Seabiscuit Book
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Seabiscuit


  • Author : Laura Hillenbrand
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Date : 2003-07-01
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780345467393

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#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. Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, 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. BONUS: This edition contains a Seabiscuit discussion guide and an excerpt from Unbroken. Praise for Seabiscuit “Fascinating . . . Vivid . . . A first-rate piece of storytelling, leaving us not only with a vivid portrait of a horse but a fascinating slice of American history as well.”—The New York Times “Engrossing . . . Fast-moving . . . More than just a horse’s tale, because the humans who owned, trained, and rode Seabiscuit are equally fascinating. . . . [Laura Hillenbrand] shows an extraordinary talent for describing a horse race so vividly that the reader feels like the rider.”—Sports Illustrated “REMARKABLE . . . MEMORABLE . . . JUST AS COMPELLING TODAY AS IT WAS IN 1938.”—The Washington Post

The Seabiscuit Story Book
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The Seabiscuit Story


  • Author : John McEvoy
  • Publisher : Eclipse Press
  • Date : 2003
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 165
  • ISBN : 158150098X

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The amazing rags-to-riches story of 1930s hero Seabiscuit is chronicled in the pages of the country's most respected horse magazine.

Come on Seabiscuit  Book
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Come on Seabiscuit


  • Author : Ralph Moody
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Date : 2003-01-01
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0803282877

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During the Great Depression, Seabiscuit captured the hearts of Americans from the streets to the White House, winning more money than any horse at that time and shattering speed records across the country. Moving and inspirational, "Come on Seabiscuit!" is a reminder of the qualities that make a real American champion.

Who Was Seabiscuit  Book

Who Was Seabiscuit


  • Author : James Buckley, Jr.
  • Publisher : Grosset & Dunlap
  • Date : 2015
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780448483092

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Describes the life and accomplishments of the race horse Seabiscuit, who thrived with a loving jockey and trainer and won the hearts of millions around the country.

Seabiscuit Book

Seabiscuit


  • Author : Gary Ross
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2003
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106017771236

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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.

Visual Economies Of in Motion Book

Visual Economies Of in Motion


  • Author : C. Richard King
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Date : 2006
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0820478520

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Sport films have been central to American cinema, playing an increasingly important role in the communication of a commonsense understanding of race, gender, class, history, and social relations. Oddly, scholars have neglected sport films and their significance. Offering a comparative, theoretically grounded, and interdisciplinary approach, Visual Economies of/in Motion marks a novel and important point of departure in sport studies and cultural studies. It brings together a dozen essays on feature films and documentaries to probe the articulation of ideologies and identities, play and power, and sporting worlds and social fields. -- Amazon.com.

Letters to Seabiscuit Book

Letters to Seabiscuit


  • Author : Barbara Howard
  • Publisher : Seven Locks Press
  • Date : 2003
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1931643288

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The story of Seabiscuit as told so eloquently by Laura Hillenbrand in her bestseller Seabiscuit: An American Legend dominated the book scene for two years. Now comes another gift. In 1975, Barbara Howard received from her great aunt Marcela Howard a box of letters from fans written to Seabiscuit and Charles Howard, Marcela's husband and Seabiscuit's owner.

Roger Ebert s Movie Yearbook 2005 Book

Roger Ebert s Movie Yearbook 2005


  • Author : Roger Ebert
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Date : 2004
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 964
  • ISBN : 0740747428

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A collection of every movie review the popular, Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic has done from January 2002 to mid-June 2004 includes the past year's interviews and essays, as well as reviews from all the major film festivals, his biweekly "Questions for the Movie Answer Man," profiles of leading actors, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Equestrian Book

Equestrian


  • Author : Toney Allman
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Date : 2013-11-22
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9781420511383

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Author Toney Allman provides an in-depth look at the scientific principles behind equestrian events such as racing, dressage, hunting, endurance events, steeplechase, and polo. Chapters cover physics, biomechanics, genetics, physical training, and how tack affects the rider and the horse, and the psychology of training. Includes graphics to help explain the scientific principles being discussed and a list of sources for further research.

A Horse Named Seabiscuit Book

A Horse Named Seabiscuit


  • Author : Mark Dubowski
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2003
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 47
  • ISBN : 0448433435

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An introduction to the life and career of Seabiscuit, the race horse who set sixteen track records and won more prize money than any other horse.

Sports Around the World Book
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Sports Around the World


  • Author : John Nauright
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Date : 2012
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 1848
  • ISBN : 9781598843002

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This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports. * Nearly 900 entries cover most aspects of sport from around the world * Contributions from more than 200 distinguished scholars, such as Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck * Entries on players, stadiums, arenas, famous games and matches, major scandals, and disasters * Lists of Olympic medalists for all events since 1896 as well as lists of winners of major events such as the FIFA World Cup and MLB World Series * Further reading selections provide direction for in-depth analysis of each event, sport, personality, or issue discussed

Creative Compounding in English Book

Creative Compounding in English


  • Author : Réka Benczes
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Date : 2006-01-01
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 205
  • ISBN : 9027223734

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Metaphorical and metonymical compounds – novel and lexicalised ones alike – are remarkably abundant in language. Yet how can we be sure that when using an expression such as land fishing in order to speak about metal detecting, the referent will be immediately understood even if the hearer had not been previously familiar with the compound? Accordingly, this book sets out to explore whether the semantics of metaphorical and metonymical noun–noun combinations can be systematically analysed within a theoretical framework, where systematicity pertains to regularities in both the cognitive processes and the products of these processes, that is, the compounds themselves. Backed up by recent psycholinguistic evidence, the book convincingly demonstrates that such compounds are not semantically opaque as it has been formerly claimed: they can in fact be analysed and accounted for within a cognitive linguistic framework, by the combined application of metaphor, metonymy, blending, profile determinacy and schema theory; and represent the creative and associative word formation processes that we regularly apply in everyday language.

Reel Views 2 Book

Reel Views 2


  • Author : James Berardinelli
  • Publisher : Justin, Charles & Co.
  • Date : 2005-01-01
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN : 9781932112405

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Thoroughly revised and updated for 2005! Includes a new chapter on the best special edition DVDs and a new chapter on finding hidden easter egg features.

Thoroughbred Champions Book
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Thoroughbred Champions


  • Author : Blood-Horse, Inc
  • Publisher : Eclipse Press
  • Date : 1999
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1581500246

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Follows The Blood-Horse's Top 100 list, beginning with Man o' War in the No. 1 spot and ending with Blue Larkspur at No. 100.