Additional Resources for Seabiscuit: an American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Laura Hillenbrand
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Hillenbrand, Laura, "A Sudden Illness—How My Life Changed," in the New Yorker, Vol. 79, No. 18, July 7, 2003, p. 56.

This article recites the origin and progression of Hillenbrand's Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and notes how writing both changed and saved her life.

Bowen, Edward, At the Wire: Horse Racing's Greatest Moments, Eclipse Press, 2001.

Bowen's work chronicles many of the most famous contests in the sport, including those featuring Man o' War, Seabiscuit's randfather.

Terkel, Studs, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression, W. W. Norton, 2000.

Terkel offers verbal biographies collected from dozens of persons who illustrate firsthand accounts of their lives among the turbulent socioeconomic conditions of the 1930s.

Morgan, Bert, Horse Racing: The Golden Age of the Track, Chronicle Books, 2001.

Morgan offers a visual compilation through his photographs that depict Triple Crown events from the 1930s through the 1960s, including Hard Tack, Seabiscuit's father.

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