Although Robert Redford passed on Polans… Please try again. The small, and grand, circuits, that lure and occupy amateur skiers are the setting for Jack Roche's association with equally competitive companions. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. One of a pair of image-skewering films the director made with mega-star Robert Redford at the height of his popularity -- 1972's The Candidate being the other -- Downhill Racer never goes for the easy satirical punchline in its analysis of Redford's arrogant Olympic skier, David Chappellet. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip. [Jonny Zucker; Iain Buchanan] -- Sam and Liz are part of the Glasgow Giants - a mountain bike racing team.

Please try again. Narrated by Jack, the tough one, the super-competitor who has an epiphany at the end: "I had wanted to beat everyone in the world at this one thing [downhill racing]. (He pulled out of a race after he was halfway down the course when a racer in front of him fell.) The Western: Four Classic Novels of the 1940s & 50s (LOA #331): The Ox-Bow Incident / Shane / The Searchers / Warlock (The Library of America).

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There's nothing especially extraordinary about the plot, but what casts the book beyond the average is Hall's superb writing, especially the dialogue, which I think is in a league with John O'Hara's: it's fresh and exciting and, most of all, totally believable. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. I bought this copy to replace my older one lost in the flood. KIRKUS REVIEW.

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