Laughing in the Hills: A Season at the Racetrack by Bill Barich

By Bill Barich

Bill Barich burst onto the literary scene greater than twenty-five years in the past with this amazing account of racetrack lifestyles. Holed up in an inexpensive lodge in Albany, California, just a couple of miles from Golden Gate Fields, he regarded to the tune to assist him make experience 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 turn into a vintage of wearing literature and a needs to for someone who loves horses and the area they create.

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

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