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Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

This book left me with a bittersweet feeling. The poverty that the family goes through is so terribly sad, as are the number of times that Jeannette Walls is sexually assaulted. The mother strikes me ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

I can't say I loved it. Walls' memoir starts out gangbusters but, for this reader at least, the story beggars belief several times over by the end of its few hundred pages. I'm not suggesting she made ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Kate Canan Rizzo - Goodreads

This book was incredible. It is so incredibly hard to believe that four children could possibly survive being brought up by a delusional, selfish mother who refused to work and an alcoholic father who ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Snow - Goodreads

Usually I have immediate thoughts and comments once I finish a book. But this time, I'm speechless... What an interesting book. The first 2/3 of the book was shocking for me. The parents in this book ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jennifer H - Goodreads

I am a Middle School teacher and this book was recommended to me by our 8th grade Language Arts teacher. I think that The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is an extraordinary book. When I first began ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jeni - Goodreads

When people started telling me about the Glass Castle I heard "I loved it." "It was great." "So enlightening." As I started to read it, from those of you who saw my post, you could see that about a ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Donna Wise - Goodreads

I'd give this book 3.5 stars. This is an immensely frustrating read at times, because I wanted SOMETHING to go right, for her parents to actually be responsible, & for there to not be such ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Kendra Herlig - Goodreads

This book, for me, was about perspectives. And also about the profound influence parenting decisions have on kids. The Mother passed me off many times. How you can have the means and opportunity to ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Ruth Turner - Goodreads

DNF This is my second attempt to read this book and I still can't get past the first chapter. I realise, when these memoirs are written, a little creativity is to be expected. After all, memories ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jennifer Li - Goodreads

Walls recounts her Appalachian childhood: nourished (using that term loosely here) by lard and wonderbread sandwiches, bathing in 4 inches of shared water once a month, pooping into an ever-growing ... Read full review


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