Author Glenn Balch was a man of many talents His books enable readers all over the world to experience his dream through adventurous tales about wild horses.
Author Glenn Balch was a man of many talents. He was an athlete, a journalist, a horse enthusiast, and he served as a Colonel in the US Army during World War II. A native of Texas, in his twenties Mr. Balch moved to Idaho and soon discovered the enchanting landscape and the wild horses that would inspire him to write adventure novels like The Midnight Colt and The Wild Mare. Glenn Balch once dreamed of being a cowboy. His books enable readers all over the world to experience his dream through adventurous tales about wild horses and the American West.
Flax was born to be wild
Flax was born to be wild. Flax was born to be wild. Born among the wild horses of the Owyhee up-lands in Idaho, Flax is separated from the other horses in her band by a twist of fate. She's helped by the kindness of a boy named Jim Thorne, but when the eighteen-year-old cowboy leaves Flax's side, she runs into an unexpected adventure.
I Collect Glenn Balch books Balch had one daughter, Betty, from his first marriage to Faula Mashburn, and three more children-daughters Mary and Nikki and son Olin-with his wife Elise. His first novel was published in 1937.
I Collect Glenn Balch books. He was an Idaho author and I was born and raised in Idaho. As a child, my Grandmother gave me one of his books every Christmas. Great author about dogs and horses. This is the last book he wrote. Probably better for pre-teen year readers. Balch had one daughter, Betty, from his first marriage to Faula Mashburn, and three more children-daughters Mary and Nikki and son Olin-with his wife Elise. When the United States entered World War II, he entered active duty as a captain in the .
com: Wild Horse Tamer: This is a used book in good condition and may show some signs of use or wear Wild Horse Tamer. Published by TAB Books, 1958. Condition: Good Soft cover. From Once Upon A Time Books (Springdale, AR, . Price: US$ 7. 9 Convert Currency.
Praises for Mary Jo Putney. Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild. John Keats, La Belle Dame Sans Merci. To libraries and librarians: God bless you, every one. I met a lady in the meads. Full beautiful, a faery’s child; Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild. As the two men climbed the steps inside Grillon’s Hotel, the slighter one pushed ahead impatiently. His taller companion touched his arm in warning. This can’t be the right girl, Amworth.
Flax was born to be wild. In Idaho, an orphaned filly, rescued by and then separated from a young cowboy, has adventures with various owners and bands of wild horses before being reunited with her old benefactor.
Fourth in the Tack Ranch stories, about Ben and Dixie Darby and their wild stallion, King, spirit of the ranges of Idaho. Gaucho goes with them, the little man from Argentine who could ride anything and who knows the tricks.
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Glenn Balch’s 34th and last book was Buck, Wild, published by Crowell in 1976. It was the story of a mustang. He settled into retirement on his small spread on the outskirts of Boise in Meridian, Idaho, but remained active, appearing frequently at schools, libraries, and writers’ forums, usually wearing his trademark cowboy hat. Glenn Balch died on September 16, 1989, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Two of his books, Wild Horse Tamer and Christmas Horse, were reprinted a year later as part of Idaho’s statehood centennial commemoration.