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The horse God built : the untold story of Secretariat, the world's greatest racehorse

Author: Lawrence Scanlan
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In The Horse God Built Lawrence Scanlan gives the reader a groom's-eye view of the most exciting time in racing history. But more than anything else, it is a moving portrait of the powerful bond between human and horse.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Secretariat, (Horse); Secretariat, (Horse)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Scanlan
ISBN: 9780312367244 0312367244 9780312382254 0312382251
OCLC Number: 85822575
Description: xii, 335 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: a horse and his groom --
Rarity --
Red horse, Black angel --
Connection --
Backstretch: Eddie's world --
Grace --
Your miracle has arrived --
Greatest --
Eddie was a prince --
Parade of stallions --
Full of run --
Gift --
Catching a glimpse of glory --
Adulation --
Ghost of Eddie Sweat --
Thoroughbred stallion --
Pilgrimage --
My baby --
Eulogy for a horse --
Knowing horses --
Epilogue: in praise of a bond.
Responsibility: Lawrence Scanlan.
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Most of us know the legend of Secretariat, the tall, handsome chestnut racehorse whose string of honours runs long and rich. As Secretariat's groom, loyal friend, and protector, Eddie Sweat  Read more...

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"Scanlan is a compassionate reporter ... the author is an amiable companion on the road."--Bill Barich, "The New York Times" ..".this volume bulges with insight into and sensitivity toward the world Read more...

 
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