Author: Jeannette Walls

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Posted September 8, 2013 in Reviews / 14 Comments
Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls had a childhood much different from most people’s. The daughter of a deadbeat dad and a free-spirited mother, she spent her early years bouncing around the US, “doing the skedaddle” whenever the rent money came up short. Although life seemed like a great adventure — her father, Rex, was a charismatic man capable of capturing his children’s imaginations and instilling them with a love of life — the Wallses faced devastating hardships. Rex couldn’t hold a job and […]