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Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: "Traces the lesser-known efforts of Hitler to build a master race of the finest purebred horses and the heroic achievements of American soldiers to rescue imperiled stolen equines from a hidden Czechoslovakian farm during a 1945 battle between Third Reich and Allied forces,"--NoveList. In the chaotic last days of World War II, a small troop of American soldiers captures a German spy and learns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 LET

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 LET

Letts, Elizabeth

10 holds on 7 copies

Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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Letts, Elizabeth

Summary: American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LET

Letts, Elizabeth.

Summary: "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 798.2 LET

Letts, Elizabeth.

Summary: "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid- to late-1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2011

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Letts, Elizabeth.

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio, Inc. 2019

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Letts, Elizabeth

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that MGM is adapting her late husband's masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying to finagle her way onto the set. Nineteen years after Frank's passing, Maud is the only person who can help the producers stay true to the spirit of the book, because she's the only one left who knows its secrets. But the moment she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Letts, Elizabeth.

Summary: "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid- to late-1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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Letts, Elizabeth.

Summary: "The Eighty-Dollar Champion tells the dramatic odyssey of a horse called Snowman, saved from the slaughterhouse by a young Dutch farmer named Harry. Together, Harry and Snowman went on to become America's show-jumping champions, winning first prize in Madison Square Garden. Set in the mid to late 1950s, this book captures the can-do spirit of a Cold War immigrant who believed--and triumphed"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 798.25 LET