2013. Item #15137
Ours, Dorothy. Battleship: A Daring Heiress, a Teenage Jockey, and America's Horse. NY: St. Martin's 2013. As new hardcover in very good d.j. ** Lively tale of the life and times of the unlikely "American pony"--the first American horse to win the Grand National, his strong-willed owner Marion du Pont Scott, and his brave young rider Bruce Hobbs. Full of colorful detail, as is the author's earlier book on Battleship's sire, Man o' War: A Legend like Lightning. (Pub. at $26.99).