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Beautiful Jim Key The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World

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ISBN-10: 0060567031

ISBN-13: 9780060567033

Edition: 2005

Authors: Mim E. Rivas

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For close to a century, a majestic chapter of American history has been buried in an obscure grave in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Beautiful Jim Key, the onetime ugly duckling of a scrub colt that became one of the most heralded and beloved heroes of his day, was famous neither for his beauty nor his speed but instead for his exceptional intelligence. Said to have an I.Q. equivalent to that of a human sixth-grader, Jim exploded on to the national scene in 1897 by demonstrating inexplicable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, tell time, sort mail, cite biblical passages, and debate politics. For the next nine years, Jim performed in nationwide expositions and world's fairs to…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English