Monday, August 16, 2010

The Glass Castle ~ a teaser

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls (2005) is a memoir.  I think this quote should get a prize for most gripping opening sentence.  Who could fail to keep reading?
"I was sitting in a taxi, wondering if I had overdressed for the evening. when I looked out the window and saw Mom rooting through a Dumpster" (p. 3).


Anonymous said...

I read this book a few years ago and it was an amazing read.

Bonnie Jacobs said...

Nancy wrote on Facebook:
"That's a good teaser!"

alisonwonderland said...

I read this one and thought it was a great book and then listened to an audio book version and thought it was even better. Happy reading!

Marg said...

This book was a very powerful read. I have the follow up book to read at some point.

Bonnie Jacobs said...

I finished two of her books in early April and have written about them:

I just haven't written reviews of these books.