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Half broke horses : a true-life novel / Jeannette Walls.

By: Walls, Jeannette
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Scribner, 2009Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover edDescription: 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781416586289 (hardcover); 1416586288 (hardcover); 9781416586296 (pbk.); 1416586296 (pbk.)Subject(s): Smith, Lily Casey, b. 1901 -- Fiction | Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction | Arizona -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Autobiographical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PS3623.A3644 | H35 2009Summary: A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit.
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A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit.

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