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Man o' War : a legend like lightning

Author: Dorothy Ours
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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The story of a legendary early twentieth-century racehorse offers insight into the sport during his career, describing the horse's rebellious early years, the rumors about race fixing that haunted his one defeat, and the role of arch-rival and Triple Crown winner Sir Barton.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Man o' War, (Race horse)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Ours
ISBN: 9780312341008 0312341008
OCLC Number: 131323650
Description: viii, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Two wars begin --
Auction at Saratoga --
Licensed to fly --
Wake up, shake up --
Launched --
Prickly heat --
Runnin' fools --
The Sanford --
Butterflies --
Right way, wrong way --
Done with mirrors --
Up for grabs --
Speed miracles begin --
Breather --
Crucible --
Alight in August --
Realization --
River of dreams --
Lighting a match --
Blow --
Settlements --
Ebb tide.
Responsibility: Dorothy Ours.

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The story of a legendary early twentieth-century racehorse offers insight into the sport during his career, describing the horse's rebellious early years, the rumors about race fixing that haunted his one defeat, and the role of arch-rival and Triple Crown winner Sir Barton.

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