The glass castle: a memoir
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Published:
New York : Scribner, 2006.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Physical Desc:
288, [11] pages : ports. ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780743247542, 9780743247542, 9780743247542, 9781501171581, 074324754X, 1501171585, 9780743247542, 074324754X, 074324754X, 0743247531, 9780743247535
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UG
Level 5.9, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
1010

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General Note
Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses.
Description
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.
Description
In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming 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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Walls, J. (2006). The glass castle: a memoir. 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette. 2006. The Glass Castle: A Memoir. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette, The Glass Castle: A Memoir. New York: Scribner, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Walls, Jeannette. The Glass Castle: A Memoir. 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed. New York: Scribner, 2006. 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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