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Title:The Glass Castle
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Jeannette Walls
Publisher:Scribner
ISBN:074324754X
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:288
Category:Non fiction, Memoir, Biography

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Glass Castle A tender moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave the author the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms .

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children In the beginning they lived like nomads moving among Southwest desert towns camping in the mountains Rex was a charismatic brilliant man who when sober captured his children s imagination teaching them physics geology and above all how to embrace life fearlessly Rose Mary who painted and wrote and couldn t stand the responsibility of providing for her family called herself an excitement addict Cooking a meal that would be consumed in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that might last forever .

Later when the money ran out or the romance of the wandering life faded the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town and the family 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 .

What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the guts and tenacity and intelligence to get out but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity Hers is a story of triumph against all odds but also a tender moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms .

For two decades Jeannette Walls hid her roots Now she tells her own story

The Silver Star, Selecções do Livro: O Filho do Caçador Furtivo / Cavalos Mal Domados / Onde Estás Agora? / Nove Lições, Dish: The Inside Story on the World of Gossip, Half Broke Horses von Jeannette Walls.: Textanalyse und Interpretation mit ausführlicher Inhaltsangabe und Abituraufgaben mit Lösungen (Königs Erläuterungen 495), Reader's Digest Select Editions, Volume 309, 2010 #3: Winter Garden / The Poacher's Son / A Thread So Thin / Half Broke Horses, Half Broke Horses, Ontembare paarden / Het glazen kasteel, The Glass Castle, FIRST LOOK: Die andere Seite des Himmels: Roman, Silver star / Political suicide / Street cat named Bob / Fly away (Reader's Digest Select Editions, Volume 6, 2013) 330