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This rough magic

Heather Graham Pozzessere

This rough magic

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Published by Silhouette in Richmond .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHeather Graham Pozzessere.
SeriesSilhouette sensation
The Physical Object
Pagination251p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18087128M
ISBN 100373586795
OCLC/WorldCa28113076

Rough Magic is her first book. Connect For inquiries about marketing or partnerships, contact jennifer. Near irresistable siren song of restlessness and the bittersweet pleasures of solitute? But it was turns of phrases like that, I quickly realized--surprising, playful, unexpected--that were going to make me love it.

An unusual pleasure to read. Prior-Palmer had no formal training. Battling bouts of illness and dehydration, exhaustion and bruising falls, she decided she had nothing to lose. Hull combined this adhesive principle with the "Slick Ace. My Review of Rough Magic In a moment of rashness, Lara Prior-Palmer enters the Mongol Derby I almost never read memoir or auto-biographical writing and this fantastic book by Lara Prior-Palmer has served to illustrate what a wealth of delight I am missing.

It's not so much that she's incapable of writing a dull sentence. Rough Magic is her first book. She enters the race after the deadline, far too late to This rough magic book or even assemble the right kit for racing such a huge distance on 25 Mongolian horses. We're reminded that despite battling bone-deep fatigue in sweat-soaked clothes, we too have what it takes to stay upright--no matter how many times we may get knocked down. Riders often spend years preparing to compete in the Mongol Derby, a course that re-creates the horse messenger system developed by Genghis Khan. She was driven by her own restlessness, stubbornness, and a lifelong love of horses.


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For inquiries about press or events, contact Lena Moses-Schmitt: lena. She made me smile with her ignorance and her vitality.

An engaging profile of humans and horses, and a searing, soulful examination of endurance. For most of the race she is ambivalent about the idea of winning — such a conformist obsession, unfamiliar to a natural truant, the black sheep of a family committed to getting on and getting in to Oxford — and the moment of triumph brings embarrassment and anticlimax.

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She was driven by This rough magic book own restlessness, stubbornness, and a lifelong love of horses. Prior-Palmer had no formal training. I am afraid of horses, bored by competitive sports and no more interested in Mongolia than a person of average curiosity should be, and yet I found Rough Magic strangely compelling.

This between space is where performance remains as we engage with embodied history and challenge conventional notions of the archive. As Prior-Palmer senses on her journey, reconciling the wisdom of the everyday with the instinct for timelessness and mythmaking is a life's work--work to which Rough Magic is an engaging guide.

Her gleeful words alone are worth the ride. Howard P.

Rough Magic: Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race (Hardcover)

Connect For inquiries about marketing or partnerships, contact This rough magic book. Lara Prior-Palmer is an author to remember, and she's written a book that wild horses couldn't drag me away from.

Thanks to Lara's uncanny ability to make the reader feel like they're in this race with her, you'll be captivated from start to finish--and find yourself missing the book when it's over. Her self-awareness and refusal to take herself too seriously will have you galloping through this batshit crazy romp of hardship and hilarity.

Riders often spend years preparing to compete in the Mongol Derby, a course that This rough magic book the horse messenger system developed by Genghis Khan. Each dawn she rode out again on a This rough magic book horse, scrambling up mountains, swimming through rivers, crossing woodlands and wetlands, arid dunes and open steppe, as American television crews chased her in their jeeps.

Rough Magic is her first book. By turns a tale of tribulation and triumph, suspense and spirit, the emotional journey of Prior-Palmer's debut memoir ignites an immortal spark of inspiration that refuses to burn out.

Prior-Palmer weaves a coming-of-age tale with expert grace and worldly knowledge alongside an intensely riveting competition against herself and the land.

So will you. The effort, anyway, was not exactly to be first, but to stop Devan, a pink-clad Texas blonde from winning. She raced for ten days through extreme heat and terrifying storms, catching a few hours of sleep where she could at the homes of nomadic families.

Average Rating: Rate this: "At the age of nineteen, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to "the world's longest, toughest horse race"--an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of twenty-five wild ponies across 1, kilometers of Mongolian grassland.

That shifting--heroism to comedy, glamour to stinking holes in the ground--creates a tension far more interesting than the question of who's going to win the race, or how. Shonagh Hill. Horse lovers will adore this inspiring and spirited memoir.THE STORY: Transplanting characters from The Tempest to present-day New York, ROUGH MAGIC is a Shakespearean action-adventure-fantasy in the tradition of Harry Potter and The X-Men that conjures a mythical, magical meta-universe in which the evil sorcerer Prospero is willing to do anything to recover his stolen book of magic—even if it means Manhattan's destruction.

Jun 08,  · It’s the resistance to the obvious narratives that makes Rough Magic so appealing: the book undermines lazy women-in-the-wilderness tropes at every turn. The narrator is not “feisty” or. Paul Alexander's "Rough Magic"is an outstandingly sensitive account of Sylvia Plath's life.

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Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.Nov 03,  · Since I was dealing with highly sensitive personal material, "Rough Magic" had an extensive legal vetting.

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No material was quoted or paraphrased in the book unless I .Check out this great listen on magicechomusic.com At the age of 19, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered ebook website devoted to "the world's longest, toughest horse race" - an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of 25 wild ponies across 1, kilomete.