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MORE THAN EIGHT YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The 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 in

Author Jeannette Walls

Pages 304

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2006-12-15

ISBN 1416550607 9781416550600

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wajwilliams shared a tip "Highly recommended. #creative_nonfiction #memoirs #bannedbooks"

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wendy_warren_7026 shared a tip "One of my favorite books."

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cary_kattelus shared a tip "An amazing memoir of resilience that everyone should read."

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sarahceleste shared a tip "this book put me through a whirlwind of emotions that everyone needs to experience!"

deb_dempster shared a tip "Normally I don’t like autobiographies. This reads more like a story."

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laura_bobak shared a tip "Listen to the audiobook, read by the author."

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imanimonet shared a tip "I’ve read this book over three times. It’s one of my favorites. Highly recommend!"

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julie_sorensen shared a tip "This book let me see life through completely different eyes."

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chrissy_6733 shared a tip "LOVED. very sweet and interesting"

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mike_hanson_1162 shared a tip "Any suggestions? I am working on “Van Gogh: The Life” “The Happiness Project” and “ Fellowship of the Ring” now."

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kyla_hamre shared a tip "Way better than the movie"

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brisashia_norris shared a tip "I can't knock her. She definitely isn't An Ayn Rand or Alice Sebold lol"

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marianne_callaghan shared a tip "Probably a book shelf book. Absolutely loved this book!"

ck_meadows shared a tip "Reminds me of families I grew up around. Clean writing, good beats, and the best thing if you love the book, she's got more."

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jennifer_westrick shared a tip "Her life was so interesting. This book was so much better than the movie that followed."

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laura_lookingup shared a tip "I read it a while ago! I like the memoir genre and the “rags to riches” trope. Heart breaking but funny?"

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kirsten_dugger shared a tip "I enjoyed it. I remember the author's empathy for he other is astounding."

bonnie_lloyd shared a tip "Very moving"

stephanie_3626 shared a tip "Love memoirs. This was a good read. Get your tissues."

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alexandra_nolan_8946 shared a tip "The best book I’ve ever read."

christina_silva_4950 shared a tip "Slow read for me"

wendy_cerovski shared a tip "Raw, real, compelling"

devin_holsonback shared a tip "Redeeming Love hands down!"

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brooke_gardner_2960 shared a tip "Not yet. This is the only one I have read by her."

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karen_kowalski shared a tip "Great and sad story"

nicole_buchanan shared a tip "Oh gosh. I read this in January and wouldn't begin to remember the specifics but I did really enjoy it"

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sandra_munsters shared a tip "Relatable at many levels."

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mari_sans shared a tip "Its a good read anytime and not too long"

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cynthia_teter shared a tip "Tragic but reality in writing class."

shawna_6694 shared a tip "Characters like this who overcome such chaotic upbringing never cease to amaze me."

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mansi_patel_2169 shared a tip "The way it was told and it hit me in the feels"

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hannah_madsen shared a tip "Jeanette Walls oh you gorgeous writer you. Love the way the family dynamic was written. Couldn’t put it down."

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kelly_greenwood_8996 shared a tip "One of my most memorable books that will stay with me for a long time"

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alexa_eger shared a tip "Absolutley beautiful story leaving you on a roller coaster of emotion"