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|Title||:||Seabiscuit: An American Legend|
|Number of Pages||:||457|
|Category||:||Non fiction, History, Biography, Sports, Animals, Horses|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Seabiscuit: An American Legend Hillenbrand brilliantly re creates a universal underdog story one that proves life is a horse race .
Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in receiving more coverage than FDR Hitler or Mussolini But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment which had written off the crooked legged racehorse with the sad tail Three men changed Seabiscuit s fortunes .
Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United States and became an overnight millionaire When he needed a trainer for his new racehorses he hired Tom Smith a mysterious mustang breaker from the Colorado plains Smith urged Howard to buy Seabiscuit for a bargain basement price then hired as his jockey Red Pollard a failed boxer who was blind in one eye half crippled and prone to quoting passages from Ralph Waldo Emerson Over four years these unlikely partners survived a phenomenal run of bad fortune conspiracy and severe injury to transform Seabiscuit from a neurotic pathologically indolent also ran into an American sports icon .
Author Laura Hillenbrand brilliantly re creates a universal underdog story one that proves life is a horse race