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Glass Castle : A Memoir - 05 edition

Glass Castle : A Memoir (ISBN10: 0743247531; ISBN13: 9780743247535)
ISBN13: 978-0743247535
ISBN10: 0743247531

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0743247542
ISBN10: 074324754X

Summary: 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 responsibilit ...show morey 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. Jeannette Walls has a story to tell, and tells it brilliantly, without an ounce of self-pity. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's & Sons
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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