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The glass castle a memoir

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Prince Frederick, MD : RB Large Print, 2005.
Large print ed.
Physical Desc:
438 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction
362.82 WAL
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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1419339575 (lg. print hc), 9781602855571 (Center Point)
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General Note
"Unabridged"--T.p. Verso.
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General Note
Originally published: New York : Scribner, c2005.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Walls, J. (2005). The glass castle: a memoir. Large print ed. Prince Frederick, MD: RB Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette. 2005. The Glass Castle: A Memoir. Prince Frederick, MD: RB Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette, The Glass Castle: A Memoir. Prince Frederick, MD: RB Large Print, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette. The Glass Castle: A Memoir. Large print ed. Prince Frederick, MD: RB Large Print, 2005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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