Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part II, Chapter 8

By Jeannette Walls

Part II, Chapter 8

  • The family lays roots in a desert town called Midland.
  • Dad gets a job with a mining company and rents a house from them.
  • Other tenants in the house include moths, Gila monsters, and snakes.
  • The family dog, Juju, is bitten by a snake and dies.
  • But Mom gets pregnant. Let's hope she keeps the baby out of the snake's reach.