The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. Walls takes the viewer through her tumultuous childhood, from her parents alcoholism and neglect to her eventual escape to New York City and her sisters ultimate incarceration in a mental institution. In a stunningly honest examination of mental illness, abuse, and the pursuit of freedom Walls examines the complicated nature of family bonds. Copies of the book are available for checkout one month prior to the meeting. Small meeting room.