The Resource The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls, (ebook)

The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls, (ebook)

Label
The glass castle : a memoir
Title
The glass castle
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jeannette Walls
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents with deep affection in this tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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Walls, Jeannette
Dewey number
  • 362.82/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5132
LC item number
.W35 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Problem families
  • Problem families
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
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The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls, (ebook)
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file reproduced from original
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ACC40E35-628F-4747-88E6-5C49762476C4
System control number
  • ocn651836734
  • (OCoLC)651836734
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ACC40E35-628F-4747-88E6-5C49762476C4
System control number
  • ocn651836734
  • (OCoLC)651836734

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