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What Is The Importance Of Living In Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle

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In the memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Jeannette travels and lives in many different places throughout her childhood. The most influential of these places being a town in Nevada called Battle Mountain. As a young child, our author viewed her lifestyle with a rosy optimism. It wasn’t until the Walls family moved to Battle Mountain that the now seven year old Jeannette has her eyes opened to the family’s hardships. Within a short amount of time after moving in, Jeanette's father, Rex, loses his job. This is not uncommon for Rex Walls as he frequently evades being dragged into the “Rat Race”of America. However, this particular instance proves hard on the Walls family. They quickly run out of food and with Rex’s drinking problem,
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