The first third of the book needs work to engage the listener and make them care about the characters.
Make the characters more likable and/or more believable.
Yes. I believe she did a good job with the task she was given
Yes the last 25% and end of the book were good. It just took too long to get "hooked" into the story.
After first reading Glass Castle, the story of Jeannette Walls life, I wanted to learn more about the background of her mother and father to find out why they became such a dysfunctional couple.
This book compares to Glass Castle in style and story line.
My favorite was the grandfather who seemed to bring some normalacy to the family.
While the book was interesting, it was not compellng enough to warrant listening to the whole thing in one setting.
It became clear that Ms. Walls wrote this book to explain the reasons behind her parents actions and life style Glass Castle. The book adequately explained the background and made her mother a much more sympathetic character.
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