The Glory

Two teenagers from very different backgrounds look to enter one of the world’s toughest endurance races.

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Publishing history
Orion, London, 2015, 320 pp.

You would have thought that teenager Alexandra Blakewood had she could wish for. She doesn’t have a horse, however, but what she does have is an amazing ability to get into trouble. When she’s sent to a US boot camp, escape beckons in the form of a horse race across the American West called The Glory.

She is not the only teenager with an interest in the race: Will Greyton was a star student, but had to leave school when his father was laid off. Now Will works at a burger joint, and his father needs an operation and that has to be paid for. The prize for The Glory is $250,000…

 

 

Lauren St John