THE GLASS CASTLE

By Jeannette Walls
ScribnerJanuary 2006
www.simonandschuster.com

Trade Paperback288 pages, $15.00, ISBN: 978-0-743-24754-2
Subject: Family / Identity / Social Issues

"Memoirs are our modern fairy tales.... The autobiographer is faced with the daunting challenge of attempting to understand, forgive, and even love the witch.... Readers will marvel at the intelligence and resilience of the Walls kids."Francine Prose, The New York Times Book Review

"Walls has joined the company of writers such as Mary Karr and Frank McCourt who have been able to transform their sad memories into fine art."People

"The Glass Castle is nothing short of spectacular."Entertainment Weekly

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