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2 edition of Derby Day found in the catalog.

Derby Day

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Pegasus Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Derby (Horse race) fast (OCoLC)fst01409354,
  • Horse racing,
  • Fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Derby (Horse race),
  • History

  • About the Edition

    As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all England is heading for Epsom Downs - high life and low life, society beauties and Whitechapel street girls, bookmakers and gypsies, hawkers and acrobats, punters and thieves. Whole families stream along the Surrey back-roads, towards the greatest race of the year. Hopes are high, nerves are taut, hats are tossed in the air - this is Derby Day.

    Edition Notes

    StatementD.J. Taylor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6070.A9118 D47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 pages ;
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419549M
    ISBN 101605983322, 1605984442
    ISBN 109781605983325, 9781605984445
    OCLC/WorldCa755704977

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