This is the biography of thriller-writer Dick Francis. Francis is known for setting his novels against the background of horseracing. This revised edition tells how he became one of Britain's leading National Hunt jockeys and a champion steeplechaser, riding as jockey to the Queen Mother. The story of Francis is traced from life in the saddle to life as a bestselling novelist.
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The author of more than thirty best-selling mystery and suspense novels describes the exciting story of his journey from champion steeplechase jockey to successful writer.About the Author:
Dick Francis has written forty-one international bestsellers and is widely acclaimed as one of the world's finest thriller writers. His awards include the Crime Writer's Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the crime genre, and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tufts University of Boston. In 1996 Dick Francis was made a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement and in 2000 he recieved a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
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Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060113294 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0011346
Book Description Harpercollins, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060113294
Book Description Harpercollins, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060113294