Transcript of the back of Secretariat: a Life, written by Diane Nguyen:
Diane Nguyen was born in Boston. Then she attended Boston University and majored in Literature and Equine Studies. In preparation for this book, Diane spent three years conducting research and interviews to bring to light the saga of Secretariat. Previous works include The Rise and Fall of Strongheart and the New York Times bestseller, Training Zippo Pine Bar.
Diane currently lives in Los Angeles with a dog.
“Nuanced, dark, and triumphant, Nguyen’s Secretariat: a Life lays bare the before-hidden struggles and impetus behind Secretariat’s record breaking success.” The New Yorkie Times
“In Secretariat: a Life, Nguyen paints a vivid portrait of one of the greatest thoroughbreds of all time. From interviews with Secretariat’s family, managers, and lovers we see a side of the legend until now left unseen. Never again will you look at Secretariat the same.” USA Toady
“The amazing story behind one of the greatest athletes of the twentieth century.” Newsbeak