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Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
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Nov 27, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: bas-bleu, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 1940s, favorite-characters, fiction, texas
Read from February 17 to 18, 2012

Fictionalized biography of Walls' grandmother, Lily Case Smith.

This is such a beautifully written book. I appreciated the author for choosing to tell the story in the first person, because Lily's voice is strong and true. Lily is not always likable, but she is a force of nature and fascinating.

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