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Half Broke Horses

Lily Casey Smith is QUITE a character, and as you read the novel, she becomes almost bigger than life! Jeannette Walls, the author even says in her notes that she remembers her grandmother's voice...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2011, 11:15 pm (UTC)

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Half Broke Horses

Half Broke Horses was written by Jeannette Walls. In this partially true and partially fictional work, Walls tells the story of her parents, siblings, and grandmother, Lily Casey Smith. Lily had a...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2019, 9:48 pm (UTC)

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Half Broke Horses

The death of her sister Helen has a very clear impact on Lily in many ways and had long reaching effects for years after the event. First of all, Lily never had much confidence in men especially...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2011, 11:33 pm (UTC)

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Half Broke Horses

As a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse, Lily was independent and used to living alone and fending for herself. She went to be a teacher as a teenager, but she was very self-sufficient even as a...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2013, 7:23 pm (UTC)

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Half Broke Horses

The two of them make a perfect couple for so many reasons. The most important aspect of their marriage is the mutual regard they have for one another and the absolute equality they both feel in the...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2011, 4:07 am (UTC)

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