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The Resource Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls

Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls

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Half broke horses : a true-life novel
Title
Half broke horses
Title remainder
a true-life novel
Statement of responsibility
Jeannette Walls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Presents a novel based on the life of the author's grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, who learned to break horses in childhood, journeyed five hundred miles as a teen to become a teacher, and ran a vast ranch in Arizona with her husband while raising two children
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
324337
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.A3644
LC item number
H35 2009
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true-life novel
Label
Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5086156
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781416586296
Lccn
2009018781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781416586289
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)310397067
Label
Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5086156
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781416586296
Lccn
2009018781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781416586289
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)310397067

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