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The Glass Castle Part IV, Chapter 6

By Jeannette Walls

Part IV, Chapter 6

  • Six weeks later, Dad gets out of the hospital.
  • At Christmas, Mom and Dad give the kids presents they scavenged from the trash.
  • Jeannette gives Dad new clothes, and he feels like a "goddamn charity case" (4.6.11).
  • Mom, though? She loves getting presents. She takes all she can get.