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Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
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Aug 12, 2011

really liked it
Read in August, 2011

I really wonder how I would have approached Glass Castle if I had read this first. However, reading Half-Broke Horses after Glass Castle made for plenty of pyscho-analysis that I wouldn't have otherwise done. There's a lot of interesting stuff going on in this book and Lily Smith is such a fascinating woman! She definitely had a "Who cares what other people think" attitude that Rose Mary undoubtedly inherits. Ahh, I could go on, but this one should be fun to deconstruct at book club... I would say though, whatever order you read them in, you must read both!

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