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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 6 Summary

Jeannette Walls
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Part 6 Summary

Part 6, "Teacher Lady" begins with the purchase of Hackberry, a nearby ranch. The AIC is now comprised of 180,000 acres. It takes a week to ride the property. Jim is often gone for days at a time with Rosemary in tow.

Jim and Lily move into the house at Hackberry. For the first time Lily decorates the house with bright colors. Lily falls in love with the house and wants to buy it. However, neither Lily nor Jim is willing to get a loan and go into debt. Lily devises a plan to save as much money as possible and to purchase the house outright within ten years.

Lily gets a bit extreme with her frugal ways.

One day, Lily sees a sign for flying lessons. She asks Jim to stop. The pilot, Goggles, balks at giving a flying lesson to a woman.

"'Don't you 'little lady' me...

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