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This item doesn’t belong on this page. Who here has seen the show Shameless? What Jeannette Walls’ The Glass Castle lacks in poetic splash and clear-cut veracity, it more than makes up for with the one of the most compulsively readable, train-wreckiest stories about an f’ed-up childhood I’ve ever encountered.

El castillo de cristal / The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Walls pulls you into her world, pulls you past her walls, and makes you see what she sees, what her siblings see, what her parents see. Though it is a memoir and a true story, both the writing style and the way Walls reminisces about her childhood make it seem like more of a fairy tale. I cringed at times, and at others I was truly inspired by her unconditional love for her family even when they treated her so poorly.

I was particularly impressed with the image of filling the foundation of said Castle with garbage when it began to overtake their W.


Yet Walls also doesn’t shy away from the strong mental and psychological impact of having unreliable, manipulative parents. I did do that. Rex is able to use Jeannette as a pawn in his money-making scheme because a he sees that she is useful to him; and b as a narcissist, he has no empathy for her. These children saw their neighbors and classmates in a much different light. I know that these people exist, but I still can’t believe it. How could they be so selfish and neglectful?

Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged wallw the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. From the start of the book to the end of the book Jeannettes vision and hope for the glass castle changed.

Determined not to end up like her parents, Walls moves to New York, where the last third of the book transpires.

Una familia al mismo tiempo profundamente disfuncional y tremendamente viva, vibrante. There are already thousands of wwalls. When memoirs are like this, invigoratingly Roald Dahlesque in painting pictures The warning is this: Read it Forward Read it first.

View all 10 casrillo. Instead they taught them about the stars and physics and read great literary works to them. The symbolism is far more purposeful than many books in this genre, far m Before I start this review, let me just say that I don’t typically read literary fiction.

They didn’t always have houses to live in though, sometimes they just slept in the car.


El castillo de cristal by Jeannette Walls (4 star ratings)

wall Looking for More Great Reads? Born in Phoenix, Arizona, she graduated with honors from Barnard College, the women’s college affiliated with Columbia University. El de su familia. I just want to take care of me. Unleashing the Forces Within. View all 37 comments. The book went in a well-defined pace and it was easy to read.

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Before I start this review, let me just say that I don’t typically read literary fiction. Others might be brought to tears. Yet, for all that the dad and mom took away and denied their children, they bestowed upon them a vivid imagination, a healthy self-reliance, and a sometimes wonderful way of looking at the world and thinking “everything’s gonna be alright.

The acting is stellar throughout. While Walls does a good job of highlighting the affection and intellectual support she got from her oddball family, it was my desire to know how she managed to escape the insanity of her circumstances that kept me reading through many moments of pure heartbreak. The “Glass Castle” is crishal addicting page-turner that should captivate any reader.

Later, the girls sent for their younger siblings, Brian and Maureen.

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