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Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Stephanie Rincon - Goodreads

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls is a remarkable and inspiring memoir that the author narrates from her childhood until adulthood. She tells the story of her life as a child having to live the life ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Bryanna Hinkle - Goodreads

I am honestly torn on how I feel about the book. While I thought the book was very interesting there were parts of it that I did and did not enjoy. I loved the feeling of adventure with this worn down ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Ryann - Goodreads

In this beautiful memoir, told through the eyes of Jeanette, whose family is "always doing the skedaddle," Dad, a fast-talking, self-proclaimed entrepreneur, and often spitfire drunk, keeps them ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mac van Leeuwen - Goodreads

My friend gave this to me for my birthday; she'd loved it. I gave it to my mom with a rave review from me, and she read it and said without skipping a beat. "This could have been you. Doesn't it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

In tears after finishing this deeply touching, heartfelt and well written memoir. Walls expertly conveys the sense of ambivalence, and simultaneous love and hatred, inspired by her and her siblings ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anjali Shankar - Goodreads

It's hard to believe this is a memoir. It was thoroughly gripping from beginning to end. This book and the people in it, especially Jeannette's parents, remind me that people aren't just "good" or ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jaylia3 - Goodreads

This book caused me some can't-look-away cognitive dissonance. Though the author's parents are incredibly neglectful (when she 4 or 5 and too short to reach the top of the stove the author is severely ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Lindsay Shearer - Goodreads

An incredible look at a side of American society that I fortunately have never had to experience. The best thing about this book is that Jeannette Walls never once asks for pity, although she has ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

http://I first read The Glass Castle soon after it was published in 2006, but as I wrote in my review for another of Walls' books, Half Broke Horses, my book group chose it for March. I loved Half ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

My favorite, most intriguing book I've read all year is The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. To be quite honest, I can't even give 5 reasons why it's my favorite book, it just is. Every chapter, Walls ... Read full review


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