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Author: Jeannette Walls; Williamsburg Regional Library.
Publisher: 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Kit : English : [Book discussion group ed.View all editions and formats
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In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Jeannette Walls
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Walls; Williamsburg Regional Library.
ISBN: 074324754X 9780743247542 0743247531 9780743247535
OCLC Number: 235383741
Notes: Title from tag attached to tote bag.
Assembled by the Adult Services staff of the Williamsburg Regional Library for use by book discussion groups.
Copies published: Scribner, 2006 (imprint may vary)
Each copy: 288 p.
Description: 10 identical v. in tote bag 29 x 34 x 10 cm.+ 1 resource guide.
Other Titles: Gab bags
Responsibility: Jeannette Walls.
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In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

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