Grand National by John R. Tunis

Grand National

John R. Tunis


Grand National by John R. Tunis

Jack Cobb has lost everythinghis wife, his son, his careerbut a thoroughbred horse named Quicksilver may give him a new lease on lifeRecently widowed Baltimore stockbroker Jack Cobb is increasingly disheartened when his son, Stan, loses interest in pursuing his college degree in history. Stan prefers riding his thoroughbred horse, Quicksilver, and sees little point in academic work when he is about to be drafted into the army to fight in Vietnam.Barely a month into his first tour of duty, Stan is killed by a civilian in the street, and soon after that Jack's business begins to fail. Forced to sell the house, Jack stakes his last hope on Stan's beloved horse and enters Quicksilver into the prestigious Grand National in Aintree, England.

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Publication date

12th July 2011




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