Harris, Mark Jonathan

About the author

Mark Jonathan Harris, born in 1941, is a writer and film maker. His non fiction writing centres around World War WW and its aftermath; his fiction has (so far) been written for children. One of his books is horse based. The Last Run, the story of a teenage boy who is forced to challenge his views, won the Golden Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Fiction.

Finding the book
Easy to find. It was not published in the UK.

Links and sources
Mark Jonathan Harris’ website
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987

Bibliography (horse books only)

The Last Run

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York, 160 pp, 1981

Lyle is 14. He leaves his dull job to go mustang hunting with his grandfather, but after experiencing the reality of mustanging, and seeing his grandfather’s obsession with the mustang stallion, he changes his views.