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

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

Label
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
Cataloging source
OCJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walls, Jeannette
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Lily Casey
  • Ranches
  • Teachers
  • Families
  • Arizona
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781416586296
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn664572957
  • (Sirsi) o664572957
  • (OCoLC)664572957
Label
Half broke horses : a true-life novel, Jeannette Walls
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9781416586296
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn664572957
  • (Sirsi) o664572957
  • (OCoLC)664572957

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