Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West

Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West

Deanne Stillman

Mustang is the sweeping tale of the wild horse within the tradition, heritage, and renowned mind's eye of the yankee West. It follows the wild horse throughout time, from its evolutionary origins in this continent to its go back with the conquistadors, its bloody battles at the outdated frontier, its iconic prestige in Buffalo invoice indicates and early westerns, and its plight this present day because it makes its final stand at the vanishing variety. With the Bureau of Land administration presenting to euthanize millions of horses and ever-encroaching improvement threatening the land, the mustang’s place hasn't ever been extra perilous. yet as Stillman unearths, the horses are nonetheless working wild regardless of all of the stumbling blocks, with spirit unbroken.

"Like the simplest nonfiction writers of our time (Jon Krakauer and Bruce Chatwin come to mind), Stillman's prose is inviting, her voice authoritative, and her imaginative and prescient inventive and impressively broad." (Pam Houston, Los Angeles Times)

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