Author Chilicote Tells the True Story of a Remarkable Equine with Which he Shared an Extraordinary Friendship

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The Fascinating Life of “‘DOLLY’: A Horse of the West”

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Growing up on a ranch in the Flint Hills of Kansas gave author Chilicote a lifetime filled with adventure and discovery. In ‘DOLLY’: A Horse of the West, he tells a fascinating true story of a horse and the extraordinary friendship that the two of them shared.

Told in the perspective of Dolly, the book starts with her birth on a ranch near Seattle, Washington, and quickly unfolds to reveal her long and storied years. Chilicote’s brilliant storytelling brings to life each episode of the equine’s experiences. From her days as a naive filly to a young horse groomed to follow in her mother’s celebrated legacy as a champion show mare to becoming her owner’s number one mount to her final hours, Chilicote brings readers to all of these remarkable moments in the equine’s existence through a narrative that is rich in emotion and vibrant with life.

Engaging from beginning to end, here is a heartwarming tale that celebrates an amazing bond and an invitation to witness the world, the cycle of life and the beauty and miracle of even the simplest things through the eyes of ‘DOLLY’: A Horse of the West.

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About the Author
Born in 1945, prior to the ending of WWII, Chilicote has experienced many changes in the lifestyle of America over the past 6 decades. He was raised on a family farm/ranch in the Flint Hills of Kansas and cherishes many childhood memories that only a few have experienced.

‘DOLLY’ * by Chilicote
A Horse of the West
Publication Date: April 18, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 122 pages; 978-1-4691-9978-8
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 122 pages; 978-1-4691-9979-5
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4691-9980-1

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