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Adult Book Discussion: Jeanette Walls' Half Broke Horses

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Location: 
Oxon Hill
Audience: 
Adults
Time: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 2:00pm

Book cover of Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls.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.