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The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion( 3 customer ratings | )
Author: Farley, Walter
ISBN:978-0-679-81343-9
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $13.99
Book Description:

First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. From Alec Ramsay and the Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old.

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Horses
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 19.4 x 1.4 cm
Book Weight:0.152 Kilograms
Author Biography
Farley, Walter (Author)
Walter Farley was born in Syracuse, New York on June 26, 1915. He began writing The Black Stallion when he was a student at Columbia University and completed it while working as an advertising copywriter in New York City. It was an immediate success when it was published in 1941. During World War II, he served in the army where he wrote the second book in the series, The Black Stallion Returns. After his discharge from the service in 1946, he became a full-time author. He wrote 20 novels in the Black Stallion series. His also wrote a fictionalized biography of America's greatest Thoroughbred, Man O'War. He died of heart failure on October 17, 1989 at the age of 74.

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