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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel - Study Guide Part 2 Summary & Analysis

Jeannette Walls
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Part 2, "The Miraculous Staircase," began with the Casey family arriving in Hondo Valley, New Mexico. They saw a mirage in the distance. In the sky is an inverted image of the town of Tinnie, six miles away. Lupe made a sign of the cross. Adam explained the mirage.

The life of the Caseys was about to change. The KC Ranch was much larger than the one at High Lonesome. There was more land to contend with and care for which meant more land for the horses but it also meant more work.

Due to Adam's speech impediment, it became Lily's job to hire and oversee migrant workers and farm hands. Lily was only 11 years old.

Although Adam had a great deal of work and responsibility on his hands, there is always time for his flights of fancy. Among these was writing a biography of Billy the Kid...

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