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Quicklet on jeannette walls' the glass castle [electronic resource]. Katie Prout.

Prout, Katie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781614645528 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Cork : Hyperink, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: ABOUT THE BOOKWhen The Glass Castle made the bestseller list and book groups everywhere were featuring it as their headliner, I shied away from the book. As a writer, and an instructor of literature, I tend to be skeptical of the bestseller list. Undoubtedly these are entertaining books, but I usually can't come up with a solid rationale for teaching them to a writing or literature class. So I didn't read The Glass Castle when it was at its most popular.However, when I started teaching memoir writing classes, The Glass Castle came to mind. I decided to give it a try. Reading it, I was surprised at how intense the book was, but also how deeply it resonated with its reader, and how engaging the prose was. I started teaching it to show students how to be courageous in their writing and write with honesty but in a way that pulls in their readers. What I most admired about Jeannette Walls was her ability to be forgiving and compassionate in her telling of the story.MEET THE...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
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Genre: Electronic books.

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