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The Glass Castle - A Memoir

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 182,690 Ratings and 24,705 Reviews

Book Description
This is a startling memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeanette Walls narrates her nomadic and adventurous childhood with her dreaming, 'brilliant' but alcoholic parents. At the age of seventeen she escapes on a Greyhound bus to New York with her older sister; her younger sib... More
Book Information
PublisherScribner Book Company
BindingPaperback (51 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
Publication Date/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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