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Author Letts, Elizabeth.

Title The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation / Elizabeth Letts.

Imprint New York : Ballantine Books, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    798.2507 LET    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    798.25079 LET    DUE 04-06-19
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    798.25079 LET    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    798.25079 LET    Available
Edition 1st. ed.
Description xiv, 329 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-311) and index.
Summary "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Snowman (Horse)
Show jumpers (Horses) -- United States -- Biography.
Show horses -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780345521088 (hardback)

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