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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel - Study Guide Part 4 Summary & Analysis

Jeannette Walls
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Part 4, "Red Silk Shirt," began with Lily's return to KC Ranch. It had been several years since Lily had been home. Buster and Dorothy had two children in Lily's absence. Lily was excited to see Patches, who was now 17 years old. The two bonded quickly. Lily easily fell into her old routine of farm chores. Lily's main concern at this point was Helen.

Once again, Lily realizes that she had changed and living on the ranch no longer held the same appeal as it once did. The family expected Lily to leave again. Lily left for Flagstaff earlier than planned.

Lily fell in love with college. Being older, she was not distracted by drinking and boys. Lily took every class she can handle, read every book, and got the most from the entire experience. Part way through her tenure, Lily began to have concerns about money. Lily...

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