Reviews

  • "Think the next <i>Educated</i> or <i>Wild</i>. Palmer’s memoir of beating the odds to become a horse champion is an inspiring saga of perseverance — and a classic underdog tale."

    Entertainment Weekly
  • "Prior-Palmer's style is a fascinating mix of pep and poignancy. A really terrific story by a spirited new voice."

    Sara Baume
  • "[Prior-Palmer's] gorgeous, sensual depiction of this race is a literary marvel; it feels like you are riding alongside her across the desolate steppes; her verbal acuity makes vivid the most elusive of landscapes; her triumph becomes ours."

    NYLON
  • "Absolutely riveting."

    Buzzfeed
  • "Filled with soulful self-reflection and race detail, this fast-paced page-turner is a thrill ride from start to finish."

    Publishers Weekly