Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part IV, Chapter 13

By Jeannette Walls

Part IV, Chapter 13

  • Two weeks later, Dad has a heart attack and dies.
  • A year later, Jeannette decides to divorce her husband. "Park Avenue was not where I belonged" (4.13.5).
  • Jeannette moves out on her own and goes for long walks at night. Sometimes she looks up, and she can see Venus, the planet her dad gave her many years ago.