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Walls, Jeannette

Overview
Works: 76 works in 505 publications in 20 languages and 22,285 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Case studies  Fictional autobiographies  Biographical fiction  Western stories  Biographies  Bildungsromans  Autobiographies  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3623.A3644, 813.6
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Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )

91 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit
The silver star : a novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two motherless sisters--Bean and Liz--are shuttled to Virginia, where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that's been in their family for generations. When school starts in the fall, Bean easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the injustice of the adult world
Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannette Walls unfolds the story of Lily Casey Smith. Born tough, Lily shoed her first horse at age six, moved to the western frontier at age fifteen, and soon learned to drive a car and fly an airplane. Always filled with adventure, Lily's life held witness to several disasters, heartbreaks, and wars
The silver star by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1970. "Bean" Holladay is twelve and her sister Liz is fifteen when their artistic mother Charlotte, a woman "who flees every place she's ever lived at the first sign of trouble," takes off to "find herself." She leaves her girls enough money for food to last a month or two. But when Bean gets home from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz board a bus from California to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying antebellum mansion that's been in the family for generations
Dish : the inside story on the world of gossip by Jeannette Walls( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walls examines the history of gossip, including the 1950s show, Night Beat with Mike Wallace, the National Enquirer, Confidential magazine, People magazine, the power of publicists, the power of rumors, presidential foibles, and such writers as Matt Drudge
The glass castle : a memoir by Jeannette Walls( Book )

125 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse celebrity-journaliste vertelt over haar vrijgevochten, nomadische jeugd vol ontberingen in een intelligent, excentriek en disfunctioneel gezin. Autobiografische roman
Dish : how gossip became the news and the news became just another show by Jeannette Walls( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Bookman
Dish by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of gossip in America, from the birth of the National Enquirer to the rise of the scoop-filled Internet, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the people who control what is seen, heard, and read
Die andere Seite des Himmels gekürzte Lesung by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Mutter der Teenager Liz und Bean ist seit Wochen spurlos verschwunden, was sie immer macht, wenn sie Probleme hat. Doch diesmal ist es anders. Mutig meistern die beiden ganz allein den langen Weg zum Heimatort ihrer Mutter, wo der Bruder ihrer Mutter noch lebt und bei dem sie sich Aufnahme erhoffen
Glasslottet by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in Danish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Club Kit. a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true-life novel about Lily Casey Smith (the author's grandmother) who at age six helped her father break horses, at age fifteen left home to teach in a frontier town, and later as a wife and mother runs a vast ranch in Arizona where she survived tornadoes, droughts, floods, the Great Depression, and the most heartbreaking personal tragedy--but despite a life of hardscrabble drudgery still remains a woman of indomitable spirit
Ein ungezähmtes Leben by Jeannette Walls( )

8 editions published in 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Autorin erzählt die Lebensgeschichte ihrer Grossmutter, die Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts im äWilden Westenä aufwuchs. Bereits mit 15 Jahren ist sie fest entschlossen, ihr Leben selbst in die Hand zu nehmen. Sie tritt ihre 1. Lehrerinnenstelle in der Prärie an
The glass castle by Jeannette Walls( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children?s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and above all, how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary, who painted and wrote and couldn?t stand the responsibility of providing for her family, called herself an “excitement addict.” Cooking a meal that would be consumed in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that might last forever. Later, when the money ran out, or the romance of the wandering life faded, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family--Rex Walls had done everything he could to escape. He drank. He stole the grocery money and disappeared for days. As the dysfunction of the family escalated, Jeannette and her brother and sisters had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they weathered their parents? betrayals and, finally, found the resources and will to leave home. What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the guts and tenacity and intelligence to get out, but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity. Hers is a story of triumph against all odds, but also a tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms. For two decades, Jeannette Walls hid her roots. Now she tells her own story. A regular contributor to MSNBC.com, she lives in New York and Long Island and is married to the writer John Taylor
Schloss aus Glas by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren, en kendt amerikansk journalist, fortæller om sin barndom og opvækst med en alkoholisk og genial far og en mor, som var kunstner. Familien var hjemløs og omrejsende og først som teenager kunne forfatteren sammen med sine søskende bryde ud af familien og starte på et normalt liv med skolegang og uddannelse
Des chevaux sauvages, ou presque by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utæmmet liv by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass castle : a memoir by Jeannette Walls( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and above all, how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary, who painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family, called herself an "excitement addict"; Cooking a meal that would be consumed in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that might last forever. Later, when the money ran out, or the romance of the wandering life faded, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family--Rex Walls had done everything he could to escape. He drank. He stole the grocery money and disappeared for days. As the dysfunction of the family escalated, Jeannette and her brother and sisters had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they weathered their parents'; betrayals and, finally, found the resources and will to leave home. What is so astonishing about Jeannette Walls is not just that she had the guts and tenacity and intelligence to get out, but that she describes her parents with such deep affection and generosity. Hers is a story of triumph against all odds, but also a tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms. For two decades, Jeannette Walls hid her roots. Now she tells her own story. A regular contributor to MSNBC.com, she lives in New York and Long Island and is married to the writer John Taylor
Kokhav ha-kesef by Jeannette Walls( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein ungezähmtes Leben Literatur, Lesung ; gekürzte Lesung( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass castle : a memoir by Jeannette Walls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. In the beginning, the Walls' lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Later, when the money ran out, or the romance of the wandering life faded, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family--Rex Walls had tried so hard to escape. Upon their return, he drank, stole the grocery money, and disappeared for days. His wife, Rose Mary, could barely be bothered to raise her children. As the dysfunction of the family escalated, Jeannette and her brothers and sisters had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they weathered their parents' betrayals and, finally, found the resources and will to leave home. Contains strong language and descriptions of violence
 
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Half broke horses : a true-life novel
Alternative Names
Jeannette Walls Amerikaans schrijfster

Jeannette Walls Journaliste et écrivaine américaine

Jeannette Walls US-amerikanische Journalistin und Autorin

Ṿals, Gʹaneṭ 1960-

Джанет Уолс

Уоллс, Джаннет

ג'אנט וולס

וואלס, ג'נט

וולס, ג'אנט

וולס, גʹאנט 1960-

וולס, ג'נט 1960-

.וולס, נ'אנט

월스, 저넷

ウォールズ, ジャネット

ジャネット・ウォールズ

珍娜·沃尔斯

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