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The glass castle

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: London : Virago, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 siblings follow later.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Jeannette Walls; Jeannette Walls
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Walls
ISBN: 1844081826 9781844081820
OCLC Number: 63401145
Description: 341 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jeannette Walls.

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Walls has carved a story with precision and grace out of one of the most chaotic, heart-breaking childhoods... This deeply affecting memoir is a triumph in every possible way, and it does what all  Read more...

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'Walls doesn't pull her punches. Walls's parents - just two of the unforgettable characters in this excellent, unusual book - were a matched pair of eccentrics. And raising four children didn't Read more...

 
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