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Bill Barich
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Bill Barich is the author of six previous books of fiction and nonfiction. Amazon lists Laughing in the Hills among its ten best sports books of the twentieth century, while Sports Illustrated calls it one of the 100 best of all time. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, and a literary laureate of the San Francisco Public Library, having lived in the Bay Area for many years before moving to Dublin.

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Carson Valley

Written by Bill Barich


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 26, 1998
Price: $19.00

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A Fine Place to Daydream
Racehorses, Romance, and the Irish
Written by Bill Barich


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $13.95

Twenty-five years after Laughing in the Hills, his racetrack classic, Bill Barich tells the story of how he fell in love and found a new life in Dublin, where he was soon caught up in the Irish obsession with horses and luck. Barich travels his adopted country and meets the leading... Read more >
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