Wild Heart, The

Wild Heart, The

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Code: UHGISBN: 014047045XFormat: PaperbackPages: 173Author: Griffiths, HelenAge Group: Young AdultSize: 11 x 18
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This Edition was published in 1972, it's in good pre-loved condition with some cover wear, all in all pages are clean, bright and tightly bound. Has the previous owner's name on the second page. The Wild Heart consists of 118 pages with some black & white illustrations and was a Peacock Book.

Product Overview

This wonderful and sometimes alarming story is about the wild horses on the South American pampa, the gauchos who tried to capture them, and about one horse in particular.

This is La Bruja, a cross between a thoroughbred and a wild pony, and the swiftest horse on the plain. She has need of this gift, for the lightning that struck and killed her mother left the little creature alone when only a few months old...

But her fleetness is also her greatest danger, for every gaucho longs to capture and tame this prize for his own. Several times, indeed, she does fall into human hands; but sooner or later she always contrives to escape.

Yet even in the cruel world of man she has a friend. Angel, a crippled orphan boy, feels special sympathy for the wild creature and, seeing her on a mad flight of escape, he opens the door of the church...

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