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Seabiscuit : an American legend

Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st mass market pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN: 0345465083 9780345465085
OCLC Number: 52516184
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, c2001.
Description: 453 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Day of the horse is past --
Lone plainsman --
Mean, restive, and ragged --
Cougar and the iceman --
Boot on one foot, a toe tag on the other --
Light and shadow --
Learn your horse --
Fifteen strides --
Gravity --
War Admiral --
No Pollard, no Seabiscuit --
All I need is luck --
Hardball --
Wise we boys --
Fortune's fool --
I know my horse --
Dingbustingest contest you ever clapped an eye on --
Deal --
Second civil war --
"All four of his legs are broken" --
Long, hard pull --
Four good legs between us --
One hundred grand.
Responsibility: Laura Hillenbrand.

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Retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend.

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