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A good horse

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  • English
Alfred A. Knopf , New York
Horses -- Training -- Fiction, Ranch life -- California -- Fiction, Family life -- California -- Fiction, Christian life -- Fiction, Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction, California -- History -- 1950- -- Fi
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On her family"s California horse ranch in the 1960s, eighth-grader Abby Lovitt tries to rely on her Christian faith as she faces the possibility of giving up her beloved colt, Jack.

StatementJane Smiley ; with illustrations by Elaine Clayton.
ContributionsClayton, Elaine, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6413 Goo 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24044935M
ISBN 139780375862298, 9780375962288
LC Control Number2009051264

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