Beautiful Jim Key by Mim E. Rivas

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .

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ISBN 109780061659355, 9780061877513, 9780061659362

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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 the 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.

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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.

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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, Beautiful Jim Key book 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.

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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.

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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.

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Key emphasized that he used only patience and kindness in teaching the horse, and never a whip. William Key, veterinarian and trainer of Beautiful Jim Key. Get this from a library. Beautiful Jim Key: the lost history of a horse and a man who changed the world.

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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.

Rogers to showcase the extraordinary talents of the Arabian Hambletonian horse, Beautiful Jim Key. Jim could read and write, make change with money, do arithmetic for “numbers below thirty,” and cite Bible passages “where the horse is mentioned.” Read on.

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William Key, the African-American veterinarian who partnered with promoter A. Rogers to promote the special talents of the horse, Jim Key. Beautiful Jim Key. Release Info. Showing all 0 items Jump to: Release Dates (0) Also Known As (AKA) (0) Release Dates Book To Movie a list of titles created 06 Dec Ones to watch a list of titles created 24 Jun See all related lists.

horse has been over human's progress to compassion. Here it is again: "Over a century ago, at a time when our nation was at war over a belief in slavery, it was the love and compassion shared between a man of color and his horse named Beautiful Jim Key which motivated citizens of all color to change their negative beliefs and negative behavior for a.

Beautiful Jim outlived Dr. Key, who passed away in Many were afraid that the horse would grieve too much and sicken after his owner's death, but he survived until he was 23 years old and Author: Rita Allen. The book is called Beautiful Jim Key by Miriam Rivas, this is a true story.

Jim Key tells the true story of ex-slave, Civil War veteran and self-taught veterinarian Dr. William Key who trained a horse named Beautiful Jim Key to read, spell and do : Borys Kit. The story of Beautiful Jim Key: the most wonderful horse in all the world.

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Rate it * You Rated it *. Jim Key was a crippled foal, out of a Hambletonian sire and an Arabian dam, the latter having been distinguished as a psychic. He was the darling of his owner, the renowned and remarkable Dr.

Bill Key, entrepreneur, poker player, ex-slave liniment salesman and horse-whisperer. Editorial Reviews ★ 08/15/ Born into slavery, William “Doc” Key drew national attention at the end of the 19th century for his training of a horse that eventually became known as Beautiful Jim Key, teaching the animal how to “combine letters to spell words, choose numbers to make sums, find flags to identify states, move clock hands to tell time, and a whole lot more.”Brand: Lee & Low Books, Inc.

Morgan Freeman is set to star in “Beautiful Jim Key”, a historical horse story based on Mim Eichler Rivas’ book of the same name. The pic follows Dr. William Key, a performer who entertains the masses with his horse, Beautiful Jim Key.The Official Site for Beautiful Jim Key, and the book by Mim Eichler Rivas.

Over the course of reclaiming the lost history of Beautiful Jim Key and Dr. William Key, extensive research has been conducted on various fronts, providing multiple treasure chests of material that will be explored in a major feature film now in development and in the.

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