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Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls graduated from Barnard College and was a journalist in New York. Her memoir, The Glass Castle , has been a New York Times bestseller for more than eight years. She is also the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers The Silver Star and Half Broke Horses , which was named one of the ten best books of 2009 by the editors of The New York Times Book Review . Walls lives in rural Virginia with her husband, the writer John Taylor.