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The Horse Tamer

Walter Farley

Paperback

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Description

While waiting for a delayed airplane, old Henry Dailey, the Black's trainer, tells young Alec Ramsay a story of his own youth, travelling with his brother, Bill. Bill Dailey's talent as a horse-whisperer was unmatched in the days before the automobile and young Henry tells of an unscrupulous con-man who mistreats horses into behaving temporarily. Bill is determined to show that the man is a fraud, but can he unmask the con without getting hurt?Walter Farley experimented with many genres of writing and here, in his only foray into historical fiction, he weaves a fascinating tale of life when horses were the primary means of transportation.



Praise For The Horse Tamer

"Everyone loves a champion. And when the champion is a gallant horse, when his story is told by a champion writer of horse stories, every reader is a winner."—The New York Times

Yearling, 9780394843742, 144pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 1980



About the Author

Walter Farley wrote 21 books in the famous Black Stallion series. He died in 1989.