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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24292151M
ISBN 109780307484857
OCLC/WorldCa501191234

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If Bill Barich's masterpiece, Laughing in the Hills, is a book about the nature of chance and coping with loss, his newer book "A Fine Place to Daydream: Romance, Racehorses, and the Irish" is about newfound love. Barich's tale of love is told via the story of his infatuation for steeplechase horseracing. The result is a finely woven tale about romantic love, the process of falling in love /5(7).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Fine Place to Daydream: Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish by Bill Barich at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Bill Barich. About A Fine Place to Daydream. Twenty-five years after Laughing in the Hills, his racetrack classic, Bill Barich tells the story of how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with horses and luck. Barich travels his adopted country and meets the leading trainers and jockeys; the beleaguered bookies who work rain or shine; and a host. Get this from a library! A fine place to daydream. [Bill Barich] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bill Barich. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Experience the sheer thrill and joy of national hunt racing as an American novelist follows a select group of leading horses and their Irish trainers on their annual pilgrimage to the Cheltenham Festival, in this evocative book . Witty, philosophical, and vividly written, A Fine Place to Daydream is a paean to the real Ireland, a moving tale of a surprise romance, and a thrilling account of a hugely exciting season at the track. Captivating ed on: Octo A Fine Place to Daydream: Racehorses, Romance and the Irish Bill Barich, Author. Knopf $24 (p) ISBN The book's setting may be exotic to American readers, but the sheer joy. Witty, philosophical, and vividly written, A Fine Place to Daydream is a paean to the real Ireland, a moving tale of a surprise romance, and a thrilling account of a hugely exciting season at the track. “Captivating Mr.

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