From the book jacket: Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn
nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose
Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like
nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains.
Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his
children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and above all,
how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary, who painted and wrote and
couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family, called
herself an "excitement addict." Cooking a meal that would be consumed
in fifteen minutes had no appeal when she could make a painting that
might last forever.
Later, when ...
50 Copies to Give Away!
The 100 Year Miracle is a rich, enthralling novel, full of great characters.
Members review books pre-publication. Read their opinions in First Impressions
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.