Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part II, Chapter 21

By Jeannette Walls

Part II, Chapter 21

  • Jeannette is thinking about how much she loves Grandma Smith, her mom's mom. She hopes they'll go live with her.
  • But Mom says that won't happen. Why not?
  • "Grandma's dead" (2.21.5).
  • Way to break it to Jeannette gently, Mom.
  • Mom inherited property from Grandma, a little adobe house near Phoenix, so they decide to move there.