Sweet William by John Hawkes
A Memoir of Old Horse

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A fictional autobiography of a horse traces the shifting circumstances of his life from a tragic youth, through his years on the racetrack of life, to his relationship with a kindly old man. By the author of The Blood Oranges.

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John Hawkes is the author of sixteen books of fiction, including bi>Sweet William, Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade, and The Blood Oranges (all available from Penguin). He is Professor of English Emeritus at Brown University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
Published August 1, 1993 by Simon & Schuster. 269 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After his various protagonisms, William is relieved of his anthropomorphic role and becomes only a horse;

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