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Eighty-Dollar Champion Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation

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ISBN-10: 0345521099

ISBN-13: 9780345521095

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth Letts

List price: $23.00
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November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses—a drab white former plow horse named Snowman—and his rider, Harry de Leyer. They were the longest of all longshots—and their win was the stuff of legend. Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a bleak winter afternoon between the slats of a rickety truck bound for the slaughterhouse. He recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up horse and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island, the horse thrived. But the recent Dutch immigrant and his growing family needed money, and…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English