WorldCat Identities

Farley, Walter 1915-1989

Overview
Works: 411 works in 1,784 publications in 7 languages and 59,229 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  Animal films  Detective and mystery fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Conceptor, Originator
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 )

187 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 8,770 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 )

73 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,269 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 )

66 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,819 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 )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 2,385 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 )

36 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,356 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 )

34 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,302 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 )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,188 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's filly by Walter Farley( Book )

22 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 2,045 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 and Satan by Walter Farley( Book )

30 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 1,970 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 courage by Walter Farley( Book )

27 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,963 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 )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,877 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 black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a boy and his horse
The black stallion challenged! by Walter Farley( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,760 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 and the girl by Walter Farley( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,732 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 Stalion when Alec is suspended as a jockey
The island stallion races by Walter Farley( Book )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,596 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
Man o' War by Walter Farley( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the American race horse who won twenty of twenty-one races
The island stallion's fury by Walter Farley( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 1,539 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's sulky colt by Walter Farley( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,522 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 legend by Walter Farley( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black stallion helps save an Indian tribe during a time of disaster, thereby fulfilling an ancient prophecy
The adventures of the Black Stallion( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being shipwrecked on a remote desert island, young Alec Ramsey and a wild black stallion return to the United States where, with the help of a cantankerous old trainer, they join the horseracing circuit and take the racing world by storm
 
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The black stallion
Alternative Names
Fārlejs, Valters 1915-

Farley, Walter

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 escritor estadounidense

Walter Farley yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Уолтер Фарли

والتر فارلی نویسنده آمریکایی

وولتر فارلي، 1915-1989

ウォルター・ファーレイ

ファーレー

Languages
English (652)

French (66)

Spanish (20)

German (10)

Italian (3)

Thai (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The black stallion returnsSon of the black stallionThe black stallion and FlameThe black stallion mysteryThe black stallion's ghostThe black stallion revoltsThe black stallion's fillyThe black stallion and Satan