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The Eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation

Author: Elizabeth Letts
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ballantine Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Letts
ISBN: 0345521080 9780345521088 9780345521095 0345521099
OCLC Number: 1059159851
Description: 352 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Letts.

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"The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed"--

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