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The human spirit will persevere and thrive!

User Review  - book n music lover - Borders

I can certainly understand why this book remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 100 weeks, has been honored with three literary awards, and is currently under development as a film! I am ... Read full review

One of the best books I've ever read!

User Review  - brahitsemily - Borders

Her story will tug at your heart strings. Yes, her life wasn't ideal- but it makes you think, she was happy most of the time. Her parents raised them to be unmaterialistic, it shows how much we really take for granted. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An account of growing up nomadic, starry-eyed, and dirt poor in the '60s and '70s, by gossip journalist Walls (Dish, 2000).From her first memory, of catching fire while boiling hotdogs by herself in ... Read full review

My favorite book

User Review  - Suzi - Borders

This book is amazing, it became my favorite book of all time. I don't usually read nonfiction but this story captivated me. I have recommended it to my family and friends. Read full review

Great read

User Review  - geniermh - Borders

I really enjoyed this book. It's a great memoir and is told in a captivating way - I couldn't decide to hate or love the protagonist's parents. Very worthwhile read! Read full review

Best Book Ever!!

User Review  - dianasnow1958 -

This is one of the best books I can remember ever reading. So happy I purchased it. My older daughter read it all in one night! You have to get it and no Im not related to the author in any way! Read full review

The Glass Castle

User Review  - rosey75934 -

Jeannette Walls also wrote half broken horses a true life novel which enhances what you will have read in The Glass Castle. Read both starting with The Glass Castle. I love her wit and candor. I Couldnt put either down and wished she had wriiten more. Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - LindsayU - Goodreads

A dispassionate look at the trials of a neglected childhood. With such an upbringing I don't understand the author's choice to convey such serious and heartbreaking matters so evenly. To convey ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Definitely one of the most compelling memoirs I have read - up there with Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight (another memoir of a child growing up with parents who push all boundaries). Jeannette ... Read full review

Review: The Glass Castle

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

I postponed reading this because I had heard so much about what a sad life Walls had. But while that was true, I was surprised to see what a hopeful story this is. This is so well written -- it would ... Read full review

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