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Smith, Lily Casey 1901-1968

Overview
Works: 10 works in 23 publications in 3 languages and 4,484 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographical fiction  History  Condensed books  Biography  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories  Autobiographical fiction 
Classifications: PS3623.A3644, 813.6
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Publications about Lily Casey Smith
Most widely held works about Lily Casey Smith
    Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )
    10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 4,190 libraries worldwide
    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
    Caballos salvajes by Jeannette Walls( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 168 libraries worldwide
    "Caballos salvajes nos descubre los origenes de la disfuncional familia Walls. Si en El castillo de cristal los ninos nos conmovieron con su fortaleza y sus ganas de vivir, en esta precuela será Lily Casey Smith, su abuela, la que nos brinde su tenacidad y perseverancia ante las dificultades que atravesó en el camino de su vida. Heroina y pionera en el Lejano Oeste americano, Lily vivió durante sus casi primeros diez años en una caseta del desierto de Texas. A pesar de la extrema pobreza en que subsistía con sus padres, no tardó en convertirse en una joven maestra de un pueblo situado a 28 días a caballo, lo que supondría el principio de una sucesión de desafíos en una tierra de promesas y a la vez de grandes adversidades. Tras casarse con un hombre bígamo, lo abandona para irse con otro hombre dueño de un rancho con el que tiene dos hijos, uno de ellos es Rose Mary Walls, la madre de El castillo de cristal, y durante todo este tiempo se convertirá en jinete de rodeo, en domadora de caballos, en una despiadada jugadora de póquer y hará lo imposible porque ella y su familia sobrevivan, con su afán de superación y su encendida defensa de la libertad de la mujer a principios del siglo xx."-- amazon.com
    Half broke horses a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
    4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
    Jeannette Walls unfolds the story of Lily Casey Smith. Born tough, Lily shoed her first horse at age six, moved to the western frontier at age fifteen, and soon learned to drive a car and fly an airplane. Always filled with adventure, Lily's life held witness to several disasters, heartbreaks, and wars
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    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
    Love in bloom: Hope Walker survived early breast cancer at just thirty-years-old, but a mastectomy left her with a lot of scarring--and some serious fears about dating. Hope owns Changing Seasons, Heart Lake's most popular flower shop. When it comes to love and relationships, she's able to work magic through her expert flower arranging ... for everyone but herself
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    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
    Winter garden: The dying wish of a loving father ignites a family drama that brings two sisters and their acid-tongued, Russian-born mother together in a story that reaches back to WWII Leningrad--Library of Congress description
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    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
    Love in bloom: Hope Walker survived early breast cancer at just thirty-years-old, but a mastectomy left her with a lot of scarring--and some serious fears about dating. Hope owns Changing Seasons, Heart Lake's most popular flower shop. When it comes to love and relationships, she's able to work magic through her expert flower arranging ... for everyone but herself
    Ban xun zhi ma by Jeannette Walls( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    Book Club in a bag : Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    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
    Jeannette Walls: Half broke horses a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls's memoir of growing up in an impoverished and nomadic family, is one of the bestselling memoirs of all time. Half Broke Horses--the novelized prequel to The Glass Castle--recounts the story of the author's horse-breaking, poker-playing, airplane-flying grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, who left home at age 15 and survived tornadoes, droughts, and the Great Depression. This highly anticipated new release is a tribute to one remarkable woman--and to the many remarkable women--who lived and loved in the wild southwest
    Reader's Voice Book Club kit for Half broke horses by Jeannette Walls ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    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
 
Alternative Names
Casey, Lily 1901-1968
Languages
English (20)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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