Reader recommendation: Half Broke Horses
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
I think Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls is much better than author's first, shocking story of her mother who lived on the street. "Half Broke Horses" explained to me how a dysfunctional family was glued together by one grandmother. Her strength made possible the author's survival, which was a puzzle in her first memoir.Skip to next paragraph
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