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

Karolyne, February 1, 2013

From the first pages, I was immersed in a period of Americana when survival meant self-reliance. It is almost unimaginable today that a 15 year-old would ever ride alone 500 miles on horseback to get a job, or that any 15 year-old could get a job teaching. Her lack of credentials was more than made up for by her positive values, determination and hard work. Based on the author's grandmother's adventures, the characters and scenes will live on for all those who make time for this fast-paced novel.
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So Much for That by Lionel Shriver
So Much for That

Karolyne, January 1, 2011

A scathing indictment of contemporary health care cloaked in an absorbing novel whose characters are well developed and whose plot spirals ever more out of control. Lots of great content for a book group to share.
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