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Jeannette Walls
Name : Jeannette Walls
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Place of Birth : Phoenix, Arizona
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Brief Bio : Jeannette Walls is a writer and journalist. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated with honors from Barnard College, the women's college affiliated with Columbia University. She published a bestselling... - More...
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Author Jeannette Walls to speak at Bellaire HS
Ultimate Bellaire - Best-selling author Jeannette Walls will visit Bellaire High School on Nov. 4 and read to students from her best-selling memoir The Glass Castle. Her visit gets underway at 12:30 p.m.

Nearly 500 students, many who benefit from the Writers in the Schools creative writing program, will hear the journalist tell the story about overcoming her difficult childhood.

"It's not often our students get to meet the authors they've been assigned to read," said Brian Wolf, head of the English Department at Bellaire High. "The Glass Castle is not only a story that's brilliantly written, it teaches young people they don't have to
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Posted 10/22/2010 02:10:18 PM | Permalink
Summer reads: Another book suggestion ...
Roanoke Times - Roanoke, VA, USA - "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls is one of those books you stick in your pocketbook because maybe you'll have a chance to read a few more pages if you get stuck in traffic. I resisted reading this book when someone lent it to me, because memoirs are not my favorite. But this one reads like quality fiction. It has quirky, colorful characters like Carolyn Chute's "The Beans of Egypt, Maine" and the mother in Mona Simpson's "Anywhere But Here."

The book begins with Walls taking a cab ride to a fancy party in New York City and then seeing her
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Posted 6/14/2007 12:06:36 AM | Permalink
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Jeannette Walls, author of 'The Glass Castle' speaks to more than 400 in Harford County  Baltimore Sun

Forest Hill resident Jane O'Neill had one word to describe her experience of meeting author Jeannette Walls Wednesday evening — “surreal.” Walls, who ...

Why Do People Read Memoir, and What Are They Hoping to Find There?  Authorlink

Explore More. Once upon a time, people who loved stories read novels to find keys for living a good life, for answers to the thorny questions of being human, ...

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