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By Bill Barich

Bill Barich burst onto the literary scene greater than twenty-five years in the past with this impressive account of racetrack existence. Holed up in an inexpensive hotel in Albany, California, just a couple of miles from Golden Gate Fields, he seemed to the song to assist him make feel of his lifestyles in the course of a dismal peiod of loss and problem. With infrequent sensitivity, he captured the gritty global of the backstretch, and in addition its poetry, as few different writers have performed. guffawing within the Hills, which used to be first serialized within the New Yorker, has develop into a vintage of wearing literature and a needs to for somebody who loves horses and the area they create.

“It is a stunning, invaluable ebook, introspective with out being self-servingly so, affectionate yet by no means saccharine in its evocation of racetrack existence, witty and perceptive throughout.” —Jonathan Yardley, Sports Illustrated

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