By Jane Smiley
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jane Smiley attracts upon her first-hand wisdom to envision the pony on all degrees - sensible, theoretical and emotional. Drawing at the knowledge of shoes, vets, jockeys and a real-life horse whisperer, Smiley provides a component of drama and suspense as of her personal horses commence their careers on the racetrack. because the horses catch up with to the winner's circle, we're enchanted, enthralled and knowledgeable approximately what it's particularly wish to personal, educate and root for a racehorse.
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She shouted through the door and looked at herself in the mirror. She frowned at her image. She resembled someone who had spent a wild night in bed. Her hair looked like she was a scarecrow and her mascara and eye shadow was smudged all over her eyes. She looked like a hot-mess and she was surprised that Richard had even slept with her. He should be with tall leggy blondes, not average sized women with no money and a bad attitude. Which is what she was sure he must be thinking about her. She stuck her tongue out in the mirror and groaned when she saw a hicky on her neck.
She smiled at him and took off her skirt. She blushed as David whistled at her. ” He stared at her breasts barely hidden by the material and then looked down at her bare ass. ” Richard snapped at his brother and took his shirt off. Louise stared at his body mesmerized. He was so tan and hairy. He reminded her of an ancient Gladiator. She couldn’t keep her eyes off of him, something about him pulled at her primal urges. ” David pulled on her arm and she went along with him laughing. She looked back and saw Richard glaring after them.
She glared at him, while trying to decide what to do. She walked over to the bed to find her nightgown and he held it up in his hand. ” She snapped. ” He stood up and held it above his head. She clutched on to her towel with one hand and tried to grab the nightgown with the other hand. ” She snarled at him. He looked down at her and grinned. He felt himself growing hard just staring at her. She didn’t know it but her boobs were about ready to spill out of the top of the towel and he was enjoying the view.