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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 9; Epilogue Summary

Jeannette Walls
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Part 9; Epilogue Summary

Part 9, "The Flyboy," described the tale of Rex Walls and Rosemary.

Lily and Jim movde to Horse Mesa, a beautiful ranch. Jim was hired to haul gravel and Lily returned to teaching. There was a one-room school house so Lily could teach the way she was always meant to teach without the bureaucrats hanging over her shoulder.

Lily began to become involved in politics. She became the Democratic precinct captain on Horse Mesa and registered all 13 families in Horse Mesa to vote. Lily and Jim also took up hunting for uranium.

Little Jim and Rosemary were enrolled in Arizona State University. Rosemary insisted on studying art. Lily said that Rosemary can study art but insisted that she major in education and got a teaching degree. After the first year in college, Little Jim met Diane. Little Jim dropped out of school, got married, and became...

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