Jeannette Walls | Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel

Recorded Oct 23, 2009
Direct Download: 20091023-jeannet.mp3

The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls's memoir of growing up in an impoverished and nomadic family, is one of the bestselling memoirs of all time. Half Broke Horses--the novelized prequel to The Glass Castle--recounts the story of the author's horse-breaking, poker-playing, airplane-flying grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, who left home at age 15 and survived tornadoes, droughts, and the Great Depression. This highly anticipated new release is a tribute to one remarkable woman--and to the many remarkable women--who lived and loved in the wild southwest.

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