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  • Horse of a Different Color

  • Little Britches #8
  • By: Ralph Moody
  • Narrated by: Cameron Beierle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History, World
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Publisher's Summary

In the early 1920s, cowboy and dry-range farmer Ralph Moody finds himself with mountainous debts through the collapse of the livestock market and the dealings of a crooked partner. Ralph never surrenders, but finds a way to turn tragedy into opportunity.
©1966 Ralph Moody (P)2002 Books in Motion

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"The book is a glorious recollection of pre-Dust Bowl, pre-Depression days, and is highly recommended." ( Library Journal)

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  • Riley Dempster
  • 16-01-2018

Books for any century and age

I've been reading and re-reading (or listening) to each of the books in Ralph Moody's "little britches" series for nearly 15 years... as a young married father I find there is just as much enjoyment in them as the first day my mother read them to us siblings... but where I never cease to be amazed is the wisdom to be gleaned for any age, a young, college age or fathers &a mothers ... Ralph's adventures are books I will never put down and read to my kids and grandkids

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  • Yolanda W.
  • 05-11-2020

Fabulous series!

Just finished the last of this fantastic 8-book autobiographical series by Ralph Moody. Wonderful stories for all ages. And Cameron Beierle does a masterful job with every one of them.

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  • Dodgequad
  • 12-04-2017

LOVE RALPH MOODY'S BOOKS!

All of his autobiographical books are SO good! Makes you laugh, cry and want to be a better person!

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  • Rebecca
  • 02-01-2017

Great Book About A Hard Worker

I love the lessons this book teaches. I get excited to find out how Ralph will get through each of his trials.

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  • Lisa R.
  • 25-02-2021

So sad to get to the end!

Best series I have listened to in a long time. The stories are engaging. The narration superb.

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  • Tracy k
  • 29-06-2020

best series ever

I have loved these books since the forth grade. took the time to relisten as an adult and fell in look even more.

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  • FLORIDARED
  • 19-08-2019

great ending to series wish there was more

this is probably my favorite book out of the eight in the series. very interesting detail and great lessons from many of the characters.

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  • Caleb Barnes
  • 06-08-2018

We absolutely love the Little Britches series!

We have listened to all 8 books of the series and loved just about every one! It's like Famer Boy by Wilder just expanded to 8 books with ranchers!

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  • Julie
  • 06-08-2018

Great Series

I have loved listening to the Little Britches series. I have been totally entertained as I have listened along to the life of Ralph Moody. I am sorry that I didn't know of this series as I was raising my children. It would have been a wonderful book to have shared together as there are so many fantastic learning opportunities. I am nearing the end and wondering what I will do once I no longer have Ralph to help pass the time at the gym :) Perhaps I will start over!

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  • Laurie
  • 04-07-2018

Great book for prospective entrepreneurs.

Love the book! A great book for those who want to help themselves or their children learn to become entrepreneurs, and how to recover from setbacks.

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