gallant colt by william campbell gault
gallant colt by william campbell gault
gallant colt by william campbell gault
gallant colt by william campbell gault
gallant colt by william campbell gault
gallant colt by william campbell gault

Gallant Colt by William Campbell Gault

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New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., 1954. First edition. Stated. Hardcover. 188 pages ; 22 cm. $2.75 dust jacket with minimal wear. Owner name on flyleaf. Pages are clean, unmarked and binding are firm.

Author of Mr. Fullback, Thunder Road, etc.

How could a lad with a name like Denny Nolan fail to be a successful jockey? Well, he couldn't, of course, but there was many a day before our Denny Nolan had his wish.

Colonel Randall, his beloved foster-father, had given him the fine two-year-old, En¬deavor, to raise, and train and Denny felt in his bones here was a racer to be proud of—a racer he was going to ride. Jeff Sutherland, who was charming, unreliable, but kindly and lovable all the same, saw Endeavor's potentialities, too. Jeff had become Denny's idol and the Colonel consented reluctantly to let Denny go out on the racing circuit as Jeff's jockey, riding Endeavor.

There were many heartaches for the serious-minded Denny, not the least of which was the loss of Endeavor as one of Jeff's many debts. There were compensations too, as when the Colonel redeemed the two-year-old for Denny and best of all, the day of the great Cavanaugh race when he rides his beautiful horse to victory.
A thrilling story perfectly told.

William Campbell Gault

author of Gallant Colt, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended the Wauwatosa High School, near Milwaukee, where he was a member of the student council and president of the senior class. He has lived mostly in Milwaukee, but in 1950 moved to California. He is married and has two children: a boy named Barry, aged fourteen, and a girl named Shelley, aged four. He has written many short stories and novelettes, which have ap¬peared in the Saturday Evening Post and elsewhere. His Thunder Road and Mr. Fullback were stories for young people and he is also the author of several mystery novels.

Mr. Gault says that he filled many jobs before he became a professional writer, among them such divergent activities as ice man, mailman, aircraft assembler, sole cutter in a shoe factory, bus boy, waiter, hotel manager. In World War II he served in the 166th. His home is now in Pacific Palisades, California.

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