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The Resource Seabiscuit : an American legend, Laura Hillenbrand

Seabiscuit : an American legend, Laura Hillenbrand

Label
Seabiscuit : an American legend
Title
Seabiscuit
Title remainder
an American legend
Statement of responsibility
Laura Hillenbrand
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To look at Seabiscuit one would never know that he had the potential to become the most popular racehorse of the 20th century. But, thanks to the efforts of his owner, his dedicated trainer, and his jockeys, Seabiscuit made racing history despite his stunted legs and knobby knees. The team's road to unimaginable fame and success (even President Roosevelt halted work to listen to the race between Seabiscuit and his foe, War Admiral) is the subject of this wildly popular and hugely compelling bestseller. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Nonfiction, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2001.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154168
Cataloging source
CLE
Dewey number
798.400929
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
990
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
SF355.S4
LC item number
H55 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.5
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an American legend
Label
Seabiscuit : an American legend, Laura Hillenbrand
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
52394127
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Special illustrations collector's edition.
Extent
xviii, 377 pages
Isbn
9781400060986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Seabiscuit : an American legend, Laura Hillenbrand
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
52394127
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Special illustrations collector's edition.
Extent
xviii, 377 pages
Isbn
9781400060986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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