The Glass Castle - A Memoir
Publish date: January 1st 2005
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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To say that Walls had an unusual childhood would be a massive understatement. She didn't have any of the stability with a roof over her head or meals to eat that most children in the US take for granted, but she did have some amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do things that many of us will...
I enjoyed this. I got pretty into it, cheering for Jeannette and her siblings throughout the book.The mom annoyed me, always saying she needed to stop living for others and take care of herself when that's all she ever did and she had 4 children to take care of. And the dad taking money from his own...
All right, hold onto your pants while I take you on this review. I picked this book up for $1 at the thrift store after reading the back of the book. Here is what it says: “The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysf...
This book caused me to run the full gamut of conflicting emotions. It was extremely difficult to read at times, as I'd experienced a profound sadness and anger for the deplorable circumstances of which Jeannette and her siblings had no control. To have the ability (and courage) to lay out her histor...
Incredible, darkly compelling read. Cringeworthy moments of childhood on the edge. People can definitely be forced to survive through a lot more than one would think possible. And here it goes once again... Parenting should be a licenced occupation so that no patently idiotic couples would torture t...
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