Manolo Olivar has to make a decision: to follow in his famous father's shadow and become a bullfighter, or to follow his heart and become a doctor.
A chestnut mare bought by an elderly widow at auction makes a great difference in the lives of her new owner and a bitter young neighbor.
Memoirs of the author's adolescence during World War II, when her family escaped from Poland to temporary haven in France, Portugal, England, and finally, the United States.
Everyone expects Manolo to become a great bullfighter like his father, but he wants to follow his own heart and become a doctor. As he prepares to fight his first bull, Manolo realizes that he is afraid. Grades 5-8. 1965...