Dead Heat

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Eclipse Press, 2005 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Dead Heat is a story of obsessions--of people driven to pursue their dreams and their desires at whatever cost. The haunted young woman who shows up one day outside the horse trainer, Jake Fontana's tack room at the Santa Anita racetrack is not merely looking for work, but has an agenda: she wants to become a great race rider.
 

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I was taken by the racetrack accuracy of this book, the author's evident familiarity with the world of trainers and owners, jockeys and agents; stakes horses, horses running for a claiming price ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
9
Section 3
19
Section 4
27
Section 5
35
Section 6
45
Section 7
55
Section 8
67
Section 16
147
Section 17
157
Section 18
169
Section 19
179
Section 20
193
Section 21
203
Section 22
215
Section 23
227

Section 9
77
Section 10
87
Section 11
97
Section 12
107
Section 13
117
Section 14
125
Section 15
135
Section 24
235
Section 25
247
Section 26
257
Section 27
267
Section 28
281
Section 29
288
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About the author (2005)

For nearly 35 years, William Murray was a staff writer for The New Yorker. He lives in Del Mar, California.

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