@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

This week Darlene has chosen” THE GLASS CASTLE” by Jeannette Walls.

“THE GLASS CASTLE” is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant.

When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take ca...

 
 
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