The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
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The Silver Star Summary
Jeannette Walls has written a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world - a triumph of imagination and storytelling.
The Silver Star Reviews
"Starred Review. Walls turns what could have been another sentimental girl-on-the-run-finds-home cliché into a fresh consideration of both adolescence and the South on the cusp of major social change." - Kirkus
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The Silver Star Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Jeannette Walls Author Biography
One of four siblings, Jeannette Walls was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1960. Her family lived in various southwestern towns before settling in Welch, West Virginia when she was ten. She moved to New York City at age 17 and graduated from Columbia University's Barnard College with honors in 1984. She went on to become a reporter for New York magazine, Esquire and USA Today. She has appeared regularly on television, including the Today Show, CNN and
PrimeTimeLive and is widely known as a former gossip columnist for MSNBC.com.
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