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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel Themes

Jeannette Walls
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KC Ranch is one of the main themes of the story as it is where most of the family interaction between the Caseys occurs.

After the family ranch in Salt Draw is destroyed, the Caseys move to KC Ranch in the Hondo Valley of New Mexico. Lily recalls the ranch as being more of a farm than a ranch, with rows of tomatoes, orchards of old peach and pecan trees, and fields of alfalfa. The ranch house is better than the last, with two rooms, which almost seems spacious and luxurious compared to the old house. There is plenty of room for the horses and Lily's fathers Great Danes, which are eventually murdered by an ornery neighbor.

The house is made of adobe and stone. The walls are as thick as Mr. Casey's forearm and he states that there is no need to worry about a tornado...

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