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Description - A Fine Place to Daydream by Bill Barich

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 trainers and jockeys; the beleaguered bookies who work rain or shine; and a host of passionate, like-minded fans from Father Sean Breen, the Racing Priest, to T. P. Reilly, whose peculiar betting system turns on a horse s looks. Witty, philosophical, and vividly written, A Fine Place to Daydream is a paean to the real Ireland, a moving tale of a surprise romance, and a thrilling account of a hugely exciting season at the track."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400078097
ISBN-10: 1400078091
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bill Barich

Bill Barich has lived in Northern California for most of his life. For many years he was a staff writer at The New Yorker, contributing fiction and nonfiction alike. His honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and inclusion in Best American Short Stories. He is a Literary Laureate of the San Francisco Public Library and currently lives in Dublin.

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