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The Resource Crazy good : the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America, Charles Leerhsen

Crazy good : the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America, Charles Leerhsen

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Crazy good : the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America
Title
Crazy good
Title remainder
the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America
Statement of responsibility
Charles Leerhsen
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of Dan Patch, a horse born crippled and unable to stand that became the most famous athlete in America in the late nineteenth century after winning a race at the county fair which propelled him into a celebrated racing career, and discusses the corruption associated with horse racing during the days before the automobile became commonplace
Summary
Documents the life story of a record-breaking champion horse whose disabilities nearly caused his euthanasia at birth, in an account that also describes the contributions of his shopkeeper owner and alcoholic driver
Biography type
contains biographical information
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259888
Cataloging source
DLC
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Leerhsen, Charles
Dewey number
636.1/75/092/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF343.D3
LC item number
L44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Dan Patch (Race horse)
  • Harness racehorses
  • Messner family
  • Dan Patch (Race horse)
  • Harness racehorses
  • Messner family
Target audience
adult
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the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America
Label
Crazy good : the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America, Charles Leerhsen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index
Control code
21410277
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780743291774
Lccn
2007045165
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(rplri)45364
Label
Crazy good : the true story of Dan Patch, the most famous horse in America, Charles Leerhsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index
Control code
21410277
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780743291774
Lccn
2007045165
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(rplri)45364

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