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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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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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Reflections of Hope luncheon in Boca to feature author  Sun Sentinel

Jeannette Walls, best known for her best-selling memoir "The Glass Castle," will be the keynote speaker at the annual Rales & Norman Jewish Family *Service's* ...

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 ...

'The Glass Castle' writer Jeannette Walls on the movie version of her difficult life with daddy.  The Washington Post

Jeannette Walls has to be careful with pronouns. When talking about her former life as a gossip columnist for such venues as New York magazine and MSNBC, ...

Jeannette Walls on writing "The Glass Castle"  CBS News

The society columnist's bestselling memoir about her peripatetic family life growing up poor in West Virginia is now a film starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and ...

The Moment in the Glass Castle Movie That Made Jeannette Walls Cry  Vanity Fair

Before Jeannette Walls sat down in a Los Angeles screening room to watch The Glass Castle, the movie based on her memoir of the same name, producer Gil ...

Power of the Purse brings New York Times best-selling author to Oshkosh  The Oshkosh Northwestern

OSHKOSH - The Women's Fund biennial Power of the Purse Luncheon will feature keynote speaker Jeannette Walls, author of the #1 New York Times Best ...

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