Of horses and men an anthology of horse-racing stories

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Published by Dolphin Books in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Horse-racing -- Fiction

Edition Notes

A Dolphin original, C347.

Book details

Statementselected and edited by W. George Isaak.
ContributionsIsaak, W. Georg.
LC ClassificationsPZ1.I77 Of
The Physical Object
Pagination353 p. ;
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5826522M
LC Control Number61014160

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