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Author: Horace McCoy; Serpent's Tail (Firm),
Publisher: London [England] ; New York : Serpent's Tail, 1995.
Series: Midnight classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The depression of the 1930s led people to desperate measures to survive. The Marathon Dance Craze, which flourished at that time, seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money--dancing the hours away for cash. But, the underside of that Craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms. [author's] classic American story captures that dark side in this powerful novel."--
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Fiction
Mystery and detective fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCoy, Horace, 1897-1955.
They shoot horses, don't they?
London ; New York : Serpent's Tail, 1995
(OCoLC)647554488
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace McCoy; Serpent's Tail (Firm),
ISBN: 185242401X 9781852424015
OCLC Number: 33630872
Notes: A novel.
"First published in 1935 in the USA"--Title page verso.
Published in London, England.
Description: 121 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Midnight classics.
Other Titles: Horace McCoy's They shoot horses, don't they?
Responsibility: Horace McCoy.
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"The depression of the 1930s led people to desperate measures to survive. The Marathon Dance Craze, which flourished at that time, seemed a simple way for people to earn extra money--dancing the hours away for cash. But, the underside of that Craze was filled with a competition and violence unknown to most ballrooms. [author's] classic American story captures that dark side in this powerful novel."--

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