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The Horse Whisperer, by Eans, Nicholas. Delacorte Press: New York, 1995. Edition: First printing, first edition with full number line. ISBN: 0385315236. Hardcover, 6.5 by 10.5 inches, 404 pages. Quarter bound in dark blue cloth over dark blue paper-covered boards; gilt lettering on spine; author's facsimile signature in gilt on cover.
Condition: Very good in a Very Good jacket. First free end paper lightly abraded where where former price was erased. Jacket lightly rubbed with small creases at upper spine end and a tiny amount of wear at corners.
Contents: Publisher's note:
A forty-ton truck hurtles out of control on a snowy country road, a teenage girl on horseback in its path. In a few terrible seconds the life of a family is shattered. And a mothers quest begins -- to save her maimed daughter and a horse driven mad by pain. It is an odyssey that will bring her to...The Horse WhispererHe is the stuff of legend. His voice can calm wild horses and his touch heal broken spirits. For secrets uttered softly into pricked and troubled ears, such men were once called Whisperers. Now Tom Booker, the inheritor of this ancient gift, is to meet his greatest challenge.Annie Graves has traveled across a continent with her daughter, Grace, and their wounded horse, Pilgrim, to the Booker ranch in Montana. Annie has risked everything -- her career, her marriage, her comfortable life--in her desperate belief that the Whisperer can help them. The accident has turned Pilgrim savage. He is now so demented and dangerous that everyone says he should be destroyed. But Annie wont give up on him, for she feels his fate is inextricably entwined with that of her daughter, who has retreated into a heartrending, hostile silence. Annie knows that if the horse dies, something in Grace will die too.In the weeks to come, under the massive sky of the Rocky Mountain Front, all their lives--including Tom Booker's--will be transformed forever in a way none could have foretold. At once an epic love story and a gripping adventure, The Horse Whisperer weaves an extraordinary tale of healing and redemption--a magnificent emotional journey that explores our ancient bonds with earth and sky and hearts untamed. It is a stirring elegy to the power of belief and self-discovery, to hopes lost and found again. His name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured daughter, the girl's savage horse, and her own wounded heart. She comes for hope. She comes for her child. And beneath the wide Montana sky, she comes to him for what no one else can give her--a reason to believe.
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