The glass castle : a memoir

Walls, Jeannette, author.

New York : Scribner, [2014]

1 online resource (288 pages)

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An autobiography of writer Jeannette Walls, who grew up in a creative but dysfunctional family. During Walls' early life her family moved among Southwest desert towns and camped in the mountains, while her alcoholic parents spent time painting and writing rather than feeding their family. Later the family settled in a West Virginia mining town where the children had to fend for themselves until they found the resources to leave home.

Reading Counts: Level 7.1 / 22.0 Points / 37193.

Lexile: 1010L

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ISBN:

9781416550600

LC Call No:

HV5132 .W35 2014

Dewey Class No:

362.82/092 B 23

Author:

Walls, Jeannette, author.

Title:

The glass castle : a memoir / Jeannette Walls.

Physical:

1 online resource (288 pages)

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

computer rdamedia

CarrierType:

online resource rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 2/1/2005

Citation/Refs:

Library Journal, 11/1/2004

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 1/17/2005

Summary:

An autobiography of writer Jeannette Walls, who grew up in a creative but dysfunctional family. During Walls' early life her family moved among Southwest desert towns and camped in the mountains, while her alcoholic parents spent time painting and writing rather than feeding their family. Later the family settled in a West Virginia mining town where the children had to fend for themselves until they found the resources to leave home.

Target Audience:

6.0.

Target Audience:

11-Adult.

Target Audience:

1010 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS UG 5.9 12.0 105049.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 7.1 22.0 37193.

Subject:

Walls, Jeannette.

Subject:

Children of alcoholics--United States--Biography.

Subject:

Children of alcoholics--West Virginia--Welch--Biography.

Subject:

Problem families--United States--Case studies.

Subject:

Problem families--West Virginia--Welch--Case studies.

Subject:

Poor--West Virginia--Welch--Biography.

Subject:

Homeless persons--New York (State)--New York--Family relationships.

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