The Glass Castle. When your children whine that there's never anything in the house to eat or you never get them anything.....have them read this book. They will survive....and hopefully grow into self sufficient, successful adults, like Jeannette. Worth Reading, Books Club, Books Worth, Glasses Castles, Favorite Books, Great Books, Jeannett Wall, Good Books, True Stories
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this is a good book for the history and background of the priory, and the story itself. however, i think i like the movie better. it was almost too much info in the book. but it is worth reading!
One of the most powerful books I've ever read. I think this book speaks volumes about human nature: the evil, the good, and primal need to survive. My oldest just finished reading it. I would definitely recommend this book to everyone.
In Cold Mountain, Inman is a wounded confederate soldier who abandons the war to venture home to his beloved Ada. Along the way, he is confronted by various obstacles, but he journeys on valiantly, regardless. Frazier cleverly divides the narrative between Inman's trek and Ada's story as she struggles to make due in the wake of her father's death and the absence of her love.