Wild Horses, Dick Francis, First Edition, Hardcover Book, Novel, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction, Horse Racing
A wonderful hardcover book titled Wild Horses by Dick Francis. The book cover boards are black with title and author's name in gold on the spine. This is dated 1994 making it a First Edition but the Third Printing.
Once a blacksmith, now famous and respected as a newspaperman, Valentine Clark knows everyone who is anyone in the racing world. Aged, confused, blind and dying, he harbors a daunting secret that he is desperate to be rid of. He makes his last confession to his visiting film-director friend, Thomas Lyon, whom in his delirium he mistakes for a priest. Unburdened and at peace, Valentine passes away, yet his legacy remains, guarded by Thomas. On location in Newmarket, Thomas is troubled by the old man's secret. Seeking to understand this puzzling revelation, he uncovers a long-unsolved mystery that he soon finds is very much unforgotten. But as much as he wants to learn more, it seems he already knows too much. Imaginative and decisive though he may be, he will need superhuman courage and extreme cunning to stay alive.
Dick Francis (October 1920 – February 2010) was the author of more than forty acclaimed books. Among his numerous awards were three Edgar Awards, the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger, and the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. He died in February 2010.
9 1/2 inches in length
6 1/2 inches in width
Fine Dust Cover
Published by G. P. Putnam's Son -- 1994 --- Third Printing
This book is in Fine condition as is the dust cover. The binding is in perfect condition and the pages are clean and white. The only marking in the book is an R with a circle around it.
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