trainers on the edge of financial ruin, and, in a typically bold move, horses. --The Washington Post A NOVEL OF PASSION IN EVERY SENSE . . . [SHE DOES] IT ALL WITH APLOMB . . . WITH A DEMON NARRATIVE INTELLIGENCE. --The Boston Sunday Globe WITTY, ENERGETIC . . . Its deeply satisfying to read a work of fiction so informed about its subject and so alive to every nuance and detail . . . [Smileys] final chapters have a wonderful restorative quality. --The New York Times Book Review RICHLY DETAILED, INGENIOUSLY CONSTRUCTED . . . YOU WILL REVEL IN JANE SMILEYS HORSE HEAVEN. --San Diego Union-Tribune Chosen by the Los Angeles Times as One of the Best Books of the Year From the Trade Paperback edition.

Author: Jane Smiley

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 592

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Publication Date: 2001-02-27

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ISBN: 0449005410


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