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The glass castle / Jeannette Walls.

Walls, Jeannette, author. (Author).
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  • 27 of 47 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 3 of 5 copies available at Florence County Library System.

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1 current hold with 47 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Florence - Johnsonville Branch 92 Walls (Text) 33172005372956 Adult Biography Checked out 03/06/2018
Florence - Main Library 92 Walls (Text) 33172003461041 Adult Biography In transit -
Florence - Main Library 92 Walls (Text) 33172005204472 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Olanta Branch 92 Walls (Text) 33172004854863 Adult Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780743247542
  • ISBN: 074324754X
  • ISBN: 9780743247535
  • ISBN: 0743247531
  • Physical Description: 288 pages : illustrated ; 20 cm
  • Edition: 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2006.

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Summary, etc.: In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: English fiction.
Children of alcoholics > United States > Biography.
Children of alcoholics > West Virginia > Welch > Biography.
Problem families > United States > Case studies.
Problem families > West Virginia > Welch > Case studies.
Poor > West Virginia > Welch > Biography.
Homeless persons > Family relationships > New York (State) > New York.
English fiction.

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The Glass Castle : A Memoir
The Glass Castle : A Memoir
by Walls, Jeannette
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The Glass Castle : A Memoir


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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