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The Resource The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

Label
The glass castle : a memoir
Title
The glass castle
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jeannette Walls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This story is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a penetrating look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant 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 hated anything to do with domesticity. 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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walls, Jeannette
Dewey number
  • 362.292/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5132
LC item number
.W35 2009b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1014237
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade pbk. edition
Extent
288, [11] pages
Isbn
9780743247542
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1014237
  • (OCoLC)65210928
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Publication
Note
Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1014237
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Scribner trade pbk. edition
Extent
288, [11] pages
Isbn
9780743247542
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1014237
  • (OCoLC)65210928

Library Locations

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      175 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington, MA, 01887, US
      42.557534 -71.1639979
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