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The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation / Elizabeth Letts.

Authors: Letts, Elizabeth.
Call number: 798.25079 LET
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2011.
Publication date: c2011.
Subject: Snowman (Horse)
Show jumpers (Horses) -- United States -- Biography.
Show horses -- United States -- Biography.
Title: The eighty-dollar champion : Snowman, the horse that inspired a nation / Elizabeth Letts.
Additional title: 80 dollar champion
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xiv, 329 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary note: "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"--Provided by publisher.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780345521088 (hardback)
0345521080 (hardback)
LCCN: 2010050993
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1306977
Bib No.: 1306977

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