Study Guide

The Glass Castle Part IV, Chapter 8

By Jeannette Walls

Part IV, Chapter 8

  • A month later, Mom and Dad have a home.
  • Well, Mom and Dad have a squat. They're squatters. Or, as Mom labels them, "pioneers" (4.8.2).
  • Jeannette has a new home, too. She graduates college and meets a man that she plans on marrying.
  • Dude's name is Eric. He lives on Park Avenue, and Jeannette moves in with him. It's a long way from Little Hobart Street.