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Title:National Velvet
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ISBN:0590031252
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Number of Pages:251
Category:Classics, Fiction, Horses, Young adult, Animals, Childrens

National Velvet by Enid Bagnold

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC National Velvet A butcher s daughter in a small Sussex town ends her nightly prayers with Oh God give me horses give me horses Let me be the best rider in England The answer to year old Velvet Brown s plea materializes in the form of an unwanted piebald raffled off in a village lottery who turns out to be adept at jumping fences exactly the sort of horse that could win the world s most famous steeplechase the Grand National Richly atmospheric of rural life in England between the World Wars i National Velvet i has enchanted generations of readers since its debut The heroine s grit and determination backed by the support of her eccentric and loving family offer an inspiring example of the struggles and rewards of following a dream .

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