The sport of Queens the autobiography of Dick Francis. by Dick Francis

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Published by Joseph in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Francis, Dick, -- 1920-,
  • Jockeys -- Biography.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF336.F7
The Physical Object
Pagination254p.,(16)p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17892487M
ISBN 100718121139
OCLC/WorldCa9526076

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On-Line bookings can only be made by a current member of Queen's Sport. The Sport of Queens was first published insoon after Dick Francis retired from racing. He was at the top of his career - a Champion Jockey who rode the best horses in England and in many races wore the colors of Her Majesty the Queen Mother/5(24).

The Sport of Queens book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The biography of thriller-writer Dick Francis. Francis is known /5.

Before reading this book, I had undertaken to read every Dick Francis (and Felix Francis) novel in the order in which they were written, a total of 49 books in my possession. Even though I received my copy of Sport of Queens about halfway through my readathon, I decided to finish the novels before reading the new book/5(24).

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Before reading this book, I had undertaken to read every Dick Francis (and Felix Francis) novel in the order in which they were written, a total of 49 books in my possession. Even though I received my copy of Sport of Queens about halfway through my readathon, I decided to finish the novels before reading the new book/5(31).

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On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write forty-three bestselling novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), and the biography of Lester Piggott.

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The Sport of Queens by Francis, His first book, an autobiography of his life as a championship steeplechase rider. Illustrated with many black and white photographs.

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