Treasury of Great Horse Stories: A Collection of Tales That Celebrates the Majestic Beauty of the Horse

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Featured in literature and popular culture; immortalized in myth, legen, and art; the role of the horse has been transformed by mankind through the years. Admired for their strength,speed and beauty, horses have represented survival, wealth, dominance, freedom and even spirituality. Thus, it is not surprising that many of our most treasured authors, both past and present, have chosen to feature this magnificent creature in their writings. From Anna Sewell's Black Beauty to Mary O' Hara's My Friend Flicka-Treasury...

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Featured in literature and popular culture; immortalized in myth, legen, and art; the role of the horse has been transformed by mankind through the years. Admired for their strength,speed and beauty, horses have represented survival, wealth, dominance, freedom and even spirituality. Thus, it is not surprising that many of our most treasured authors, both past and present, have chosen to feature this magnificent creature in their writings. From Anna Sewell's Black Beauty to Mary O' Hara's My Friend Flicka-Treasury of Great Horse Stories gathers works from the greatest writers of our times.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884864172
  • Publisher: Bristol Park Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/25/2007
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     IX
Introduction     XI
We'll Have Fun   John O'Hara     1
Classical Horses   Judith Tarr     17
One Ten Three   Barry N. Malzberg     39
The Most Magical Thing About Rachel   Nancy Springer     47
A Miracle of Evolution   James A. Michener     65
The Rocking-Horse Winner   D. H. Lawrence     79
Tea and 'Biscuit   Jon L. Breen     97
My Friend Flicka   Mary O'Hara     107
Black Beauty   Anna Sewell     121
Strider: The Story of a Horse   Leo Tolstoy     127
A Wayside Adventure   C. S. Lewis     145
Rescue   Walter Farley     155
A Man Justly Popular   R. D. Blackmore     163
The Brogue   Saki     169
The Blue Roan   Molly Gloss     175
The Njuggle   Laura Frankos     187
Murder on the Race Course   Julian Symons     199
The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse   William Saroyan     221
Owen Rides at the County Fair   Hamlin Garland     229
For a Horse   Will James     245
Once a Cowboy   Will James     255
Mother and Our Wicked Mare   Clarence Day     269
Of Horses and Their History   Cleveland Amory     277
A Mexican Plug   Mark Twain     307
Malish   Mike Resnick     313
The Cat Who Wasn't Black   Josepha Sherman     317
Horses-One Dash   Stephen Crane     327
Story of a Piebald Horse   W. H. Hudson     341
Chu Chu   Bret Harte     353
Race at Left Bower   Ambrose Bierce     375
The Day's Work   Rudyard Kipling     379
Governor Manco and the Soldier   Washington Irving     401
Whitey   Booth Tarkington     417
The Brown Mare   Alfred Ollivant     437
Buying a Horse   William Dean Howells     447
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