Tod Sloan by Himself [paperback reprint]
Sloan, Tod; ed. by A. Dick Luckman

Sloan, Tod; ed. by A. Dick Luckman. Tod Sloan by Himself. San Diego State University Press for the Sport Literature Association 1988. xxvii, 202p + several ills. Reprint of the jockey's autobiography (actually written by Luckman), first published in 1915. New paperbound. ** Colorful life of the great turn-of-the-20th-century American jockey, popularizer of the crouched seat. A modern preface points out the book's many themes that are relevant to sport today, especially "What if a champion is also a cheat?" (Item ID: 2573)


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