The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle

Jeannette Walls

288 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

nonfiction memoir emotional reflective sad medium-paced


MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, "nothing short of spectacular" (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world's most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle ...

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emotional 82%
reflective 63%
sad 56%
dark 36%
inspiring 34%
adventurous 30%
challenging 30%
hopeful 23%
tense 21%
funny 13%
informative 7%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%


medium 62%
fast 21%
slow 16%

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