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"The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls

Postby Sue on Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:16 pm

Wow - thanks to the poster who recommended this one as one of their favourite memoirs. Unreal book and life lived!

At the suggestion of the librarian, I am now reading her sequel "Half Broke Horses" about her grandmother.
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Re: "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls

Postby CharleneK on Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:28 am

That book made me so mad! :mad:

I just wanted to shake those parents until some sense reached their brains! :eek:
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Re: "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls

Postby Sue on Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:55 am

Interesting, right?

If you haven't, read "Half Broke Horses" - it kind of helps explain her mom's "free spirit", a little, somewhat?
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Postby sonja on Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:30 pm

I agree Sue, Half Broke Horses sheds a bit of insight into the mothers ways. I love the Grandmothers strength for her time:) I loved both of those books! And I too was soooo frustrated with the parents in The Glass Castle!!!!
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