The Glass Castle:A Memoir

The Glass Castle
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出版社: Oversea Publishing House
2006-01
版次: 2
ISBN: 9780743247542
定价: 138.00
装帧: 平装
开本: 其他
纸张: 胶版纸
页数: 288页
正文语种: 英语
  • Thisisastartlingmemoirofasuccessfuljournalist'sjourneyfromthedesertedanddustyminingtownsoftheAmericanSouthwest,toanantiquefilledapartmentonParkAvenue.JeanetteWallsnarrateshernomadicandadventurouschildhoodwithherdreaming,'brilliant'butalcoholicparents.AttheageofseventeensheescapesonaGreyhoundbustoNewYorkwithheroldersister;heryoungersiblingsfollowlater.Afterpursuingtheeducationandcivilisationherparentssoughttoescape,Jeanetteeventuallysucceedsinherquestforthe'mundane,middleclassexistence'shehadalwayscraved.Inherapartment,overlookedby'aportraitofsomeoneelse'sancestor'sherecountspoignantrememberedimagesofstarwatchingwithherfather,juxtaposedwithrecollectionsofirregularmeals,accidentsandpolice-carchasesandrevealshercomplexfeelingsofshame,guilt,pityandpridetowardherparents.--Thistextreferstoanoutofprintorunavailableeditionofthistitle. JeannetteWallslivesinNewYorkandonLongIslandandismarriedtowriterJohnTaylor.SheisaregularcontributortoMSNBC.com.--Thistextreferstoanoutofprintorunavailableeditionofthistitle.
  • 内容简介:
    Thisisastartlingmemoirofasuccessfuljournalist'sjourneyfromthedesertedanddustyminingtownsoftheAmericanSouthwest,toanantiquefilledapartmentonParkAvenue.JeanetteWallsnarrateshernomadicandadventurouschildhoodwithherdreaming,'brilliant'butalcoholicparents.AttheageofseventeensheescapesonaGreyhoundbustoNewYorkwithheroldersister;heryoungersiblingsfollowlater.Afterpursuingtheeducationandcivilisationherparentssoughttoescape,Jeanetteeventuallysucceedsinherquestforthe'mundane,middleclassexistence'shehadalwayscraved.Inherapartment,overlookedby'aportraitofsomeoneelse'sancestor'sherecountspoignantrememberedimagesofstarwatchingwithherfather,juxtaposedwithrecollectionsofirregularmeals,accidentsandpolice-carchasesandrevealshercomplexfeelingsofshame,guilt,pityandpridetowardherparents.--Thistextreferstoanoutofprintorunavailableeditionofthistitle.
  • 作者简介:
    JeannetteWallslivesinNewYorkandonLongIslandandismarriedtowriterJohnTaylor.SheisaregularcontributortoMSNBC.com.--Thistextreferstoanoutofprintorunavailableeditionofthistitle.
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