Bloodlines, A Horse Racing Anthology
InformationEdited by Maggie Estep and Jason Starr
From provocative peeks into the lives of jockeys, trainers, owners, and breeders, to the down and dirty doings of bookies and gamblers, here is a literary tribute to a favorite national pastime.Lee Child heads off the collection with a thrilling story about a hit man hired to knock off a horse midrace. Laura Lippman contributes, a vivid tale about a young man who makes money selling parking places at the Preakness and the intriguing woman he meets.
Here is Bill Barich on the misfortunes of an Irish gambler, Joe R. Lansdale on ones man's ambition to win a mule race in East Texas. Laura Hilenbrand on the Kentucky Derby, and James Surowiecki on the wisdom of horseracing crowds...
This standout collection on horseracing featuring twenty authors, from national bestsellers to Pulitzer Prize winners, is as page-turning as it is diverse.