Summary of The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Author's Republic
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls - Book Summary - Abbey Beathan
(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book.)The story of Jeannette Walls, a woman who had to escape from her family in order to achieve true happiness.Jeannette Walls definitely lived with an unconventional family. It was a double edged sword. On one hand, her parents were talented and smart, but on the other one, they were also dysfunctional people who slowly but surely, corrupted their marriage. A mother who couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family and a father who suffered from alcohol abuse, her family environment was so negative it could only lead Jeannette down a dark path.
(Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Abbey Beathan. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way)
"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 story gets interesting when Jeannette could not stand living with her parents anymore. It was time for Jeannette and her brother to fend for themselves and once they found the necessary resources, they fled from home. The Glass Castle is a story of courage, risking everything to live a happy life and that no matter how grim the situation might be, there's still a way out.
An inspiring tale about a woman who triumphed against all odds.