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Walter Farley (1915–1989)

Autor(a) de The Black Stallion

45+ Works 21,927 Membros 174 Críticas 20 Favorited

About the Author

Walter Farley was born in Syracuse, New York on June 26, 1915. He began writing The Black Stallion when he was a student at Columbia University and completed it while working as an advertising copywriter in New York City. It was an immediate success when it was published in 1941. During World War mostrar mais II, he served in the army where he wrote the second book in the series, The Black Stallion Returns. After his discharge from the service in 1946, he became a full-time author. He wrote 20 novels in the Black Stallion series. His also wrote a fictionalized biography of America's greatest Thoroughbred, Man O'War. He died of heart failure on October 17, 1989 at the age of 74. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras por Walter Farley

The Black Stallion (1941) 4,900 exemplares
The Black Stallion Returns (1945) 1,713 exemplares
Son of the Black Stallion (1947) 1,449 exemplares
The Black Stallion and Satan (1949) 1,005 exemplares
The Black Stallion Mystery (1957) 998 exemplares
The Black Stallion Revolts (1953) 950 exemplares
The Black Stallion and Flame (1960) 885 exemplares
The Island Stallion (1948) 874 exemplares
The Black Stallion's Filly (1952) 770 exemplares
The Black Stallion's Ghost (1964) 760 exemplares
The Black Stallion and the Girl (1971) 684 exemplares
The Black Stallion's Courage (1956) 660 exemplares
Man O'War (1962) 631 exemplares
Little Black, A Pony (1961) 595 exemplares
The Black Stallion Challenged (1964) 575 exemplares
The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt (1954) 560 exemplares
The Island Stallion's Fury (1951) 552 exemplares
The Black Stallion Legend (1983) 524 exemplares
The Island Stallion Races (1955) 470 exemplares
The Young Black Stallion (1989) 452 exemplares
The Horse-Tamer (1958) 352 exemplares
Little Black Goes to the Circus! (1963) 329 exemplares
The Black Stallion Picture Book (1979) 139 exemplares
Big Black Horse (1953) 72 exemplares
The Great Dane Thor (1966) 52 exemplares
Little Black Pony Races (1968) 28 exemplares
Horse That Swam Away (1965) 26 exemplares

Associated Works

The Black Stallion [1979 film] (1979) — Original book — 171 exemplares
The Black Stallion Returns [1983 film] (1998) — Original story — 56 exemplares
The Young Black Stallion [2003 film] (2004) — Original book — 37 exemplares
Writing Books for Boys and Girls (1952) — Contribuidor, algumas edições5 exemplares
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Horse Stories (1999) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Farley, Walter
Nome legal
Farley, Walter Lorimer
Data de nascimento
1915-06-26
Data de falecimento
1989-10-16
Localização do túmulo
Venice, Florida, USA
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Syracuse, New York, USA
Local de falecimento
Sarasota, Florida, USA
Causa da morte
heart failure
Locais de residência
Syracuse, New York, USA
Venice, Florida, USA
Earlville, Pennsylvania, USA
Sarasota, Florida, USA
Educação
Columbia University (BA|1941)
Ocupações
children's book author
Relações
Farley, Steven (son)
Organizações
United States Army (WWII)

Membros

Discussions

The Black Stallion Series, Walter Farley em World Reading Circle (Janeiro 2014)

Críticas

 
Assinalado
BooksInMirror | 6 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Grade 1-2
 
Assinalado
Yamilet2023 | 5 outras críticas | Dec 4, 2023 |
First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. From Alec Ramsay and the Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old.
 
Assinalado
PlumfieldCH | 55 outras críticas | Sep 22, 2023 |
Black Stallion series, Walter Farley, horses, racing,
 
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fetish4minx | 6 outras críticas | Jul 19, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
45
Also by
5
Membros
21,927
Popularidade
#981
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
174
ISBN
568
Línguas
11
Marcado como favorito
20

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