I, Angelo, Great Great Grandson of Buffalo Bill

I, Angelo, Great Great Grandson of Buffalo Bill

by Robert Balchus


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Does a love last forever? Can a father teach a child how to face life's passing? Do horses fly? Do you listen to your dreams and search for an answer?
One fateful morning, a lawyer calls on Angelo, an Italian horse-trainer, to announce that he is the heir of a memento from the Buffalo Bill estate: it consists of a box and a letter that the legendary hero wrote to a child he presumed to be the fruit of a romantic interlude with an Italian beauty while he was in Rome with his Wild West Show in 1890.
Bending time, we become privy to the great American hero's love story and are electrified by the ventures of young and old horsemen alike who - knowingly or unknowingly - quest for that mystical, never-to-be-forgotten magic ride.

"Offering some new twists to stories about 'horse whisperers,' Balchus sets his novel in Italy where he weaves two timelines while successfully intermingling the culture of Italy with that of the American West...
Questions about love, duty, purpose in life and the ancient bond between man and horse are interwoven in two stories that are deftly connected by plot and character development... Balchus's story could be transformed into a successful screenplay... a novel suitable mainly for adolescent readers fascinated by horses." Kirkus Reviews
"As a lover of both, Italy and the Wild West, I couldn't pass on this book and got totally absorbed! Fun to read, deep, moving and inspiring!" Amazon Reviewer
"For anyone who has experienced knowing they have met their soul mate, or has had the intuition that their horse silently speaks to them, this book is for you. Nicholas Sparks move over - this is so much better and more profound on all levels." Amazon Reviewer

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ISBN-13: 9781463688936
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/23/2011
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Robert Balchus was born in Philadelphia, and is a UCLA graduate. Actor, screenwriter, and producer, he has worked with top international names in film and tv both in the U.S. and Europe. Among his works are Bolognini's award-winning FAREWELL MOSCOW, starring Liv Ullman, Bondarchuk's mini-series AND QUIET FLOWS THE DON, starring Rupert Everett and Ben Gazzara, and Squitieri's THE THIRD SOLUTION, starring Danny Aiello and F. Murray Abraham. He presently resides in Italy where he conducts workshops in intercultural communication and is an American Quarter Horse buff.

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