The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN: 1501171585
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

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.

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2007-01-02
ISBN: 1416544666
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

A triumphant tale of a young woman and her difficult childhood, The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience, redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and wonderfully vibrant. Jeannette Walls was the second of four children raised by anti-institutional parents in a household of extremes.

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publsiher: Virago Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN: 9780349010700
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

Now a major motion picture starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson. This is a startling memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted and dusty mining towns of the American Southwest, to an antique filled apartment on Park Avenue. Jeanette Walls narrates her nomadic and adventurous childhood with her dreaming, 'brilliant' but alcoholic parents. At the age of seventeen she escapes on a Greyhound bus to New York with her older sister; her younger siblings follow later. After pursuing the education and civilisation her parents sought to escape, Jeanette eventually succeeds in her quest for the 'mundane, middle class existence' she had always craved. In her apartment, overlooked by 'a portrait of someone else's ancestor' she recounts poignant remembered images of star watching with her father, juxtaposed with recollections of irregular meals, accidents and police-car chases and reveals her complex feelings of shame, guilt, pity and pride toward her parents.

THE GLASS CASTLE Summarized for Busy People

THE GLASS CASTLE  Summarized for Busy People
Author: Goldmine Reads
Publsiher: Goldmine Reads
Total Pages: 84
Release: 2017-08-20
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

THE GLASS CASTLE Summarized for Busy People Book Excerpt:

This book summary and analysis is created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. Jeannette Walls' The Glass Castle is a memoir of unbreakable spirit and salvation: an account of the life of a dysfunctional yet oddly vivacious family. When sober, Jeannette's father was creative and ambitious. He taught them geology, physics, and how to take on life without doubt or fear. When drunk, he was untruthful and violent. Meanwhile, Jeannette's mother was indifferent and free-spirited. She detested the concept of domesticity, and she disliked the responsibility that came with raising children. Jeannette and her siblings were compelled to look after themselves and fend for one another. Together, they endured. When they had settled in New York, their parents followed—not minding the fact that they had nowhere to stay—just so they could come together as a family once again. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!

Quicklet on Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle

Quicklet on Jeannette Walls  The Glass Castle
Author: Katie Prout
Publsiher: Hyperink Inc
Total Pages: 103
Release: 2011-12-20
ISBN: 1614645523
Category: Study Aids
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Quicklet on Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

ABOUT THE BOOK When The Glass Castle made the bestseller list and book groups everywhere were featuring it as their headliner, I shied away from the book. As a writer, and an instructor of literature, I tend to be skeptical of the bestseller list. Undoubtedly these are entertaining books, but I usually can't come up with a solid rationale for teaching them to a writing or literature class. So I didn't read The Glass Castle when it was at its most popular. However, when I started teaching memoir writing classes, The Glass Castle came to mind. I decided to give it a try. Reading it, I was surprised at how intense the book was, but also how deeply it resonated with its reader, and how engaging the prose was. I started teaching it to show students how to be courageous in their writing and write with honesty but in a way that pulls in their readers. What I most admired about Jeannette Walls was her ability to be forgiving and compassionate in her telling of the story. MEET THE AUTHOR Born in Port Huron, Michigan, Kathryn Prout has worked as a small town dance teacher, small city nonprofit coordinator, and after school poetry workshop leader for teens. While she's currently busy farming in Ireland, Kathryn always makes sure she has time to read, write, and of course, run. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK The Glass Castle is a poignant memoir about a dysfunctional but lively family, told from the perspective of the second daughter of four children. Jeannette Walls is three years old when the story begins and well into her adult life when it ends. Her parents, Rex and Rose Mary Walls, are troubled people who struggle with their own issues while trying to raise four children. Neither parent can hold down a job for any length of time. They move around with their children until they finally settle in Welch, West Virginia. In Welch, near Rex's family, they live in squalid conditions. From the time Jeannette and her siblings are young, though, their father has grand plans to build the Glass Castle, taking out his blueprints and showing his ornate design of their home. As the kids get older, they lose faith in their father ever building the Glass Castle, but he does teach them to have dreams. Each child escapes to New York City to realize his or her dreams the way their father didn't.

The Glass Castle A Memoir by Jeannette Walls Summary Analysis

The Glass Castle  A Memoir by Jeannette Walls   Summary   Analysis
Author: Instaread
Publsiher: Instaread Summaries
Total Pages: 36
Release: 2015-09-08
ISBN: 1943427895
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle A Memoir by Jeannette Walls Summary Analysis Book Excerpt:

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls | Summary & Analysis Preview: Jeannette Walls chronicles all the heartbreak, deprivation, humor, and love of her childhood in The Glass Castle, a memoir of growing up dirt-poor on a cross-country odyssey with her charismatic, but alcoholic, father and her codependent mother. Jeannette began thinking of her childhood after spotting her mother, Rose Mary, rummaging through trash in New York City. Her parents were basically living on the street, but offers of help were always rejected. Jeannette went home to her husband’s apartment on Park Avenue. She arranged to have lunch with her mom, who advised her to stop feeling guilty, accept her parents as they were, and stop hiding the truth about them. Taking this advice, Jeannette started writing her story. Her first memory went back to a trailer park in Arizona. At the age of three, she spent six weeks in a hospital after her pink tutu caught fire while she was boiling hot dogs with no supervision… PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of The Glass Castle • Summary of book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

The Glass Castle Sparknotes Literature Guide

The Glass Castle Sparknotes Literature Guide
Author: Sparknotes
Publsiher: Spark Notes
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN: 9781411480360
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Sparknotes Literature Guide Book Excerpt:

Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes give you just what you need to succeed in school: Complete Plot Summary and Analysis Key Facts About the Work Analysis of Major Characters Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Explanation of Important Quotations Author's Historical Context Suggested Essay Topics 25-Question Review Quiz The Glass Castle features explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols including: strength from hardship; abuse; fire; compassion vs. boundaries; the glass castle; Joshua tree. It also includes detailed analysis of these important characters: Jeannette Walls; Dad (Rex Walls); Mom (Rose Mary Walls).

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
Author: Trisha Priebe,Jerry B. Jenkins
Publsiher: Barbour Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2016-03-01
ISBN: 1634097629
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

You'll love joining Avery in the adventures of The Glass Castle where the setting from The Chronicles of Narnia meets the action from Alice in Wonderland. Avery dragged her three-year-old brother behind a boxwood bush and listened for footsteps in the brittle leaves. She couldn’t be sure which was louder—the person on their trail or her own heart, galloping like a stallion in her ears. With one hand over Henry’s mouth, Avery looked down at the nicest dress she owned. Not only had she torn the ruffles and destroyed the hem, but the white linen stood out in the shadowy woods, making her an easy target. If she survived this afternoon and made it home tonight—and that felt like a giant if—her father would demand to know why her dress was stained with grass and mud and tinged with blood.She would tell him the truth. The king is growing old and is concerned about who will replace him. His new wife wants to produce an heir to the throne. The only problem? Thirteen years ago, the king’s first wife gave birth to a son, and no one knows for sure what happened to him. Rumors swirl throughout the castle. For the new queen, the solution as simple: dispose of all the thirteen-year-olds in the kingdom. Except, it isn’t that easy. Avery and her friends won’t go quietly. Avery, Kate, Tuck, and Kendrick take charge of the underground network of kidnapped children, inspiring them to believe that their past does not dictate their future and pledging to do the hardest thing of all. . .reunite the children with the homes they left behind. When they discover that one among them might be the child of a man who wants them dead, will everything they work for be lost? The Glass Castle is Book 1 of the Thirteen series. Look for... The Ruby Moon - Book 2 The Paper Boat - Book 3

The Glass Castle Summarized for Busy People A Memoir Based on the Book by Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle   Summarized for Busy People  A Memoir  Based on the Book by Jeannette Walls
Author: Goldmine Reads
Publsiher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-09-12
ISBN: 1387177443
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Castle Summarized for Busy People A Memoir Based on the Book by Jeannette Walls Book Excerpt:

Jeannette Walls' The Glass Castle is a memoir of unbreakable spirit and salvation: an account of the life of a dysfunctional yet oddly vivacious family. When sober, Jeannette's father was creative and ambitious. He taught them geology, physics, and how to take on life without doubt or fear. When drunk, he was untruthful and violent. Meanwhile, Jeannette's mother was indifferent and free-spirited. She detested the concept of domesticity, and she disliked the responsibility that came with raising children. Jeannette and her siblings were compelled to look after themselves and fend for one another. Together, they endured. When they had settled in New York, their parents followed—not minding the fact that they had nowhere to stay—just so they could come together as a family once again.

Bonded to the Abuser

Bonded to the Abuser
Author: Amy J. L. Baker,Mel Schneiderman
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 187
Release: 2015-05-07
ISBN: 1442236884
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bonded to the Abuser Book Excerpt:

Tens of thousands of children are removed from home each year due to some form of child maltreatment, usually physical neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse, although sometimes for emotional abuse as well. An additional significant number of children are victims of child maltreatment but remain in their home. Extensive research reveals the far reaching and long lasting negative impact of maltreatment on child victims, including on their physical, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning. One particularly troubling and complicated aspect is how the child victim forms (and maintains) a “traumatic bond” with his abuser, even becoming protective and defensive of that person despite the pain and suffering they have caused. This book will provide the reader with the essential experience of understanding how children make meaning of being maltreated by a parent, and how these traumatic bonds form and last. Through an examination of published memoirs of abuse, the authors analyze and reveal the commonalities in the stories to uncover the ways in which adult victims of childhood abuse understand and digest the traumatic experiences of their childhoods. This understanding can inform interventions and treatments designed for this vulnerable population and can help family and friends of victims understand more fully the maltreatment experience “from the inside out.”

Record of Glass Castle

Record of Glass Castle
Author: Osamu Tezuka
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2021-08-10
ISBN: 9781569703670
Category: Cryonics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Record of Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

IMMORTALITY, AT WHAT COST? In the Glass Mansion, a family has been frozen in cryosleep for 20 years under the orders of their patriarch. When the oldest son Ichirou awakes, he struggles to accept the reality that he has slept away 20 years of his life. Ichirou plans to exact revenge on those in his family that stole his life from him. As Shirou, the youngest brother, attempts to stop Ichirou, he becomes aware of the dangerous side effect of cryosleep that led to its national ban years ago. How far will Ichirou fall, and will Shirou be able to stop him?

The Diary of Sirkan Mcgraph

The Diary of Sirkan Mcgraph
Author: Alexandria S. Wood
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2019-05-01
ISBN: 1532074549
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Diary of Sirkan Mcgraph Book Excerpt:

My book will enlighten people to remember what was like to be a child, alone and in love, and to never forget whom you have loved. You will never read a book like this in your life; it will make you laugh, cry, and rejoice. Thank you.

Focus On 100 Most Popular Drama Films Based on Actual Events

Focus On  100 Most Popular Drama Films Based on Actual Events
Author: Wikipedia contributors
Publsiher: e-artnow sro
Total Pages: 1486
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Focus On 100 Most Popular Drama Films Based on Actual Events Book Excerpt:

Still I Rise

Still I Rise
Author: Marlene Wagman-Geller
Publsiher: Mango Media Inc.
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-07-25
ISBN: 1633535959
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Still I Rise Book Excerpt:

“An incredible book about the strength of women . . . an important book and a read that is nothing if not timely with current politics.” —FangirlNation A #1 Bestseller in 21st Century U.S. History for Teens Still I Rise takes its title from a work by Maya Angelou and it resonates with the same spirit of an unconquerable soul, a woman who is captain of her fate. It embodies the strength of character of the inspiring women profiled. Each chapter will outline the fall and rise of great women heroes who smashed all obstacles, rather than let all obstacles smash them. The book offers hope to those undergoing their own Sisyphean struggles. Intrepid women heroes are the antithesis of the traditional damsels in distress; rather than waiting for the prince, they took salvation into their own hands. Celebrate girl power! Women leaders in history celebrated in this book include: Madame C. J. Walker—first female American millionaire Aung San Suu Kyi—Burma’s first lady of freedom Betty Shabazz—civil rights activist Nellie Sachs—Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize recipient Selma Lagerlof—first woman Nobel Laureate Fannie Lou Hamer—American voting rights activist Bessie Coleman—first African-American female pilot Wilma Rudolph—first woman to win three gold medals Sonia Sotomayor—first Hispanic Supreme Court justice Wangari Maathai—Nobel Prize winner Winnifred Mandela—freedom fighter Lois Wilson—founder of Al-Anon Roxanne Quimby—cofounder of Burt’s Bees “Inspirational . . . If you need a little encouragement in your life during these difficult times, the lives of these women will give you hope.” —Says Me Says Mom

Summary of The Glass Castle

Summary of The Glass Castle
Author: Abbey Beathan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 76
Release: 2019-06-10
ISBN: 9781646153831
Category: Study Aids
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of The Glass Castle Book Excerpt:

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls Book Summary Abbey Beathan (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.) The story of Jeannette Walls, a woman who had to escape from her family in order to achieve true happiness. Jeannette Walls definitely lived with an unconventional family. It was a double edged sword. On one hand, her parents were talented and smart, but on the other one, they were also dysfunctional people who slowly but surely, corrupted their marriage. A mother who couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family and a father who suffered from alcohol abuse, her family environment was so negative it could only lead Jeannette down a dark path. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "You should never hate anyone, even your worst enemies. Everyone has something good about them. You have to find the redeeming quality and love the person for that." - Jeannette Walls The story gets interesting when Jeannette could not stand living with her parents anymore. It was time for Jeannette and her brother to fend for themselves and once they found the necessary resources, they fled from home. The Glass Castle is a story of courage, risking everything to live a happy life and that no matter how grim the situation might be, there's still a way out. An inspiring tale about a woman who triumphed against all odds. P.S. The Glass Castle is an inspiring story about some human beings, with enough determination are able to tip the scale in their favor despite how bad their situation was in the past. P.P.S. It was Albert Einstein who famously said that once you stop learning, you start dying. It was Bill Gates who said that he would want the ability to read faster if he could only have one superpower in this world. Abbey Beathan's mission is to bring across amazing golden nuggets in amazing books through our summaries. Our vision is to make reading non-fiction fun, dynamic and captivating. Ready To Be A Part Of Our Vision & Mission? Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Get Your Copy. Why Abbey Beathan's Summaries? How Can Abbey Beathan Serve You? Amazing Refresher if you've read the original book before Priceless Checklist in case you missed out any crucial lessons/details Perfect Choice if you're interested in the original book but never read it before Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book. "One of the greatest and most powerful gift in life is the gift of knowledge. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge" - Abbey Beathan

Reading is My Window

Reading is My Window
Author: Megan Sweeney
Publsiher: Univ of North Carolina Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010
ISBN: 0807833525
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reading is My Window Book Excerpt:

Drawing on extensive interviews with ninety-four women prisoners, Megan Sweeney examines how incarcerated women use available reading materials to come to terms with their pasts, negotiate their present experiences, and reach toward different futures.

Learning

Learning
Author: Stephen B. Klein
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2018-06-13
ISBN: 1544323646
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Learning Book Excerpt:

Learning: Principles and Applications provides students a current, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the psychology of learning. Praised for its easy-to-read style and presentation of important contributions of both human and nonhuman animal research, the text helps readers understand the process of learning with coverage of classic experiments, contemporary research, real-world examples, applications, chapter-opening vignettes, and critical thinking questions. The Eighth Edition features expanded sections on theories of conditioning, a streamlined organization through two separate chapters on memory storage and retrieval, and enhanced pedagogy to better connect the material to the everyday lives of students.

The Silver Star

The Silver Star
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2013-06-11
ISBN: 145166155X
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Silver Star Book Excerpt:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls’ gripping new novel that "transports us with her powerful storytelling...She contemplates the extraordinary bravery needed to confront real-life demons in a world where the hardest thing to do may be to not run away" (O, The Oprah Magazine). It is 1970 in a small town in California. “Bean” Holladay is twelve and her sister, Liz, is fifteen when their artistic mother, Charlotte, takes off to find herself, leaving her girls enough money to last a month or two. When Bean returns from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz decide to take the bus to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that’s been in Charlotte’s family for generations. An impetuous optimist, Bean soon discovers who her father was, and hears stories about why their mother left Virginia in the first place. Money is tight, and the sisters start babysitting and doing office work for Jerry Maddox, foreman of the mill in town, who bullies his workers, his tenants, his children, and his wife. Liz is whip-smart—an inventor of word games, reader of Edgar Allan Poe, nonconformist. But when school starts in the fall, it’s Bean who easily adjusts, and Liz who becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens to Liz in the car with Maddox. Jeannette Walls has written a deeply moving novel about triumph over adversity and about people who find a way to love each other and the world, despite its flaws and injustices.

Half Broke Horses

Half Broke Horses
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1416586296
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Half Broke Horses Book Excerpt:

The author offers a novel based on the life of her grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, who learned to break horses in childhood, journeyed 500 miles on a pony as a teen to become a teacher, and ran a vast ranch in Arizona with her husband while raising two children, including Rosemary Smith Walls, portrayed in the author's acclaimed The Glass Castle. Includes reading-group guide. Reprint. A New York Times Best Book of the Year.

Grimm s Fairy Tales

Grimm s Fairy Tales
Author: Jacob Grimm,Wilhelm Grimm
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 546
Release: 1896
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Children
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Grimm s Fairy Tales Book Excerpt: