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Wink
Ed Hotaling

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"After a number of up-the-track finishes by authors trying to emulate the success of Laura Hillenbrands bestselling Seabiscuit: An American Legend, a worthy successor has at last broken out of the pack . . .Winkfield's story is so incredible you'll find yourself wondering why you've never heard it before."--MSNBC"One of the most extraordinary stories in sports history is also one of its least known. Jimmy Winkfield was a gifted jockey and a remarkably intrepid man, and his life was a singular adventure. His is a story of persistence, hardship, and triumph, and it should be long remembered."—Laura Hillenbrand, author of Seabiscuit: An American Legend"In the entire sweep of American sports, from the days of a roistering John L. Sullivan in the 19th Century through the Tiger Woods phenomenon of the 21st, no figure made a bolder and more original odyssey of his life than Jimmy Winkfield, the poor son of former slaves whose brilliance as a jockey bore...'

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Wink

Published 2005 by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English.

The Physical Object

Format
eBook

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24295842M
Internet Archive
winkincredibleli00hota_285
ISBN 13
9780071460040
OCLC/WorldCat
61124358
OverDrive
02758AD5-6A49-47BD-AFB6-CAD26B47EE46

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