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Mary O'Hara - Author

Mary O'Hara Alsop was born on July 10, 1885, in New Jersey and she grew up in New York. In 1905 she married Kent Kane Parrot and moved to California where she became a screenwriter during the silent film era. Her second marriage to Helge Sture-Vasa, in 1922, brought her to Wyoming, and there she wrote the three classics about the range country under the name of Mary O'Hara: My Friend Flicka (1941), Thunderhead (1943) and Green Grass of Wyoming (1946). These books have all been made into movies and My Friend Flicka has been published in several languages. Mary O'Hara wrote six other books and also composed music for the piano.

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My Friend Flicka
Mary O'Hara
Set amidst the tough Wyoming ranchlands, this coming of age novel is the perfect gift for horse lovers of all ages. When Ken is given a horse of his own, he thinks his dreams have come true. But Flicka is...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 26/09/2013
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My Friend Flicka
Mary O'Hara
This is a classic tale of the American plains and one boy's belief in a horse. He watches, entranced by Flicka - the speed of her, the power, the wildness. But can Ken tame Flicka, the proud and spirited foal,...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/11/2007
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