Book Title: Overlay: One Girl's Life in 1970s Las Vegas (Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn)
Author: Marlayna Glynn
Called the "most powerful suicide prevention memoir ever written" OVERLAY is the coming-of-age story of a resilient child born into a cycle of alcoholism, abuse, and abandonment. The author develops a powerful sense of self-preservation in contrast to the fallen adults entrusted with her care. Her profound story explores the characters and events populating her life in 1970s Las Vegas as she moves from home to home, parent to parent, family to family, ultimately becoming homeless by the age of fourteen. *2013 Winner of a Next Generation Indie Book Award*
Out of the resources of her remarkable childhood emerges a gripping inner strength that will charm and captivate readers and remain in their consciousness long after the last page of her story has been turned. Award-winning author Marlayna Glynn delivers her breakout biography - a mesmerizing memoir epic destined to become a classic.
Fans of The Glass Castle, Angela's Ashes and The Liars' Club will enjoy this enlightening tale that has it all: a heartbreaking story, troubled characters, and ultimate redemption, making OVERLAY an epic memoir of our time.