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Summary & Analysis
- Part I: Woman on the Street and Part II: The Desert (First Memory)
- Part II: The Desert (Explanation of Glass Castle to San Francisco), continued
- Part II: The Desert (San Francisco to Blythe), continued
- Part II: The Desert (Battle Mountain), continued
- Part II: The Desert (Phoenix), continued
- Part III: Welch (Erma’s house)
- Part III: Welch (Little Hobart Street), continued
- Part III: Welch (Winter, Spring, Summer), continued
- Part III: Welch (High School), continued
- Part IV: New York City (Arrival and Homelessness)
- Part IV: New York City (Homeless Winter), continued, and Part V: Thanksgiving
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