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The glass castle : a memoir / Jeannette Walls.

Walls, Jeannette. (Author).

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  • 44 of 48 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rockville Public Library B WALLS (Text to phone) 34035145440679 Adult Biography Available -

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General Note: Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses.
American Library Association - Alex Award winner, 2006.
Elle Readers Prize winner, 2005.
Formatted Contents Note: I.A woman on the street -- II. The desert -- III. Welch -- IV. New York City -- V. Thanksgiving.
Summary, etc.: Walls' 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.
Awards Note:
American Library Association - Alex Award winner, 2006.
Elle Readers Prize winner, 2005.
Subject: Homeless persons Family relationships New York (State) New York
Poor West Virginia Welch Biography
Dysfunctional families West Virginia Welch Case studies
Dysfunctional families United States Case studies
Children of alcoholics West Virginia Welch Biography
Children of alcoholics United States Biography
Walls, Jeannette
Genre: Autobiographies.

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