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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 371,825 Ratings and 34,078 Reviews

Book Description
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and above... More
Book Information
PublisherScribner Book Company
BindingPaperback (51 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages288
ISBN-10074324754X
ISBN-13978-0743247542
Publication Date01/09/2006
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About Jeannette Walls (Author) : Jeannette Walls is a published author of adult books. Some of the published credits of Jeannette Walls include The Glass Castle (Unabridged), The Glass Castle: A Memoir, The Glass Castle: A Memoir.
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9/4/2012 Layla Cox said: Got it from a friend and was very touching.
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2/25/2011 Wendy Darasz tagged as: I read

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8/1/2010 Erin George said: One of the best memoirs I've ever read.
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2/13/2010 Libby Rouleau tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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3/25/2009 Ebony Haywood said: Touching true story that challenges us to be true to ourselves
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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 10050
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9/30/2008 Betsy Storrs tagged as: I recommend, I'm reading

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4/22/2008 Robert Bowes said: Can this book actually be autobiographical?

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2/21/2008 Darla Kline said: This is the current book I am reading for an adult teacher book club. I look forward to the discussion next month.
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