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Titre : ON THE EDGE (SIGNED COPY)
Éditeur : Macmillan, London
Date d'édition : 2002
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : First Edition, First Impression.
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A gripping tale of one woman's determination to pursue her dream In her first novel, set in the world of horse-training and racing, Jenny Pitman deals up her years of experience in a fast paced and heart-stopping tale of one woman's experiences following her husband's death. Jan Hardy is left to look after her two young children, and to face her bitter mother-in-law alone. But she cannot continue to make a success of the crumbling Welsh farm and the life that goes with it. The only thing she knows about is handling horses. Jan is forced to move to Gloucestershire to be near her parents, increase her profile and raise her stakes as a horse racer, choosing also to look after problem horses and pursue her dream of gaining a training license. This, she hopes, will truly secure a future for her children. As she begins to make her tentative mark on the predominantly male training scene, Jan ecnounters numerous setbacks from her family and considerable financial difficulties. And to make things worse, certain characters seem determined to make her life as difficult as possible...About the Author:
Jenny Pitman OBE was one of the first women to be granted a professional license to train horses and in 1983 became the first female trainer to win the Grand National. This is her first novel.
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