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Glass Castle: A Memoir | Jeannette Walls
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The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls, is a memoir that portrays a dysfunctional family which consists of Jeannette, her siblings (Bryan, Lori, and later Maureen), her alcoholic father Rex, and her selfish mother Rose Mary. The siblings must learn to take care of themselves as a result of their care free parents. Jeannette writes about her rough childhood, families troubles, the family‘s search for home, and their journey to building the glass

george.sedra castle, which was only a symbol of the family stability that they never achieved. After countless years of abuse, Jeannette and her sister Lori decide to escape from their lifestyle and move to New York to develop a better life for themselves. After growing to become functional adults, their father Rex dies and this causes Jeannette to divorce her husband, who is a character foil of Rex, and reflect on who she has become, and who she really is. 3mo
george.sedra If you love books that are about Atypical families, drama, and family relationships, then this book is for you! 3mo
george.sedra Jeannette writes this memoir in first person point of view. Jeannette talks about her childhood in the story from her perspective. She establishes this by using personal pronouns and also by starting the memoir off in her adult life and then she begins to talk about her childhood. 3mo
MissYaremcio Thanks for the review George! 6/6 3mo
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