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Walls, Jeannette

Overview
Works: 61 works in 228 publications in 12 languages and 18,717 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Case studies  Fictional autobiographies  Western stories  Bildungsromans  Autobiographies  Biographical fiction  History  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3623.A3644, B
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Most widely held works by Jeannette Walls
Half broke horses : a true-life novel by Jeannette Walls( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,518 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 )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,704 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 When school starts in the fall, Bean easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn.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 )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,215 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 )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 939 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 )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 617 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 )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a penetrating look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant father captured his children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who hated anything to do with domesticity. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered
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 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Bookman
Dish by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 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 )

7 editions published in 2012 in Danish and held by 5 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 5 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 glass castle by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannette Walls tells the story about her childhood. She talks about living like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Retreating to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family--her father, 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
Utæmmet liv by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

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

Ein ungezähmtes Leben : Literatur, Lesung by Jeannette Walls( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 3 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
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
Bo li cheng bao : a memoir = The glass castle by Jeannette Walls( Book )

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

Ben shu zuo zhe dui qin qing de zhu bu ren shi he dui ren sheng yi yi de bu duan zhui qiu dai ji le wo men hen duo zhi de si suo he zi sheng de ke ti,Ye cu shi wo men dui zi ji de sheng huo he lai zi shen bian de qin ren,Ai ren de guan ai you le geng xin,Geng quan mian de ren shi
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 tells the story about her childhood. She talks about living like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Retreating to the dismal West Virginia mining town--and the family-- her father, 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
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

Ein ungezähmtes Leben Literatur, Lesung ; gekürzte Lesung( )

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

 
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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

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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Half broke horses : a true-life novelDish : the inside story on the world of gossipThe glass castle : a memoirDish : how gossip became the news and the news became just another showDishThe glass castleThe glass castle