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Walls, Jeannette

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Works: 60 works in 332 publications in 16 languages and 19,088 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Case studies  Biographical fiction  History  Autobiographical fiction  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PS3623.A3644, 813.6
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Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )
74 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,837 libraries worldwide
A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit
The silver star : a novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )
23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,330 libraries worldwide
It is 1970 in a small town in California: 'Bean' Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz is fifteen when their artistic mother, Charlotte, takes off to find herself, leaving the girls enough money to last a month or two. When Bean returns from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz decide to take the bus to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that has been in Charlotte's family for generations. Because money is tight, Liz and Bean start babysitting and doing office work for Jerry Maddox, foreman of the mill in town. But when school starts in the fall, it is Bean who easily adjusts and makes friends, while Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens to Liz, and it's up to Bean to help her challenge the injustice of the adult world. -- From book jacket
Half broke horses a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
Jeannette Walls unfolds the story of Lily Casey Smith. Born tough, Lily shoed her first horse at age six, moved to the western frontier at age fifteen, and soon learned to drive a car and fly an airplane. Always filled with adventure, Lily's life held witness to several disasters, heartbreaks, and wars
The silver star by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 885 libraries worldwide
It is 1970. "Bean" Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz is fifteen when their artistic mother Charlotte, a woman "who flees every place she's ever lived at the first sign of trouble," takes off to "find herself." She leaves her girls enough money for food to last a month or two. But when Bean gets home from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz board a bus from California to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying antebellum mansion that's been in the family for generations
Dish : the inside story on the world of gossip by Jeannette Walls( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Walls examines the history of gossip, including the 1950s show, Night Beat with Mike Wallace, the National Enquirer, Confidential magazine, People magazine, the power of publicists, the power of rumors, presidential foibles, and such writers as Matt Drudge
The glass castle : a memoir by Jeannette Walls( Book )
77 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Forfatteren, en kendt amerikansk journalist, fortæller om sin barndom og opvækst med en alkoholisk og genial far og en mor, som var kunstner. Familien var hjemløs og omrejsende og først som teenager kunne forfatteren sammen med sine søskende bryde ud af familien og starte på et normalt liv med skolegang og uddannelse
Dish : how gossip became the news and the news became just another show by Jeannette Walls( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Jack the Bookman
Dish by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of gossip in America, from the birth of the National Enquirer to the rise of the scoop-filled Internet, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the people who control what is seen, heard, and read
Bo li cheng bao by Jeannette Walls( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Simplified Chinese edition of The Glass Castle: A Memoir. Jeannette Walls tells the story about her childhood. She talks about living like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Retreating to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family-- her father, Rex Walls, had done everything he could to escape. He drank. He stole the grocery money and disappeared for days. As the dysfunction of the family escalated, Jeannette and her brother and sisters had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they weathered their parents' betrayals and, finally, found the resources and will to leave home
Die andere Seite des Himmels : Roman by Jeannette Walls( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Glasslottet by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in Danish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Die andere Seite des Himmels by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The glass castle by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Jeannette Walls presents an interesting and emotional memoir. Raised by nomadic and idealist parents who eventually settled in a downtrodden West Virginia mining town, Jeannette's childhood was a rollercoaster ride. As her parents ran out of money, Jeannette and her siblings were forced to fend for themselves. Deeply hurt by her parents' betrayal, she became determined to be successful
Book Club Kit. a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit
Die andere Seite des Himmels gekürzte Lesung ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Utæmmet liv by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ein ungezähmtes Leben Literatur, Lesung ; gekürzte Lesung ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ein ungezähmtes Leben by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Die Autorin erzählt die Lebensgeschichte ihrer Grossmutter, die Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts im äWilden Westenä aufwuchs. Bereits mit 15 Jahren ist sie fest entschlossen, ihr Leben selbst in die Hand zu nehmen. Sie tritt ihre 1. Lehrerinnenstelle in der Prärie an
Schloss aus Glas by Jeannette Walls( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Forfatteren, en kendt amerikansk journalist, fortæller om sin barndom og opvækst med en alkoholisk og genial far og en mor, som var kunstner. Familien var hjemløs og omrejsende og først som teenager kunne forfatteren sammen med sine søskende bryde ud af familien og starte på et normalt liv med skolegang og uddannelse
Kokhav ha-kesef by Jeannette Walls( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Hebrew and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Walls, Jeannette 1960-
וואלס, ג'נט
וולס, ג'אנט
וולס, ג'נט 1960-
.וולס, נ'אנט
ウォールズ, ジャネット
Languages
English (167)
German (43)
Danish (18)
French (15)
Spanish (15)
Chinese (13)
Swedish (5)
Polish (4)
Hebrew (3)
Catalan (2)
Korean (2)
Turkish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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