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During the Great Depression, Seabiscuit captured American hearts from the soup kitchens to the White House. In this classic story, Ralph Moody recounts the true story of a plucky horse that refused to quit, a down-on-his-luck jockey determined to help his horse win, and the trainer who brought out the best in both.
©2000 Ralph Moody; (P)2002 Books in Motion

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Love the story of Seabiscuit!!!

Great story! As much as I love the story, the narrator could have been better. He sounded a bit marble-mouthed and slightly drunk. He tried to roll certain words like Vincent Price but couldn't pull it off. And the writer had a few points wrong such as Red Pollard predicted Seabiscuit would beat War Admiral by 4 lengths not 5 as this story stated and Red called the Biscuit "Pops" and not Pappy as this writer states.

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Endearing Story

Listened to this with my 8 & 9 year old. We all loved it. Great story for ages elementary to adult.

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  • Pilot Mountain, NC, United States
  • 02-02-16

Can't believe it's not fiction!

With all the ups and downs, twists and turns, and incredible highs and lows, you would think this was a work of fantastic fiction, not something based on a true story. I groaned, laughed, I winced, I smiled, I mourned, and I shed tears of joy. It was quite a treat!

I discovered this book as a kid, and l loved it then, but hadn't read it in over 30 years. I was afraid I would find that the writing and story wouldn't be up to my tastes as an adult, but I was pleased to find it was much BETTER than I remembered. The story and writing is compelling, and the performance was perfect. It pulled me in and never got in the way.

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Loved this book. Kids thought it was great.

Great story line and loved Cameron Beierle reading Ralph Moody. Kids wanted to listen to again after the first playing.

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  • 03-07-11

Tom

Brilliant Book for the Horse Racing enthusiast, a gripping story of triumph over adversity.