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Description - Who Was Seabiscuit? by James Buckley

In the middle of the worst depression in U.S. history, one young racehorse lifted a nation's spirits. Seabiscuit was born in 1933 on a farm in Kentucky. Though bred for racing, he was weak and undersized. He slept too long and ate too much. Against the odds, he began to win local races. He was given a new coach who trained him to race in larger circuits. Soon enough, this scrappy horse began beating the best racehorses in the country. He became a media darling and won national competitions. In 1938 he was voted U.S. Horse of the Year. Seabiscuit's undying spirit and come-from-behind story made him a celebrity and hero for millions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780606375573
ISBN-10: 0606375570
Format: Hardback
(191mm x 135mm x 13mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2015

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Author Biography - James Buckley

James Buckley, Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including"Who Was Ernest Shackleton?""

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