Jeannette Walls


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The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
Non-Fiction, Memoir
288 Pages
Half Broke Horses
Half Broke Horses
Non-Fiction, Memoir
272 Pages
The Silver Star
The Silver Star
Fiction, Young Adult
267 Pages


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    “Things usually work out in the end."
    "What if they don't?"
    "That just means you haven't come to the end yet.”
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    “When people kill themselves, they think they're ending the pain, but all they're doing is passing it on to those they leave behind.”
    #half broke horses#suicide
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    “You should never hate anyone, even your worst enemies. Everyone has something good about them. You have to find the redeeming quality and love the person for that.”
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    “One time I saw a tiny Joshua tree sapling growing not too far from the old tree. I wanted to dig it up and replant it near our house. I told Mom that I would protect it from the wind and water it every day so that it could grow nice and tall and straight. Mom frowned at me. "You'd be destroying what makes it special," she said. "It's the Joshua tree's struggle that gives it its beauty.”
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    “Most important thing in life is learning how to fall.”
    #falling#life lessons
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