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Bullet Work

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Steve O'Brien

"They lived for that one chance; the chance to get home first. They waited for that one second. For that moment when they broke into the clear down the home stretch, and no one was going to catch them. Behind the glamorous exterior of horse racing, … see full wiki

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Author: Steve O'Brien
Publisher: A & N Publishing
2 reviews about Bullet Work
review by . March 31, 2011
Dan O' Brien takes readers into the world of horse racing in the novel Bullet Work. I have never read a book about horses before, but I found the subject to be fascinating. It is fun visualizing how a horse race looks like in this book. I have never seen one myself, but it sounds exciting and very competitive in the words of Dan O' Brien. Horse racing can become violent if selfish greedy people are involved. I got that impression from reading this book. There are many people involved in …
review by . March 21, 2011
   I know next to nothing about horses, only what I learned from an early addiction to Dick Francis mysteries, which I read for fun, not racing form. This week I read Bullet Work by Steve O’Brien. This novel tells quite a bit about how horses are bought, sold, trained, stabled and raced; I’ll probably not remember the details any better than I did before. But I will remember the young horse-whisperer AJ and his uncanny ability. It’s a skill that annoys those who see the …
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