The Chestry oak

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Viking Press, Oct 1, 1948 - Horses - 236 pages
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Story of a Hungarian prince and a stallion. Raised in the traditions of his noble family, Michael survives the Nazis only to be wounded when his home is bombed. As a refugee, he brings an acorn from his Hungarian home to the farm in the Hudson River Valley where he tries to fit into a new life.

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User Review  - elliemaejune - LibraryThing

One of my favorite books. I first read it because it had a horse on the cover; and indeed, although the horse does have a part, the Chestry Oak is not about the horse. The Chestry Oak is a model of ... Read full review

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User Review  - nancyo - LibraryThing

This is my all time, number one, favorite story. It is about a boy in Hungary during WWII, who loves and loses a horse. The boy ends up on a farm in the US, and makes a new life there. And then.. Read full review


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