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Author Hayter-Menzies, Grant, 1964- author.

Title Dorothy Brooke and the fight to save Cairo's lost war horses / Grant Hayter-Menzies ; foreword by Monty Roberts ; introduction by Evelyn Webb-Carter.

Publication Info. Lincoln, NE : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    636.1083 HAY    Available
Description xviii, 199 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Dorothy -- Dawn raiders -- Cupid -- Old Bill -- Old war horse fund -- Black Friday -- Adventure -- An end and a beginning -- Street of the English Lady -- Going home -- World War -- Their portion is gardens -- Epilogue: Brooke.
Summary "A biography of Dorothy Brooke (1883-1955), who founded the Old War Horse Memorial Hospital in Cairo to rescue the horses left behind by British forces during the Great War."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Brooke, Dorothy, 1884-1955.
Brooke, Geoffrey, 1884- -- Family.
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Cairo, Egypt).
War horses -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
War horses -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Animal rescue -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History -- 20th century.
Generals' spouses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Cavalry operations.
Animal welfare -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Cairo (Egypt) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781612347691 hardcover alkaline paper
161234769X hardcover alkaline paper

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