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The Man Who Listens to Horses Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses Summary

Monty Roberts
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Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 2 of The Man Who Listens to Horses, Monty discusses the historical period in which he grows up. He is born in the middle of the great depression. As a result, his family is struggling and his parents are always looking to make ends meet. His father gets him into being a stunt double in the movies. This work is very dangerous as Monty has to perform stunts like being dragged on a horse. He performs these dangerous acts, so that famous children like Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, and Charlton Heston do not have to do so. Monty's father makes all the arrangements, signs the contracts, and does not seem to care whether or not Monty is being treated ethically. He also lies and tells Monty that he will give him the money that he earns...

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