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Laura Hillenbrand Message Board 3/8/2009 2:45:07 PM
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Author Hillenbrand's Book Reviews

Seabiscuit: An American Legend
As journalist Hillenbrand explains, the biggest newsmaker of 1938 was not Hitler, Mussolini, FDR, or Lou Gehrig, but a funny-walking, older male horse whom a team of unlikely characters -- automotive salesman and owner Charles Howard, dour but magical trainer Tom Smith, and jockey Red Pollard -- made into the fastest racer of his time. Nobody else had managed to get any kind of performance out of the horse, but this trio made him the darling of post-Depr...