The Resource The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls

Label
The glass castle : a memoir
Title
The glass castle
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jeannette Walls
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Has edition
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2006.
  • Alex Award, 2006.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2005.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2008.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for High School, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
162654
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Walls, Jeannette
Dewey number
  • 362.82/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walls, Jeannette
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Poor
  • Homeless persons
Target audience
adult
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780743247542
Lccn
2004058907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm56590629
  • OCoLC
Label
The glass castle : a memoir, Jeannette Walls
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780743247542
Lccn
2004058907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm56590629
  • OCoLC

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