Even Money by Dick Francis
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Even Money Summary
On the first day of Royal Ascot, the worlds most famous horse racing event, the crowd rejoices in a string of winning favorites. Ned Talbot has worked all his life as a bookmaker taking over the family business from his grandfather so he knows not to expect any sympathy from the punters as they count their winnings, and he his losses. Hes seen the ups and downs beforebut, as the big gambling conglomerates muscle in on small concerns like his, Ned wonders if its worth it any more.
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"Though some readers may find the ending overly pat, the authors make bookmaking intelligible while easily integrating it into the plot." - Publishers Weekly
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Dick Francis Author Biography
Dick Francis was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot, flying fighter and bomber aircraft including the Spitfire and Lancaster.
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