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5 edition of Beautiful Jim Key found in the catalog.

Beautiful Jim Key

by Mim E. Rivas

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24264844M
ISBN 109780061659355, 9780061877513, 9780061659362

Beautiful Jim Key, whose owner, Dr. William Key, "taught The world was smaller at the turn of the 20th century; this book's compelling claim that one horse and one man changed it is not. BEAUTIFUL JIM KEY: The Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse, Paperback - $ Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse, Paperback by Rivas, Mim Eichler, ISBN X, ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Presents the story of a bay stallion who was at the forefront of American popular culture .

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Famous Arabian Hambletonian. EDUCATED HORSE. Beautiful Jim Key. - Few people living near this monument even know if its existence. Located three miles south of the Shelbyville Courthouse just north of Himesville Road where it intersects with the Old Tullahoma Highway the monument to Beautiful Jim Key and “Jim’s Dear Friends” Albert R. Rogers . The Beautiful Jim Key Collection ( – [] – ) was donated to the Tennessee State Library and Archives by a relative of Dr. William Key, the self-trained, African-American veterinarian (and former slave) who partnered with promoter A. R. Rogers to showcase the extraordinary talents of the Arabian Hambletonian horse, Beautiful Jim Key.


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Beautiful Jim Key by Mim E. Rivas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of Beautiful Jim Key is not just about a horse. As a matter of fact, at times it does not seem to have enough about Beautiful Jim Key book horse at all. William Key, the man who bred, raised and trained Jim, also gets sidelined for a great portion of the book by Albert R. Rogers, the promoter/5.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Mim Eichler Rivas (Author)/5(57). Beautiful book for history buffs of Jim Key. I’m a horse lover more than a history buff but the author made this book a pleasure to read. After reading this book I’m so impressed by both horse and owner.

They truly were a once in a lifetime pair. Read more. 3 people found this helpful/5(). "Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World" is a fascinating (and true) yarn beautifully related by author Mim Eichler Rivas.

The book follows the almost impossibly dramatic odyssey of Dr William Key from slavery to wealthy veterinarian/ famous performer / savvy entrepreneur.5/5(6). Several people have asked about the Beautiful Jim Key movie, and I am happy to share the very little that I know.

The forthcoming movie, tentatively titled Beautiful Jim Key, is based on the adult book titled Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World, by Mim Eichler Rivas.

I think jim key and doc key are great i love horses jim key is a great wonderful smart horse and i enjoy the book. jim and doc key are great people and animals.

Carla 11/11/ at I first heard of this story about 2 years ago when the book. Mim Eichler Rivas has written a book "Beautiful Jim Key" that is an amazing true story about the horse and his trainer Dr William Key. Jim Key was seen by 10 million people because the horse was so human - he became an urban legend.

Beautiful Jim Key -- the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century -- was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, even debate politics.

The Beautiful Jim Key Collection ( – [] – ) showcases the accomplishments of Dr. William Key, the African-American veterinarian and "horse whisperer" from Shelbyville, Tennessee, who partnered with A. Rogers to promote the. Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World also documents an animal-based story, but quite a different one.

Mim Eichler Rivas spotlights Beautiful Jim Key, a horse whose intelligence and ability paved the way for a new appreciation of horses and all other animals as well. Beautiful Jim Key, the onetime ugly duckling of a scrub colt that became one of the most heralded and beloved heroes of his day, was famous neither for his beauty nor his speed but instead for his exceptional intelligence.

Said to have an I.Q. equivalent to that of a human sixth-grader, Jim exploded on to the national scene in by. The story of Beautiful Jim Key. Who is considered the smartest horse that ever lived. There's not many pictures or formal information on this.

book, “Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World.” Rivas consulted the Beautiful Jim Key Collection as she conducted her research.

Key performed for nine years around the country to large crowds at expositions, world’s fairs, schools, and other venues. He demonstrated his ability to read, write, spell.

The story, based on the book of the same name by Mim Eichler Rivas, centers on the showman Dr. William Key and his performing horse, Beautiful Jim Key. His promoters claimed the “world’s. Beautiful Jim Key in spotlight as book named Kindle feature.

Monday, September 2, By JOHN I. CARNEY ~ [email protected] William Key with Beautiful Jim Key, who at the turn of the 20th Century. Directed by Robert Rodat.

With Morgan Freeman. A self-trained veterinarian and former Slave tours the country with Beautiful Jim Key, a horse he claims can read and : Morgan Freeman.

Beautiful Jim Key &#; the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century &#; was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics, even debate politics.

Trained Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. What a wonderful book for horse lovers & anyone compassionate towards animals. The story of Beautiful Jim Key & Dr William Key is amazing & admirable. Attention to historical details keeps you engaged even if youre not a history buff.

Fascinating story: 2/9/   The story centers on the showman Dr. William Key and his performing horse, Beautiful Jim Key.

His promoters claimed the horse could read, write and do math. Key, a former slave, was relegated to carnivals so he recruited a one-time promoter for P.T. Barnum to be his front man — leading to the horse becoming a national sensation at the St Actors: Morgan Freeman.

Grave of Beautiful Jim Key, the Educated Horse. This horse was one of the most famous celebrities, animal or human, in the late s and early s. This horse was trained by Dr. William Key a former slave and drug peddler who trained his horse to count and read letters. More than simply the biography of an unusual sideshow act, Beautiful Jim Key by Mim Eichler Rivas takes a thorough look at American history from before the Civil War to the midth century, examining race relations, World’s Fair and exposition history, and the development of the humane movement.

The story centers around the “Arabian. You’ll find the incredible story about Dr. William Key in Mim Eichler Rivas’s book: “Beautiful Jim Key, The lost History of A Horse and A Man who changed the World” written in Over years ago Dr.

William Key () and the Beautiful Jim Key () performed in front of huge crowds.Charming tale of a forgotten American celebrity: Beautiful Jim Key, the amazingly intelligent horse.

At the turn of the century, the four-footed superstar was touring the country, giving exhibitions of his astounding mental acuity and wooing the ladies with his Tennessee : Mim Eichler Rivas.