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"A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history Kentucky, 1850. Jarrett, an enslaved groom, and a bay foal forge a bond of understanding that will carry the horse to record-setting victories across the South. As the nation erupts in civil war, an itinerant young artist who has made his name painting the racehorse takes up arms for the Union. On a perilous night, he reunites with the stallion and his groom, very far from the glamor of any racetrack. New York City, 1954. Martha Jackson, a gallery owner celebrated for taking risks on edgy contemporary painters, becomes obsessed with a 19th equestrian oil painting of mysterious provenance. Washington, DC, 2019. Jess, a Smithsonian scientist from Australia, and Theo, a Nigerian-American art historian, find themselves unexpectedly drawn to one another through their shared interest in the horse - one studying the stallion's bones for clues to his power and endurance, the other uncovering the lost history of the unsung Black horsemen who were critical to his racing success. Based on the remarkable true story of the record-breaking thoroughbred, Lexington, who became America's greatest stud sire, Horse is a gripping, multi-layered reckoning with the legacy of enslavement and racism in America"--

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  • 28 of 88 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

63 current holds with 88 total copies.

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Ardsley Public Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
New Book
31000151269290
Checked out
02/26/2024
Bedford Free Library FIC BRO (Text)
Fiction
31002150876281
Checked out
03/08/2024
Bedford Free Library FIC BRO (Text)
New Book
31002150886645
Checked out
03/10/2024
Bedford Hills Free Library BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31003151439830
Checked out
03/15/2024
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31036150996723
On holds shelf
-
Bronxville Public Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31004151842858
Checked out
03/04/2024
Bronxville Public Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31004151887549
On holds shelf
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31004151890022
Checked out
03/08/2024
Chappaqua Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31005154446985
Checked out
03/04/2024
Chappaqua Library FICTION BROOKS (Text)
Fiction
31005500438728
Checked out
02/29/2024
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