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The Glass Castle

A Memoir

by Jeannette Walls

eBook
Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.
The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

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Publisher: Scribner

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 1, 2005

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781416550600
  • Release date: March 1, 2005

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781416550600
  • File size: 1881 KB
  • Release date: March 1, 2005

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781416550600
  • File size: 1289 KB
  • Release date: March 1, 2005


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.9
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:4

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.
The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Scribner

    Kindle Book
    Release date: March 1, 2005

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781416550600
    Release date: March 1, 2005

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781416550600
    File size: 1881 KB
    Release date: March 1, 2005

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781416550600
    File size: 1289 KB
    Release date: March 1, 2005

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 5.9
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
    Text Difficulty: 4
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