WorldCat Identities

Farley, Walter 1915-1989

Overview
Works: 583 works in 2,062 publications in 7 languages and 57,353 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Children's films  Film adaptations  Science fiction  Animal films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Originator, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ10.3.F22, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Farley
The black stallion by Walter Farley( Book )

163 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 8,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulled to a desert island by a wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, then rescued by a southbound freighter, a seventeen-year-old boy befriends the horse, trains him by night, and rides him to victory in a match race
The black stallion returns by Walter Farley( Book )

58 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his rightful owner repossesses the Black, eighteen-year-old Alec travels across the deserts of Arabia to find the great stallion and helps to solve a tribal feud
Son of the black stallion by Walter Farley( Book )

59 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alec receives the black stallion's first son as a gift, he believes his dreams have come true, but Satan is a dangerous and unpredictable horse
The black stallion and Flame by Walter Farley( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plane wreck at sea separates Alec and the Black until the search for a rabid vampire bat leads the boy to Flame's island sanctuary
The black stallion mystery by Walter Farley( Book )

35 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec takes the Black abroad in a search for his horse's sire
The black stallion's ghost by Walter Farley( Book )

42 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Ramsay's life is changed after he spends a terrifying night lost in the Florida Everglades with a deranged Frenchman who is helping him search for the runaway black stallion
The black stallion revolts by Walter Farley( Book )

26 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wild black stallion revolts against the routine and schedule of stable life, becoming a killer and a threat, a plane crash thwarts Alec's plans to give the Black a free run in the desert and brings danger to both boy and horse
The black stallion and Satan by Walter Farley( Book )

35 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Black is returned to Alec Ramsey, the whole racing world, including Alec himself, wonders which horse is faster: the great stallion or his son, Satan
The black stallion's filly by Walter Farley( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Dailey buys a spoiled, contrary two-year-old filly, a daughter of the Black, in November, and is determined to have a Kentucky Derby candidate by May
The black stallion's courage by Walter Farley( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to raise money to rebuild a one-hundred-thousand-dollar barn destroyed by fire, Alec returns to racing the Black
The island stallion by Walter Farley( Book )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his archeologist friend spend two weeks on a desolate Caribbean island where they discover a hidden valley, underground tunnels built by Spanish Conquistadors, and a wild flame-colored stallion
The blood bay colt by Walter Farley( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy is entrusted to attend the birth, train, and drive a blood bay colt that is the great hope of an aging reinsman who refuses to be reconciled to the fact that sulky-racing has moved from the county fair to the big night time, moneymaking raceways
The black stallion's sulky colt by Walter Farley( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racing accident resulting in a frightened horse and an injured driver leads Alec Ramsey and Henry Dailey to try harness racing, working a son of the Black toward the Hambletonian
The black stallion challenged! by Walter Farley( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Ramsey, racing the Black in Florida over the winter, receives a letter from Steve Duncan which results in the island stallion's challenging the champion
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy and horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
The black stallion and the girl by Walter Farley( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Ramsay has a hard time persuading his partners to retain the girl he hires as a trainer and an even harder time convincing them to let her race the Black Stallion when Alec is suspended as a jockey
Man o' War by Walter Farley( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the American race horse who won twenty of twenty-one races, told by a stable boy who grew up with the great horse
The island stallion races by Walter Farley( Book )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two visitors from another world enter the secret valley of Azul Island and provide Steve with a chance to see how Flame can do in competition with the world's fastest horses
The island stallion's fury by Walter Farley( Book )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pitch and Steve's secret island valley is discovered and invaded by a hard and vicious man, who is a threat to the island stallion and his band
The black stallion legend by Walter Farley( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black stallion helps save an Indian tribe during a time of disaster, thereby fulfilling an ancient prophecy
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The black stallion
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The black stallion returnsSon of the black stallionThe black stallion and FlameThe black stallion mysteryThe black stallion's ghostThe black stallion revoltsThe black stallion and SatanThe black stallion's filly
Alternative Names
Fārlejs, Valters 1915-

Farley, Walter

Farley, Walter, 1915-

Farley, Walter Lorimer 1915-1989

Walter Farley Amerikaans schrijver (1915-1989)

Walter Farley amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Walter Farley amerikansk författare

Walter Farley amerikansk skribent

Walter Farley écrivain américain

Walter Farley escriptor estatunidenc

Walter Farley escritor estadounidense

Walter Farley yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Уолтер Фарли

والتر فارلي كاتب أمريكي

والتر فارلی نویسنده آمریکایی

وولتر فارلي، 1915-1989

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