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Secretariat by William Nack.. One of the best of many great horse books I’ve come across, this reissue of the 1975 turf-pounder might inspire you to do something foolish like get a horse. Think twice, but the bluegrass stains will be hard to get out.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"I thought it was curious that Nack, who could recite long passages from Fitzgerald and Eliot by heart, had been lured away from literature by a racehorse. Now I understand. He found literature in a racehorse. ."

Roger Ebert

"An excellent biography.."

The New York Review of Books

Author bio: William Nack is an American journalist and author. He wrote about sports, politics and the environment at Newsday for 11 years before joining the staff of Sports Illustrated in 1978 as an investigative reporter and general feature writer.[ More information can be found here:

Book Details: Nonfict Other; (320 pp. You'll gallop: Kindle/Print editions)

Publisher Website: 9780306811333

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