The Seabiscuit story

from the pages of the nation"s most prominent racing magazine

Publisher: Eclipse Press, Publisher: Blood-Horse Publications in Lexington, Ky

Written in English
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  • Seabiscuit (Race horse),
  • Race horses -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Horse racing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John McEvoy.
ContributionsMcEvoy, John, 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF355.S4 S425 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3695887M
ISBN 10158150098X
LC Control Number2003102040

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Seabiscuit, the unlikely hero of the book, is a three-year-old mud-colored colt that brings the principal characters in the story together. Though it is not initially evident from his scruffy appearance, Seabiscuit descends from champion lines; he is the grandson of award-winning Man . Looking for books by Laura Hillenbrand? See all books authored by Laura Hillenbrand, including Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, and Seabiscuit, and more on clubhipicbanyoles.com 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 . Seabiscuit is more than sports writing, more than biography Seabiscuit is a telling document about America's romance with the underdog. (An additional note: this trade paper edition would be great for book groups as it includes a bonus reader's guide.) Georgie, clubhipicbanyoles.com5/5(4).

Seabiscuit became one of thoroughbred racings greatest legends at a time when the sport needed it the most. Seabiscuit was born May 23, At age 2 he had raced a record 35 times with only 5 wins to his name. He went on to race 23 more times at the age of 3, capturing 9 of these outings, before he was claimed by Charles and Marcella Howard after winning a claiming race at Saratoga.

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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single Cited by: Jun 30,  · Laura Hillenbrand (born ) is the author of the acclaimed Seabiscuit: An American Legend, a non-fiction account of the career of the great racehorse Seabiscuit, for which she won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in The book later /5.

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The picture relates a moving story of friendship and devotion in rehabilitating the main characters'fractured lives, as it interweaves the interactions between horse, jockey, trainer and owner and their adoring fans. Mar 28,  · #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken comes a universal underdog story about the horse who came out of nowhere to become a legend.

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Seabiscuit is a nonfiction book written by Laura Hillenbrand about the rise to fame and racing glory of an American racehorse named Seabiscuit. In the depths of the Great Depression, Seabiscuit rose from obscurity to international fame, and became a symbol of hope for many Americans.

Born inhe was owned by the Wheatley Stable, which. The book tells the story of Seabiscuit, possibly the most famous American racehorse of all time, with special emphasis on the human beings who discovered him, trained him, and risked both their lives and their money on him. Seabiscuit captured the nation's imagination at the height of the Great Depression.

The story of Seabiscuit is the true "can't judge a book by its cover" antedote. Seabiscuit didn't look like a race horse but, a down on his luck trainer, a trusting owner and broke down jockey knew what he was capable of accomplishing.

Great narrator!!Would read again. "The Seabiscuit Story" is a compilation of articles that appeared in "The Blood Horse" magazine. Though my passion is horses and I had seen the Seabiscuit movie, I was afraid this book would be rather "dry"/5.

Read my Seabiscuit book review, and see why this true story about a race horse is one of my all-time favorite books. Seabiscuit was an unlikely champion race horse that. Companion site to the book by Laura Hillenbrand. began a rehabilitation of Seabiscuit that would lift him, and them, from obscurity.

For the Seabiscuit crew and for America, it was the beginning of =ve uproarious years of anguish and exultation. From toSeabiscuit endured a remarkable run of bad fortune, conspiracy, and injury to establish himself as one of history’s most.

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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 inreceiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini.

Jul 25,  · Directed by Gary Ross. With Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Cooper. True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation/10(K). Laura Hillenbrand beautifully renders this breathtaking saga of a horse's journey from also-ran to national legend.

Seabiscuit is an inspiring tale of unlikely heroes, a classic story of three embattled individuals overcoming the odds in the Great Depression. Laura Hillenbrand's fascinating and well-researched book Seabiscuit: An American Legend tells the story of this underdog, giving an old legend new life.

While providing an authoritative account of the horse's storied career, Hillenbrand focuses on the men and women who helped Seabiscuit become a champion. Seabiscuit Book Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken comes a universal underdog story about the horse who came out of nowhere to become a legend.

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Seabiscuit was one of the most remarkable Thoroughbred racehorses in history. From toAmericans thronged to racetracks to watch the small, ungainly racehorse become a champion. Seabiscuit An American Legend (Book): Hillenbrand, Laura: Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world inreceiving 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. This isn't the great film it could've been and the book is much better but it is still very enjoyable. Its many good points even out the flaws. And the true story of Seabiscuit has so much heart to it that you can't help but be moved by this movie.

This is a movie for everyone, not just horse lovers/5. Few sports movies in the last few years have been as anticipated as "Seabiscuit." Based on Laura Hillenbrand's mega-bestseller, "Seabiscuit: An American Legend," the movie, a biopic that uses, on.

Seabiscuit, (foaled ), American racehorse (Thoroughbred) that in six seasons (–40) won 33 of 89 races and a total of $, a record for American Thoroughbreds (broken ). His unlikely success proved a welcome diversion to millions during the Great Depression, and he became a national.

Mar 01,  · Laura Hillenbrand, author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken, brilliantly re-creates a universal underdog story in this #1 New York Times clubhipicbanyoles.comcuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world inreceiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or clubhipicbanyoles.com by: Grounding the story in the people that touched and were touched by Seabiscuit also acts as a safeguard literary device that prevents the book from careening off into the dangerous territory of over-anthropomorphization which would be all too easy, given the subject matter.

During the Great Depression, Seabiscuit captured American hearts from the soup kitchens to the White House. In this classic story, Ralph Moody recounts the true story of a plucky horse that refused to quit, a down-on-his-luck jockey determined to help his horse win, and the trainer who brought out the best in.

This book is a history that centers around a very unique horse, Seabiscuit, who was sired by the speedy but temperamental Hard Tack on a mare named Swing On. The author also depicts three other men who are key to Seabiscuit's story: his owner Charles Howard, his trainer Tom Smith, and his two jockeys John "Red" Pollard and George Woolf.

“For Seabiscuit, he wanted superstardom, in his own age and in history.” To make sure the horse got his due, Howard badgered and charmed reporters with letters and phone calls, and even sent. Laura Hillenbrand (born May 15, ) is an American author of books and magazine articles.

Her two best-selling nonfiction books, Seabiscuit: An American Legend and Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption have sold over 13 million copies, and each was adapted for film. Her writing style is considered to differ from the New Journalism style, dropping verbal.

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand About the Book Seabiscuit was an unlikely champion. For two years he floundered at the lowest level of racing, before his dormant talent was discovered by three men. One was Tom Smith, an arthritic old mustang breaker. The second was Red Pollard, a half-blind jockey.This book chronicles the amazing story of Seabiscuit.

Filled with immeasurable details and anecdotes, the book relays the triumphs and hardships of horse racing in the early 20th century. Although written as non-fiction the book reads as a complete story.Book "The Seabiscuit Story",1st edition by John McEvoy.

Actual first-hand news reports from the s and '40s, culled from the historic archives of The Blood-Horse magazine. Accounts of events that reflect the history and racing exploits of an unexpected national clubhipicbanyoles.com Rating: % positive.