By Edie Wadsworth
For many years, Edie suggestion she had escaped. It all started in an Appalachian trailer park, the place a tender lady dreamed of turning into a physician. yet each day, Edie awakened to her truth: a poverty-stricken international the place getting out appeared very unlikely. the place, at twelve years previous, she taught herself to force a truck so she may get her under the influence of alcohol daddy domestic from the bar. the place the grownups ate whereas the youngsters went hungry. the place, while the relations trailer burned down, she couldn’t be stuck squawlin’ over wasting her things—she simply needed to be thankful a person 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 whilst he might appear; she discovered the tough approach that she couldn’t expect him to guard her. however it didn’t subject: All she sought after used to be to make him proud. opposed to all odds, Edie “made doctor,” attaining every little thing that had as soon as appeared past her achieve. yet her prior stuck up with her—and it should take her entire lifestyles burning down once more for Edie to be eventually in a position to face the reality approximately herself, her relatives, and her dating with God. Readers of The Glass Castle will treasure this clean and uncooked redemption tale, a memoir for someone who has ever hungered for domestic, forgiveness, and the secure include of a father’s love.
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