Book #55414

The Marvelous Mongolian

James Aldridge
Book #55414 The Marvelous Mongolian. James Aldridge.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: Second Printing
Publisher: Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1974.
ISBN: 0316031208

A second printing that features light rubbing to the lower board edges, else Nearly Fine in a Fine dust-jacket.

After the death of his father, thirteen-year-old David is sent to live with his uncle in the Mongolian steppes. David quickly falls in love with the wild and rugged landscape and the nomadic people who live there. He is also fascinated by the horse and the way they can cross enormous distances in a short amount of time.

One day, David meets a horse trader who tells him about a race between three horses that will determine the ruler of all of Mongolia. David is determined to win and sets out to train hard for the race. Along the way, he meets other contestants, some friendly and some not so friendly, and he must use all of his cunning and strength to prevail.

The Marvelous Mongolian is a story of adventure and bravery, set in one of the most beautiful and dangerous places on Earth. It is a story of a young boy's quest to find his place in the world, and to discover what it means to be; 8vo; 183 pages.

Price: $22.50