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In addition to Kentucky Derby Dreams, Susan Nusser is also the author of In Service to the Horse, which explored the bond that develops between competition horses and their grooms, and between that of one of Kentucky’s most valuable stallion and his groom. She has written about both the politics and culture of the human and animal relationship for Milwaukee Magazine and teaches writing at Carroll University. She lives in Milwaukee with her husband, daughters, cats and a pit bull.


Average rating: 4.21 · 112 ratings · 18 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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