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The Lady is a Jock

By: Haney, Lynn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: (c.1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18476

ISBN: 0-396-06870-7

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dj


[book itself is clean and unworn; jacket shows a bit of wear along top and bottom edges, one tiny closed tear and associated creasing at top of front panel]. (B&W photographs) The story of "the ramshackle, gypsy life" of female jockeys, of which there were then about sixty in the United States (among them Robyn Smith, described in the jacket blurb as "the top woman rider in the world," who would later become the last Mrs. Fred Astaire). In addition to chronicling "the phenomenal invasion of American racetracks by females over the last ten years," the book "also tel... View more info