Black Beauty [electronic resource] : the autobiography of a horse / Anna Sewell.
- ISBN: 9780307808677 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 030780867X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : Yearling, .
|General Note:|| "December 2000."
|Formatted Contents Note:|| My early home -- Hunt -- My breaking in -- Birtwick park -- Fair start -- Liberty -- Ginger -- Ginger's story continued -- Merrylegs -- Talk in the orchard -- Plain speaking -- Stormy day -- Devil's trademark -- James Howard -- Old hostler -- Fire -- John Manly's talk -- Going for the doctor -- Only ignorance -- Joe Green -- Parting -- Earlshall -- Strike for liberty -- Lady Anne, or a runaway horse -- Reuben Smith -- How it ended -- Ruined, and going downhill -- Job horse and his drivers -- Cockneys -- Thief -- Humbug -- Horse fair -- London cab horse -- Old war horse -- Jerry Barker -- Sunday cab -- Golden rule -- Dolly and a real gentleman -- Seedy Sam -- Poor Ginger -- Butcher -- Election -- Friend in need -- Old captain and his successor -- Jerry's new year Jakes and the lady -- Hard times -- Farmer throughgood and his grandson Willie -- My last home.
|Summary, etc.:|| Black Beauty's story, as told by himself, is the fascinating tale of the life of a horse a hundred years ago, when horses were a part of daily life. Although his early colthood is happy, Black Beauty later tastes the bitterness of cruel handlers and indifferent masters as he passes from hand to hand, progressing from the country to London and back again. This, the most famous horse story ever written, is a must on everyone's reading list.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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