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On a Hoof and a Prayer: Exploring Argentina at a Gallop

Polly Evans

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ISBN 10: 0385341105 / ISBN 13: 9780385341103
Published by Delta, 2008
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Title: On a Hoof and a Prayer: Exploring Argentina ...

Publisher: Delta

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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The stampeding true story of one woman's journey from timorous equestrian novice to wildly whooping cowgirl--a madcap ride through Argentina that will fascinate horse lovers, travelers, and armchair adventurers alike.

As a girl, Polly Evans dreamed about learning to ride--and in her mid-thirties the obsession returned. Determined to finally bite the bullet and saddle up, she set off for Argentina, home of the nomadic gaucho whose spirit still gallops across the plains. In this sprawling country, six-year-olds travel to school on horseback. How difficult could it be?

As she learns to sit astride a horse without falling off and befriends the marvelous creatures around her, Polly leaps into the sights and sounds of Argentina past and present: a hair-raising mystery involving Evita Perón becomes a parable about women, politics, and religion; a tango performance in Buenos Aires an occasion for both sorrow and rejoicing. From wine tasting in the Andes to exploring the legendary Perito Moreno Glacier, from investigating the myth of the gaucho to discovering her Welsh roots in Patagonia, Polly takes us along for an exhilarating, unforgettable ride as she finally lives out her dream--at a trot, a canter, and a gallop.

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"A jolly romp of a read." --Sunday Telegraph, UK

"Breezy, lighthearted."--Kirkus Reviews

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