Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel

Jeannette Walls (Author)
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Description

Half Broke Horses is Laura Ingalls Wilder for adults, as riveting and dramatic as Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa or Beryl Markham's West with the Night. Destined to become a classic, it will transfix readers everywhere.

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
September 07, 2010
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.54 X 0.66 X 7.96 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416586296

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About the Author

Jeannette Walls graduated from Barnard College and was a journalist in New York. Her memoir, The Glass Castle, has been a New York Times bestseller for more than six years. She is also the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers The Silver Star and Half Broke Horses, which was named one of the ten best books of 2009 by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. Walls lives in rural Virginia with her husband, the writer John Taylor.

Reviews

"Jeannette Walls . . . once again proves that the combination of gifted storyteller with great stories is both rare and intoxicating."--The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"[An] eloquent tribute to a pragmatic heroine . . . A powerhouse--fast-moving, fearless and impossible to forget."--Michelle Green, People
[Jeannette Walls is] the third generation of a line of indomitable women whose paths she has inscribed on the permanent record, enriching the common legend of our American past."--Liesl Schillinger, New York Times Book Review (cover review)