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Perfect Timing: How Isaac Murphy Became one of the World's Greatest…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0670060836, Hardcover)With stunningly vibrant illustrations by Coretta Scott King Awardwinner Jerome Lagarrigue, Perfect Timing tells the story of Isaac Murphy, the grandson of slaves who escaped a life of labor and poverty by turning a chance offer to ride a horse into one of the most successful jockey careers in the history of racing. Many of Isaac’s records remain unbroken today. Filled with paintings that capture the excitement, tension, and movement of a horse race, Perfect Timing is a winning combination of sports, biography, and the inspiring story of an African American who made racing history.
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See how one offer to ride a horse changed Isaac Murphy's life and gave him the chance to become one of the greatest jockeys of all time.
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