Summary Of The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls

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Jeannette’s father described life’s plan as easy as 1,2,3. First: find gold; Second, get rich; Third: Build the Glass Castle and live happily ever after. Reality was quite different though. In the book memoir The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls shares her memories of her dysfunctional family life’s sorrows and pains. Walls describes undergoing through hunger, instability, homelessness, abuse, molestation, and being told she was a replacement child. The book has five sections/chapters and by the end of the second part “The Desert”, one knows something has to change. When the section “Welch” is introduced, and Erma and Stanley’s characters join the family, racism is added to the horror of atrocities. As the reader, one can’t help but hope for
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