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last Captain of Horse a portrait of chivalry by Werner Bergengruen

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Werner Bergengruen.
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14429501M

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The English forces are decimated, and Captain Stewart and Trooper Warren are taken by the Germans as prisoners of war. Topthorn and Joey are taken as P.O.W.s, too. Warren gives Joey one last stroke before he says goodbye, and we reach for tissue number two. Herr Hauptmann, a limping German officer covered in bandages, orders his men to take. Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions, the Autobiography of a Horse is an novel by English author Anna was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but having lived long enough to see her only novel Author: Anna Sewell. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . War Horse study guide contains a biography of Michael Morpurgo, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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  • Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship by Ulrich Raulff is published by Allen Lane (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call Author: Kate Kellaway.   Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called "Superb" by the NYT Book Review, and now a major motion picture. His other prize-winning books include Kensuke's Kingdom, Private Peaceful, and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Michael lives in England, with his wife, Clare/5(K). Survival was a big part in the book War Horse. Throughout the story, Joey has lost a lot of true caring friends of his. Captain Nicholls got shot by the Germans in a battle. He also had to leave little Emile's farm to go back to the war and pull heavy artillery for the Germans. It was painful work for all the horses. A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey--now available in paperback!In , Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, 4/5().