|Author:||Bronson Pinchot,Elizabeth Letts|
|Title:||The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation (Library Edition)|
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|ePUB size:||1615 kb|
|FB2 size:||1233 kb|
|DJVU size:||1453 kb|
|Category:||Pets and Animal Care|
|Publisher:||Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Unabridged LIBRARY edition (August 23, 2011)|
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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. Rubrics: Snowman (Horse) Show jumpers (Horses) United States Biography Show horses.
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.
Elizabeth Letts (Author), Bronson Pinchot (Narrator), Inc. Blackstone Audio (Publisher). Get this audiobook plus a second, free. I knew I was in for a treat when author Elizabeth Letts painted a vivid image of a dirty, flea-bitten nag looking through the board slats of a truck bound for the slaughter house at a man with only eighty dollars in his pocket-a man who needed a horse to train students to ride and jump horses at an all-girls.
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion book. Letts sprinkles the interesting bits of Harry de Leyer's life throughout the book, instead of building his character into something cohesive for the reader, this style seems to dilute the man and his accomplishments. Letts tells the reader nearly ad nauseam that Harry wanted to be his own man, that Snowman cleans up nicely but is no beauty and that Harry knew better than to be sentimental about a horse
Elizabeth Letts's message is simple: Never give up, even when the obstacles seem sky-high. There is something extraordinary in all of us. 'This is a wonderful book'joyous, heartfelt, and an eloquent reminder that hope can be found in the unlikeliest of places. 'Gwen Cooper, New York Times bestselling author. Please contact Member Services for additional documents. has successfully been added to your shopping cart.
An inspiring tale of a horse that beat the odds. Reminiscent of the inspiring, against-the-odds success story that made Seabiscuit a bestseller, The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman that, saved from the slaughterhouse, went on to become America's leading show jumper, winning first prize at 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.
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November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses-a drab white former plow horse named Snowman-and his rider, Harry de Leyer. Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a bleak winter afternoon between the slats of a rickety truck bound for the slaughterhouse. He recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up horse and bought him for eighty dollars. A Letter from Author Elizabeth Letts. A writer is always on the lookout for a good story, but the first time I saw a striking old photograph, I didn’t realize that I had stumbled across a tale so extraordinary that it had the power to change lives. The old black and white photo showed a horse and rider team in the midst of a crazy feat-jumping right over the back of another horse.