Horse Heaven

Author: Jane Smiley

$15.30

SKU: 9780449005415 Category: Tag:
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Product ID: 566082

Description

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“A WISE, SPIRITED NOVEL . . . IN WHICH] SMILEY PLUMBS THE WONDROUSLY
STRANGE WORLD OF HORSE RACING.” –People

“ONE OF THE PREMIER NOVELISTS OF HER GENERATION, possessed of a mastery
of craft and an uncompromising vision that grow more powerful with each
book . . . Racing’s eclectic mix of classes and personalities provides
Smiley with fertile soil . . . Expertly juggling storylines, she
investigates the sexual, social, psychological, and spiritual problems
of wealthy owners, working-class bettors, trainers on the edge of
financial ruin, and, in a typically bold move, horses.”
–The Washington Post

“A NOVEL OF PASSION IN EVERY SENSE . . . SHE DOES] IT ALL WITH APLOMB .
. . WITH A DEMON NARRATIVE INTELLIGENCE.”
–The Boston Sunday Globe

“WITTY, ENERGETIC . . . It’s deeply satisfying to read a work of fiction
so informed about its subject and so alive to every nuance and detail .
. . Smiley’s] final chapters have a wonderful restorative quality.”
–The New York Times Book Review

“RICHLY DETAILED, INGENIOUSLY CONSTRUCTED . . . YOU WILL REVEL IN JANE
SMILEY’S HORSE HEAVEN.”
–San Diego Union-Tribune

Chosen by the Los Angeles Times as One of the Best Books of the Year

ISBN: 9780449005415
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pub Date: 02/2001
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 1.30d

Additional information

Weight 1.25 lbs
Dimensions 8.20 × 5.50 × 1.30 in
format

Paperback