Jeannette Walls


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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 · 942,953 ratings · 64,067 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Glass Castle

4.26 avg rating — 759,079 ratings — published 2005 — 120 editions
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Half Broke Horses

4.06 avg rating — 129,820 ratings — published 2008 — 53 editions
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The Silver Star

3.70 avg rating — 53,386 ratings — published 2013 — 35 editions
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Dish: The Inside Story on t...

3.40 avg rating — 541 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Ontembare paarden / Het gla...

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FIRST LOOK: Die andere Seit...

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Half Broke Horses: A True-L...

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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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