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

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

Label
The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation
Title
The eighty-dollar champion
Title remainder
Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Letts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Letts, Elizabeth
Dewey number
798.2/5079
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF295.565.S66
LC item number
L48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snowman
  • Show jumpers (Horses)
  • Show horses
  • Pets
  • PETS
  • HISTORY
Label
The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation, Elizabeth Letts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kills -- On the way home -- Land of clover -- An ordinary farm chunk -- A school for young ladies -- Hollandia Farms -- How to make a living at horses -- The stable boy -- Where the heart is -- The horse can jump -- A grim business -- Horses, owners, and riders -- Sinjon -- The circuit -- New challenges -- The things that really matter -- Piping rock -- The indoor circuit -- The diamond jubilee -- "Deutschland über Alles" -- Famous! -- The wind of change -- Camelot -- Branglebrink Farms -- The Cinderella horse -- The galloping grandfather
Control code
ocn690086343
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9780345521088
Lccn
2010050993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40019826324
  • 9780345521088
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)690086343
Label
The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation, Elizabeth Letts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The kills -- On the way home -- Land of clover -- An ordinary farm chunk -- A school for young ladies -- Hollandia Farms -- How to make a living at horses -- The stable boy -- Where the heart is -- The horse can jump -- A grim business -- Horses, owners, and riders -- Sinjon -- The circuit -- New challenges -- The things that really matter -- Piping rock -- The indoor circuit -- The diamond jubilee -- "Deutschland über Alles" -- Famous! -- The wind of change -- Camelot -- Branglebrink Farms -- The Cinderella horse -- The galloping grandfather
Control code
ocn690086343
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9780345521088
Lccn
2010050993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 40019826324
  • 9780345521088
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)690086343

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