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The Jagged Circle

Shelley Peterson

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

An inside look at the world of training and racing horses, taking readers into the life of a young jockey
Explores social issues about complicated family dynamics from a teen's perspective
Themes: self-confidence, secrets, cult, forgiveness
Author breeds, trains, and works with horses and writes with insight and a vivid flair for description
Booklist on Jockey Girl: “Peterson’s depiction of the racing world is intriguing and comprehensive, and stories about girls and their horses will never go out of style.”
The Rider on Jockey Girl: “Peterson tackles the tough societal issues of addiction, abuse, and homelessness with compassion and the understanding that people are not always who we want them to be.”

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