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I own the racecourse!

Patricia Wrightson

I own the racecourse!

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with mental disabilities -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    A mentally retarded boy thinks he has bought a race track for three dollars, and until a solution to the problem can be found, only the patience and understanding of his friends keep him from being hurt by the truth.

    Edition Notes

    American ed. (New York, Harcourt, Brace & World) published under title: A racecourse for Andy.

    StatementIllustrated by Margaret Horder.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsHorder, Margaret, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W9593 I
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5717578M
    ISBN 100090852206
    LC Control Number70370816


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