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SLCL Presents Cynthia Branigan

Wednesday, October 20th, 7pm CST
St. Louis County Library, HEC Media, and Left Bank Books present Cynthia Branigan, "The Last Diving Horse in America: Rescuing Gamal and Other Animals--Lessons in Living and Loving."
 
 
Doc Carver’s High Diving Horses was one of the most popular acts on the Atlantic City Pier. Beginning in 1929, four times a day, seven days a week, a trained horse sailed forty feet through the air, plung­ing into a ten-foot-deep tank of water. Decades later, the act was shuttered, and Gamal, the last Atlantic City diving horse was placed on the auction block. Haunted by the act she’d seen as a child, Cynthia Branigan made the impulsive decision to out-bid the slaughterhouses. Branigan shares the magical story of how she and Gamal came to rescue each other--and how caring for Gamal led her to saving other animals and a surprising, but purposeful, life. 
 
 
Books available from Left Bank Books. Curbside pick-up, in-store pick-up, and shipping available.
 
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:00pm
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The Last Diving Horse in America: Rescuing Gamal and Other Animals--Lessons in Living and Loving Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101871959
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Pantheon - October 19th, 2021