Seabiscuit: An American Legend
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Random House Publishing Group 2003
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Laura Hillenbrand. (2003). Seabiscuit: An American Legend. Random House Publishing Group.

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Laura Hillenbrand. 2003. Seabiscuit: An American Legend. Random House Publishing Group.

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Laura Hillenbrand, Seabiscuit: An American Legend. Random House Publishing Group, 2003.

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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...
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