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Half broke horses

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: London : Pocket, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Lily Casey Smith: horse-trainer, airplane pilot, flapper, mother and teacher. Born in 1901 in the rolling grassland of West Texas, Lily grows up with a passion for horses and an indomitable spirit. At age 15 she leaves home, riding 500 miles across the American West on her beloved pony Patch, her pearl-handled six-shooter by her side. Her goal: a teaching post in a frontier-town school. Lily will handle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Lily Casey Smith; Lily Casey Smith
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Walls
ISBN: 9781847398314 1847398316
OCLC Number: 619210662
Notes: Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Description: 276 p. : photos ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jeannette Walls.

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