The Hearts of Horses

The Hearts of Horses

By:  Molly Gloss

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An elegant, heartwarming story about the profound connections between people and animals

In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote county in eastern Oregon, looking for work “gentling” wild horses. She chances on a rancher, George Bliss, who is willing to hire her on. Many of his regular hands are off fighting the war, and he glimpses, beneath her showy rodeo garb, a shy but strong-willed girl with a serious knowledge of horses. So begins the irresistible tale of a young but determined woman trying to make a go of it in a man’s world. Over the course of several long, hard winter months, many of the townsfolk witness Martha talking in low, sweet tones to horses believed beyond repair—getting miraculous, almost immediate results. It's with this gift that she earns their respect, and a chance to make herself a home.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547085753

  • ISBN-10: 0547085753

  • Pages: 304

  • Price: $14.95

  • Publication Date: 12/08/2008

  • Carton Quantity: 24

Molly Gloss
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Molly Gloss

Molly Gloss is the best-selling author The Hearts of Horses, The Jump-Off Creek, winner of both the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award and the Oregon Book Award, The Dazzle of Day, winner of the PEN Center West Fiction Prize, and Wild Life, winner of the James Tiptree Jr. Award.
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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547085753

  • ISBN-10: 0547085753

  • Pages: 304

  • Price: $14.95

  • Publication Date: 12/08/2008

  • Carton Quantity: 24

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