The horse story megapack [electronic resource] : 25 Exciting Equine Tales, Old and New. Mark Twain.
- ISBN: 9781479401413 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Rockville : Wildside Press, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| The horse has been championed throughout history as a war machine, a means of transport, an adjunct to farming, a source of popular entertainment, and, finally, as a true friend and companion. So it's no surprise that writers throughout history have featured the horse prominently in their fiction. Here are 25 stories and 5 poems of equine fiction and literature, from Anna Sewell's Black Beauty to classic tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Twain, Jonathan Swift, and many others!Included are:BLACK BEAUTY, by Anna SewellTHE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER, by A. B. Paterson [poem]CHU CHU, by Bret HarteJOHN G., by Katherine MayoGULLIVER'S TRAVELS: A VOYAGE TO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOUYHNHNMS, by Jonathan SwiftHOW THE OLD HORSE WON THE BET, by Oliver Wendell Holmes [poem]A HORSE'S TALE, by Mark TwainTHE TALKING HORSE, by F. AnsteySAMUEL COWLES AND HIS HORSE ROYAL, by Eugene FieldA HORSEMAN IN THE SKY, by Ambrose Bierce...
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