By Edie Wadsworth
For many years, Edie notion she had escaped. It began in an Appalachian trailer park, the place a tender lady dreamed of changing into a physician. yet each day, Edie awakened to her fact: a poverty-stricken international the place getting out appeared very unlikely. the place, at twelve years outdated, she taught herself to force a truck so she might get her inebriated daddy domestic from the bar. the place the grownups ate whereas the kids went hungry. the place, while the family members trailer burned down, she couldn’t be stuck squawlin’ over wasting her things—she simply needed to be thankful somebody had remembered to avoid wasting her at all.
And on the middle of all of it, there has been her daddy. She by no means knew while he might appear; she realized the not easy means that she couldn’t anticipate him to guard her. however it didn’t topic: All she sought after was once to make him proud. opposed to all odds, Edie “made doctor,” attaining every thing that had as soon as appeared past her achieve. yet her previous stuck up with her—and it'll take her complete lifestyles burning down once more for Edie to be eventually in a position to face the reality approximately herself, her kin, and her courting with God. Readers of The Glass Castle will treasure this clean and uncooked redemption tale, a memoir for somebody who has ever hungered for domestic, forgiveness, and the secure include of a father’s love.
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