The Question and Answer section for The Glass Castle is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Jeanette hears a report on the radio about an old, run-down van that has broken down on the highway. She later learns that is was, in fact, her parent's van.
This depends which conflict you mean. I think a major conflict is Jeanette's father never staying in one place. As soon as she made a friend at school, they would "skedaddle" to the next place.
Rex is portrayed as someone who promises his family everything, but who rarely delivers on his promises. By the end of the section, Jeanette admits and understands her father has a drinking problem, she eeven asks him to stop drinking. For...