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The Resource The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

Label
The glass castle : a memoir
Title
The glass castle
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jeannette Walls
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities
Awards note
  • American Library Association - Alex Award winner, 2006
  • Elle Readers Prize winner, 2005.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
CLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walls, Jeannette
Dewey number
  • 362.82092
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5132
LC item number
.W35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WS 105.5.F2
NLM item number
W215 2006
Series statement
Book club kit
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
  • Homeless persons
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Homeless persons
  • Poor
  • New York (State)
  • United States
  • West Virginia
  • Alcoholics
  • West Virginia
  • Child of Impaired Parents
  • Family Relations
  • Homeless Persons
  • Poverty
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Link
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I.A woman on the street -- II. The desert -- III. Welch -- IV. New York City -- V. Thanksgiving
Control code
ocm65210928
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition
Extent
288, [11] pages
Isbn
9781439156964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
978743247542
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65210928
  • (OCoLC)65210928
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a preview of the author's book : Half broke horses
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I.A woman on the street -- II. The desert -- III. Welch -- IV. New York City -- V. Thanksgiving
Control code
ocm65210928
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition
Extent
288, [11] pages
Isbn
9781439156964
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
978743247542
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65210928
  • (OCoLC)65210928

Library Locations

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      Collins Hall 2nd Floor Waubonsee Community College Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL, 60554-9454, US
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