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Longshot, Francis, Dick
Author Name:    Francis, Dick

Title:   Longshot

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   New York G.P. Putnam's Son's 1990

ISBN Number:   0399135812 / 9780399135811

Seller ID:   001442

Some wrinkles down the spine, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Jacket is price-clipped, spine somewhat faded, minor edge wear.

"John Kendall is a writer whose books run the gamut from travel guides to manuals on safety in the jungle and the desert. His agent touts him as inquisitive and capable, but he knows that his client has a strong impulsive streak. When John, in the hungry interval between the acceptance and the publication of his first novel, turns to work that will at least pay the bills, the decision seems less an impulsive act than a matter of necessity. Although he knows little about racing, his new project is the biography of a racehorse trainer. Soon enough John discovers that it takes all his skills and ingenuity to complete this new book. In fact, the perils described in his survival guides pale next to the dangers in rural England. "Impulse will kill you one of these days," his agent had warned. John Kendall should have listened, but he didn't-not by a longshot."; 7" - 9" Tall

Fiction Mystery ENGLAND FICTION Kendall John FICTITIOUS CHARACTER MYSTERY



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