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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horses -- Training

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Sonora Carver as told to Elizabeth Land.
ContributionsLand, Elizabeth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1831.H8 C3
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5822875M
LC Control Number61009486
OCLC/WorldCa1292064

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After her accident Sonora continued to dive horses until A Girl and Five Brave Horses is the story of Sonora Carver and was the basis for the movie Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Carver answered the following want ad: Wanted: Attractive young woman who can swim and dive. Likes horses, desires to travel. See Dr. W. F. Carver, Savannah Hotel/5(5). A Girl and Five Brave Horses eBook: Carver, Sonora: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your /5(). Editions for A Girl and Five Brave Horses: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), . A Girl and Five Brave Horses, first published in , is the inspirational autobiography of Sonora Webster Carver () - one of the first female “horse divers” - and who would become a nationwide sensation.