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Walter Farley (1915–1989)

Author of The Black Stallion

Includes the names: Farley Walter, Farley Walter R7H6

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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 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)
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The Black Stallion 4,446 copies, 53 reviews
The Black Stallion Returns 1,551 copies, 13 reviews
Son of the Black Stallion 1,321 copies, 7 reviews
The Black Stallion and Satan 927 copies, 5 reviews
The Black Stallion Mystery 922 copies, 7 reviews
The Black Stallion Revolts 852 copies, 8 reviews
The Black Stallion and Flame 820 copies, 7 reviews
The Island Stallion 804 copies, 9 reviews
The Black Stallion's Filly 711 copies, 5 reviews
The Black Stallion's Ghost 683 copies, 6 reviews
The Black Stallion and the Girl 636 copies, 5 reviews
The Black Stallion's Courage 616 copies, 6 reviews
Man O'War 579 copies, 3 reviews
Little Black, A Pony 531 copies, 4 reviews
The Black Stallion [1979 film] (Original book) 153 copies, 2 reviews
The Black Stallion Returns [1983 film] (Original story) 53 copies
The Young Black Stallion [2003 film] (Original book) 29 copies
Writing books for boys and girls (Contributor, some editions) 5 copies
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