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Half broke horses

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2011.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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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 ran 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Lily Casey Smith; Lily Casey Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Walls
ISBN: 9781444805093 1444805096
OCLC Number: 973540705
Notes: Originally published: London : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2009; London: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jeannette Walls.

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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 ran 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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