The Eighty-dollar Champion

The Eighty-dollar Champion

Snowman, the Horse That Inspired A Nation

Downloadable Audiobook - 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.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011.
ISBN: 9781441786494
144178649X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (ca. 10 hr., 30 min.))
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.

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