Jeannette Walls


Born
in Phoenix, Arizona, The United States
April 21, 1960

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Jeannette Walls is a writer and journalist.

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, she graduated with honors from Barnard College, the women's college affiliated with Columbia University. She published a bestselling memoir, The Glass Castle, in 2005. The book was adapted into a film and released to theaters in August, 2017.

Average rating: 4.2 · 963,023 ratings · 64,924 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Glass Castle

4.26 avg rating — 776,800 ratings — published 2005 — 122 editions
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Half Broke Horses

4.06 avg rating — 131,413 ratings — published 2008 — 54 editions
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The Silver Star

3.70 avg rating — 54,124 ratings — published 2013 — 37 editions
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Dish: The Inside Story on t...

3.41 avg rating — 548 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Ontembare paarden / Het gla...

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3.91 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2009
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FIRST LOOK: Die andere Seit...

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3.81 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2013
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Winter Garden / The Poacher...

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3.64 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2010
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Silver star / Political sui...

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3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013
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Angela's Ashes: (Frank McCo...

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4.09 avg rating — 482,320 ratings — published 1996 — 207 editions
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“Things usually work out in the end."
"What if they don't?"
"That just means you haven't come to the end yet.”
Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

“When people kill themselves, they think they're ending the pain, but all they're doing is passing it on to those they leave behind.”
Jeannette Walls

“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 Glass Castle

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