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The Glass Castle: A Memoir | Study Guide

Jeannette Walls

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Overview

Author

Jeannette Walls

Year Published

2005

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

The memoir is told in the first person by Jeannette Walls, recalling her earlier life.

Tense

Walls narrates her memoir, The Glass Castle, in the past tense.

About the Title

Author Jeannette Walls's memoir recounts the life of a family on the run and in poverty. Her father promises he will one day build them a "Glass Castle" to live in.

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