Diversity Lecture Series Brings Jeannette Walls to Gand Rapids

From the Woodrick Diversity Learning Center:

Jeannette Walls – October 26, 2011
Author, Journalist, Columnist
The Glass Castle: Demon Hunting and Other Life Lessons

Jeannette Walls is author of the memoir, The Glass Castle, which has been on the New York Times best-sellers list for over three years.  The book details Walls’ life growing up in extreme poverty and describes the unimaginable obstacles she faced. From the desert of the Southwest to her parent’s later homelessness in New York City, Walls’ account of an impoverished life is a compelling testament to what it means to be poor. Jeannette Walls is also a journalist whose work has appeared in New York Magazine, Esquire and USA Today.

All lectures begin at 7:00 pm at Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI.  For more information, please call (616) 234-3390.

  • Free and open to all
  • On-campus parking $3.00 (with discount pass)
  • A book signing will follow each lecture
  • ASL interpreted

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