Characters
Lily Casey Smith (Female) , Teacher , Rancher , Married , Mother , Lived in a dirt dugout at age 10; became a teacher at 15; first husband was a bigamist; second husband was a rancher; had two children;sold bootleg liquor during Prohibition; outspoken against hypocrisy and prejudice; trained horses; ruthless poker player
Genre
Fiction
Adventure
Biographical
Historical
Topics
Frontier life
Teachers
Ranchers
Ranch life
Prohibition
Bootleggers
Horse trainers
Tornadoes
Droughts
Women's lives
Hardship
Great Depression
Setting
Texas - South (U.S.)
Arizona - West (U.S.)
New Mexico - West (U.S.)
Illinois - Midwest (U.S.)
Time Period
1930s -- 20th century