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 The Glass Castle

by Jeannette Walls

"An account of growing up nomadic, starry-eyed, and dirt poor in the '60s and '70s, by gossip journalist Walls (Dish, 2000). From her first memory, of catching fire while boiling hotdogs by herself in the trailer park her family was passing through, to her last glimpse of her mother, picking through a New York City Dumpster, Walls's detached, direct, and unflinching account of her rags-to-riches life proves a troubling ride." - Kirkus

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This title donated to Sonoma County Library book discussion program by the "Fertile Minds" book club in memory of Leslie Litwak