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Seabiscuit : [an American legend]

Author: Laura Hillenbrand; George Newbern; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2010.
Series: Ballantine reader's circle.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Hillenbrand, Laura.
Seabiscuit.
Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2010
(OCoLC)679987817
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Hillenbrand; George Newbern; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9780307878656 0307878651
OCLC Number: 682910307
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 13:13:29.
Downloadable audiobooks.
eAudiobook.
Performer(s): Read by George Newbern.
Description: 1 sound file : digital.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 190053 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: PART I --
1. The Day of the Horse Is Past 3 --
2. The Lone Plainsman 19 --
3. Mean, Restive, and Ragged 31 --
4. The Cougar and the Iceman 49 --
5. A Boot on One Foot, a Toe Tag on the Other 65 --
6. Light and Shadow 83 --
PART II --
7. Learn Your Horse 99 --
8. Fifteen Strides 113 --
9. Gravity 127 --
10. War Admiral 141 --
11. No Pollard, No Seabiscuit 155 --
12. All I Need Is Luck 173 --
13. Hardball 183 --
14. The Wise We Boys 199 --
15. Fortune's Fool 217 --
16. I Know My Horse 229 --
17. The Dingbustingest Contest You Ever Clapped an Eye On 239 --
18. Deal 251 --
19. The Second Civil War 265 --
PART III --
20. "All Four of His Legs Are Broken" 281 --
21. A Long, Hard Pull 295 --
22. Four Good Legs Between Us 303 --
23. One Hundred Grand 317.
Series Title: Ballantine reader's circle.
Responsibility: Laura Hillenbrand.

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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail...

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