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SEABISCUIT: An American Legend

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The former editor of Equus magazine retells the riveting story of an unlikely racehorse that became an American obsession during the Depression.Like all heroes of an epic, Seabiscuit had to endure setbacks, dispel doubts about his abilities, and contend with formidable rivals. Hillenbrand deftly mixes arcane horse lore with a narrative as compelling as any adventure yarn as she introduces first ... Read full review

Review: Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Mei-Ling Fong

"He had a sad little tail, barely long enough to brush his hocks. His stubby legs were a study in unsound construction, with squarish, asymmetrical 'baseball glove' knees that didn't quite straighten all the way, leaving him in a permanent semicrouch… His gallop was so disorganized that he had a maddening tendency to whack himself in the front ankle with his own hind hoof." If you are not a fan ... Read full review

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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Quick, name the hero who received more news coverage in 1938 than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. It's Seabiscuit, a Thoroughbred who went from last place to racing legend. Based on the author's award-winning magazine story for American Heritage. Read full review


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