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Barbaro: A Nation's Love Story

4.02 of 5 stars 4.02  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  5 reviews
This up-to-minute book follows the story of Barbaro, the Triple Crown contender whose unlikely fight back from almost certain death from a shattered leg and ensuing complications captured the hearts of a nation who responded with a stunning display of love.

In 132 years of derby races, only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, the last in 1978. Barbaro was a favorite to be
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published February 26th 2007 by William Morrow
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Linda
I was already familiar with Barbaro's story, and this book didn't add anything new. To me, it read like a collection of newspaper articles.
Wendy
These two cannot write books without typos and factual errors! I swear, they are not capable of it!

*sigh*

Still, with that aside, this is a pretty good book. They certainly share and understand everyone's love for Barbaro. Just double-check the facts you come across in it, as they may or may not be correct.
Susannah
A heartwarming biography of the life of Barbaro, the tragedy-ridden 2006 Kentucky Derby winner.
Laura
This was a wonderful book & it made me cry!
Brillare
Nov 20, 2009 Brillare rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: horse people
Shelves: read-in-2009
Dang, I loved this horse.
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