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A beige and teal graphic featuring the image of a book titled HANG THE MOON, the image of a woman with brown hair, and the image of a book titled THE GLASS CASTLE. Text: Main Street Books and the St. Charles City County Library Present: #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls, Thursday April 11th at 7:00pm, Grand Opera House Banquet Center, Tickets available at

04/11/24- Jeannette Walls, HANG THE MOON

Main Street Books and the St. Charles City-County Library are delighted to welcome the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of the beloved memoir THE GLASS CASTLE to St. Charles!

Jeannette Walls will be joining us on Thursday, April 11th at the Grand Opera House Banquet Center on Main Street in Historic St. Charles.

The start time is 7:00pm. The doors will open at 6:00pm. Seating is first come, first served.

THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT. Tickets include admission and a paperback copy of HANG THE MOON.


Grand Opera House Banquet Center

311 North Main Street

St. Charles, MO 63301

Please email with any questions.

We can't wait to see you there!


From the #1 bestselling author of The Glass Castle, the instant New York Times bestseller a "rip-roaring, action-packed" (The New York Times) novel about an indomitable young woman in prohibition-era Virginia.

Sallie Kincaid is the daughter of the biggest man in a small town, the charismatic Duke Kincaid. Born at the turn of the 20th century into a life of comfort and privilege, Sallie remembers little about her mother who died in a violent argument with the Duke. By the time she is just eight years old, the Duke has remarried and had a son, Eddie. While Sallie is her father's daughter, sharp-witted and resourceful, Eddie is his mother's son, timid and cerebral. When Sallie tries to teach young Eddie to be more like their father, her daredevil coaching leads to an accident, and Sallie is cast out.

Nine years later, she returns, determined to reclaim her place in the family. That's a lot more complicated than Sallie expected, and she enters a world of conflict and lawlessness. Sallie confronts the secrets and scandals that hide in the shadows of the Big House, navigates the factions in the family and town, and finally comes into her own as a bold, sometimes reckless bootlegger.

About Jeannette Walls:

Jeannette Walls graduated from Barnard College and was a journalist in New York. Her memoir, The Glass Castle, has been a New York Times bestseller for more than eight years. She is also the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers The Silver Star and Half Broke Horses, which was named one of the ten best books of 2009 by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. Walls lives in rural Virginia with her husband, the writer John Taylor.

Date: 04/11/2024
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

311 N. Main St.
St. Charles, MO 63301
United States