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Crossing to Safety by  Wallace Stegner - Paperback - Reprint - 2002 - from Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA (SKU: 2302606)

Crossing to Safety

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Crossing to Safety

by Stegner, Wallace

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ISBN 10
037575931X
ISBN 13
9780375759314
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Modern Library, 2002. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Reprint. Faint scratch. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. ?Called a

Synopsis

Anna Sewell was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, on March 30, 1820. Brought up in a strict Quaker family, Anna developed a strong interest in horses as a young girl. But a crippling bone disease and a fall in 1834 left her an invalid for most of her life. By her mid-thirties she was severely lame and could only get around in a pony cart, and characteristically she would never use a whip on the animal. In 1871, she was told she had eighteen months to live, and by the end of that year, she had begun her book, Black Beauty , hoping it might make people a little kinder to their faithful horses. Although she was seriously ill, she lived long enough to finish her book and see it published in 1877. On April 25, 1878, she died at her home in Old Catton near Norwich, England. Black Beauty , an enormous success from its first appearance, was soon adopted by the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and used to improve the conditions of horses everywhere. Meg Rosoff was born in Boston, USA. She has worked in publishing, public relations and most recently advertising, but thinks the best job in the world would be head gardener for Regents Park. Meg lives in Highbury, North London. She is the author of Just in Case, What I Was and How I Live Now .

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Bookseller
Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2302606
Title
Crossing to Safety
Author
Stegner, Wallace
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
037575931X
ISBN 13
9780375759314
Publisher
Modern Library
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
2002
Keywords
FICTION

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About Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA

Yesterday's Muse Inc. is an independent used & rare bookseller that has been in operation for over 10 years. We opened our first 'brick and mortar' storefront in December of 2008 in our hometown of Webster, NY.Owner Jonathan Smalter is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), the vice president of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA), both of which are trade organizations created to promote ethical online selling practices, and to encourage continuing education among fellow booksellers. He is also a 2011 graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (CABS). He has fifteen years of experience in the book trade, during which time he has become adept at evaluating used and collectible books.

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