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The Glass Castle Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part Four, New York City, and Part Five, Thanksgiving, Summary

Jeannette Walls
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Part Four, New York City, and Part Five, Thanksgiving, Summary and Analysis

Jeannette moves in with her sister at a hostel and gets a job. Within a few months, Jeannette and Lori find an apartment of their own, a place larger than the entire house in Welch. That fall, Lori arranges for Jeannette to attend a public school that allows her to get credit working for a small publication. Jeannette does so well at the paper that they offer her a job after she graduates. However, when the owner of the paper realizes that Jeannette is content enough with her job to skip college, he talks her out of it. He suggests college is the only way she can get the kind of job she really wants. Jeannette applies to Columbia and is accepted. Since she cannot pay her half of...

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