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High Stakes

Dick Francis

ISBN 10: 0060113073 / ISBN 13: 9780060113070
Published by Harpercollins April 1976, 1976
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Just a hint of age tonning at DJ. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. The dustjacket's major flaw is a quarter-sized price sticker removal patch along the front edge. An earlier novel in Francis' highly-praised series of mysteries using English horse racing as a backdrop for crime; Bookseller Inventory # 20100717105947

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Title: High Stakes

Publisher: Harpercollins April 1976

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Inventor and race-horse owner Steven Scott dismisses his adviser and winning trainer, Jody Leeds, thereby attracting the unfavorable attention of the regular and sporting presses

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With a glass of champagne in one hand and binoculars in the other, the world of racing could seem a very cosy and civilized hobby. Especially when your horse has just sprinted past the winning post.

But the pleasure of a day at Sandown is spoiled for Steven Scott when he sacks the trainer of his horses, a man he once thought of as a friend. For although on the surface Jody Leeds is a bright young workaholic, Scott suspects he’s a crook.

Racing may have its rewards but, as Scott finds out to his own cost, not all of them are innocent... or legal.

‘An unfailing supply of well-managed twists’ Sunday Times

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