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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse

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Beautiful Jim Key — the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century — was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, even debate politics. Trained with patience and kindness by one of the most renowned horse whisperers of his day — former slave, Civil War veteran, and self-taught veterinarian Dr. William Key — Jim performed in expositions across the country to wildly receptive crowds for nine glorious years, smashing box office records, clearing towering hurdles of skepticism and prejudice, and earning the respect and admiration of some of the most influential figures of the era, from Booker T. Washington to President William McKinley.

This is the remarkable true saga of a truly exceptional animal — and the no less exceptional man who led him to greatness.

About the Author

Mim Eichler Rivas is the author of the acclaimed Beautiful Jim Key, as well as the coauthor of more than eighteen books, including The Pursuit of Happyness and Finding Fish with Antwone Fisher.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060567040
Author:
Rivas, Mim Eichler
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
Rivas, MIM E.
Author:
by Mim E Rivas
Subject:
United States - 20th Century (1900-1945)
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Specific Groups - General
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.00x5.28x.87 in. .70 lbs.

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