Jeannette Walls

July 7th, 2013
Seven years ago Jeannette Walls reminded us of the resiliency and precociousness of youth,  as she took us through her own troubled upbringing in THE GLASS CASTLE.  Now she turns to fiction and is able to share with us and show us once again how young people can make their way in the world; but more importantly, the raw innocence with which they view their surroundings.  In The Silver Star we get to see how these raw edges get knocked off and how, for better or worse,  fully formed adults emerge.

My conversation with Jeannette Walls: