Sunday, July 19, 2009

I got a new book. "Mustang - The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West" by Deanne Stillman. I'm just reading the introduction and already I'm totally engrossed. I thought I'd share a few quotes to pique your interest.

"Why would someone go out and kill the animals that had blazed our trails, fought our wars, served as our most loyal partners?"

"With all due respect to our official icon, the eagle, he of the broad wingspan and the ability to see across great distances, of patience born of the ages and of majestic flight, it is really the wild horse, the four-legged with the flying mane and tail, the beautiful, bighearted steed who loves freedom so much that when captured he dies of a broken heart, the ever-defiant mustang that is our true representative, coursing through our blood as he carries the eternal message of America."

I can't wait to get into the actual book.

1 comment:

Kara said...

I've got that book too! I've only just read through the intro, and part of the first chapter so far.