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Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs

The Life of Velma Johnston

Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs( )
Author: Cruise, David
Griffiths, Alison
ISBN:978-1-4391-6846-2
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

The true story of the intrepid woman whose life-long determination to protect America's mustangs captured the heart of the country. In 1950, Velma Johnston was a thirty-eight-year-old secretary enroute to work near Reno, Nevada, when she came upon a truck of battered wild horses that had been rounded up and were to be slaughtered for pet food. Shocked and angered by this gruesome discovery, she vowed to find a way to stop the cruel round-ups, a resolution that led...
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Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Women
Author Biography
Cruise, David (Author)
David Cruise was born in 1950 and attended the University of Alberta. He is an award-winning Canadian writer who collaborates with his wife, Alison Griffiths, on books that require a great deal of research, such as Fleecing the Lamb: The Inside Story of the Vancouver Stock Exchange and Lords of the Line: The Men Who Built the CPR.

Cruise has also written for periodicals. His article titled "Powder Burns" won a Silver Medal for investigative journalism in the National Magazine awards competition in 1986. He also won a Canadian National Press Club award in 1987.

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