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Nimblefoot (Robert Drewe, Hamish Hamilton)

In Nimblefoot, Robert Drewe imagines the second act in the life of Australian historical figure Johnny Day, an international star in the 19th-century sport of pedestrianism at age 10 and jockey for the 1870 Melbourne Cup–winner at 14, all before he promptly disappeared from public life. As Drewe tells it,...

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Category: Reviews