Recommended books by Jeannette Walls

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Product picture for The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
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Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and...
Book cover from Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeannette Walls
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"Those old cows knew trouble was coming before we did."

So begins the story of Lily Casey Smith, Jeannette Walls’s no-nonsense, resourceful, and spectacularly compelling grandmother. By age six, Lily was helping her father break horses. At fifteen, she left home to teach in a frontier town—riding five hundred miles on her pony, alone, to get to her job. She learned to drive a car and fly a plane. And, with her husband, Jim, she ran a vast ranch in Arizona. She raised two children,...
Book cover from The Silver Star: A Novel by Jeannette Walls
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Abandoned by their artist mother at the age of twelve, Bean and her older sister, Liz, are sent to live in the decaying antebellum mansion of their widowed uncle, where they learn the truth about their parents and take odd jobs to earn extra money beforean increasingly withdrawn Liz has a life-shattering experience.
Book cover from El castillo de cristal/The Glass Castle: A Memoir (Spanish Edition) by Jeannette Walls
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El Castillo de Cristal es la historia conmovedora de una familia que ama y que también abandona, que es leal y al mismo tiempo decepciona. Su lectura no dejará indiferente a ningún lector que se atreva con ella. Algunas pocas veces en la vida nos encontramos con libros excepcionales. Libros que se nos van imponiendo lentamente, que nos envuelven con su magia y que se instalan en nuestro corazón para no irse más.

Así es la historia que nos cuenta Jeannette Walls, una exitosa...
Book cover from Dish:: How Gossip Became the News and the News Became Just Another Show by Jeannette Walls
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From Jeannette Walls, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Castle, now a major motion picture, comes an incisive study of our obsession with gossip.

"A fascinating, dishy story." -Booklist

Gossip. It's more than just hearsay, society columns, and supermarket tabloids. It has, like it or not, become a mainstay of American pop culture. In Dish, industry insider Jeannette Walls gives this provocative subject its due, offering a comprehensive, serious exploration...
Book cover from Readers Digest Select Editions: Volume 3, 2010 (Winter Garden, The Poachers Son, A Thread So Thin, Half Broke Horses) by Kristin Hannah
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Reader's Digest authorized condensed editions of Winter Garden, The Poacher's Son, A Thread So Thin, and Half Broke Horses.
Book cover from O Castelo De Vidro - The Glass Castle by Jeannette walls
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"Filha, a gente não tem dinheiro para o presente, mas escolhe uma estrela no céu, e fica com ela pra toda a vida." Todo mundo pode dar uma segunda chance à vida. Em suas memórias, a jornalista e escritora Jeannette Walls nos mostra, sem pieguices e respostas fáceis, que tudo na vida é mesmo relativo, que as adversidades podem ser vividas com leveza, somando aprendizado e grandeza às nossas biografias.
Book cover from Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Walls, Jeannette (October 6, 2009) Hardcover by Jeannette Walls
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Jeannette Walls's The Glass Castle was "nothing short of spectacular" (Entertainment Weekly). Now she brings us the story of her grandmother -- told in a voice so authentic and compelling that the book is destined to become an instant classic. "Those old cows knew trouble was coming before we did." So begins the story of Lily Casey Smith, in Jeannette Walls's magnificent, true-life novel based on her no-nonsense, resourceful, hard working, and spectacularly compelling grandmother. By age six,...