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Elizabeth Letts

Elizabeth Letts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion and The Perfect Horse, which won the PEN Center USA Literary Award for research nonfiction, as well as two previous novels, Quality of Care and Family Planning. She lives in Southern California.


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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-52109-5 (0-345-52109-9)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island...

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Finding Dorothy
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Ballantine Books | Hardcover | February 12, 2019
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-62210-9 (0-525-62210-1)

This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum’s intrepid wife, Maud.
 
Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband’s masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old... Read more






Finding Dorothy
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | February 12, 2019
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-9848-8501-2 (1-9848-8501-4)

This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum’s intrepid wife, Maud.
 
Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband’s masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old... Read more






The Perfect Horse
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | February 12, 2019
$16.99/22.99(Canada) | 978-0-525-64474-3 (0-525-64474-1)

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, one American troop will save the world's most precious horses during the final stretch of World War II.

When a small troop of American soldiers capture a German spy, they uncover an unexpected secret: Hitler has kidnapped the world's... Read more






The Perfect Horse
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | May 2017
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-54482-7 (0-345-54482-X)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II

In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes... Read more






The Perfect Horse
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Ballantine Books | Hardcover | August 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-54480-3 (0-345-54480-3)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II

In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes... Read more






The Perfect Horse
Written by Elizabeth Letts
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | August 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-1-5247-0930-3 (1-5247-0930-1)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II

In the chaotic last days of the war, a small troop of battle-weary American soldiers captures a German spy and makes... Read more





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