The Glass Castle - A Memoir

by Jeanette Walls | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 1844081826 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingkeeta1wing of Howick, Auckland Province New Zealand on 11/1/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingkeeta1wing from Howick, Auckland Province New Zealand on Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Amazon Editorial Review

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..

Journal Entry 2 by wingkeeta1wing at By Post, By Post -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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Off to Poodlesister as a tag :)
Happy reading!

Journal Entry 3 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, January 22, 2018
Thanks keeta1 for the book and postcard. Looking forward to reading it.

Journal Entry 4 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, January 29, 2018
Reserved for mcsar

Journal Entry 5 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Walthamstow, Greater London United Kingdom on Tuesday, February 06, 2018
What crazy-making neglectful parents, and yet there were also positives to their parenting. I found this hard to read at times because I felt so angry with Jeannette’s parents. Definitely worth reading though.

Journal Entry 6 by wingPoodlesisterwing at Wishlist Tag, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Monday, February 19, 2018

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Going to mcsar in Canada and that will make three continents of travelling!

Journal Entry 7 by mcsar at Richmond, British Columbia Canada on Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The book has reached its third continent safely. Thank you for the tag, the warm letter, and other goodies. I look forward to reading this memoir. Definitely looks good.

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