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Black Stallion Mystery

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ISBN-10: 0679827005

ISBN-13: 9780679827009

Edition: 1985 (Reprint)

Authors: Walter Farley

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At auction, Alec Ramsay is stunned to find three colts whoseresemblance to the Black is uncanny. Could these young Arabians have the same father as the Black? Alec was told that the Black's sire died years ago in Arabia. Was it a lie? To learn the truth, Alec and the Black travel back to the land where they first met and discover that they are being used as pawns in a dangerous game.Once again, Alec and his famous horse find themselves deep in the spectacular but unforgiving Arabian desert, depending on their wits to stay alive!
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Book details

List price: $6.99
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 2/18/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.48" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Walter Farley was born in Syracuse, New York on June 26, 1915. He began writing The Black Stallion when he was a student at Columbia University and completed it while working as an advertising copywriter in New York City. It was an immediate success when it was published in 1941. During World War II, he served in the army where he wrote the second book in the series, The Black Stallion Returns. After his discharge from the service in 1946, he became a full-time author. He wrote 20 novels in the Black Stallion series. His also wrote a fictionalized biography of America's greatest Thoroughbred, Man O'War. He died of heart failure on October 17, 1989 at the age of 74.