Amateur jockey, Harry Cotton's transition from racing skills, champagne receptions, and above all, the sweet experience of an invitation to ride Ampersand, the legendary Gold Cup winner, to the grim world of bedsits was brought about by his unfortunate penchant for gambling.
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Book Description Vintage, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The Man Who Rode Ampersand (Chronicle of Modern Twilight) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780099285984
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Book Description Vintage, London, England, 2001. Paper Back. Book Condition: Very Good. ISBN 0099285983 : Clean and bright, looks very little used with slight shelfwear and small closed tear at top of spine. This is Harry Cotton's life-story told with amused amazement through the eyes of his sometimes appalled son, Aldous. Bookseller Inventory # 3004039