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The Glass Castle Part III, Chapter 26

By Jeannette Walls

Part III, Chapter 26

  • Jeannette decides to move to New York after junior year of high school.
  • Everyone in Welch, from the guidance counselor to Jeannette's mom, says it's a bad idea. But Lori says Jeannette can live with her and help with rent.
  • Dad tries to convince Jeannette to stay, saying he'll start building their new house.
  • Jeannette knows it's a lie, and she finally tells Dad, "You'll never build the Glass Castle" (3.26.30).