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Description - Invisible Girl by Mariel Hemingway

"I open my eyes. The room is dark. I hear yelling, smashed plates, and wish it was all a terrible dream." Welcome to Mariel Hemingway's intimate diary of her years as a girl and teen. In this deeply moving, searingly honest young adult memoir, actress and mental health icon Mariel Hemingway shares in candid detail the story of her troubled childhood in a famous family haunted by depression, alcoholism, mental illness, and suicide.

Born just a few months after her grandfather, Ernest Hemingway, shot himself, Mariel's mission as a girl was to escape the desperate cycles of debilitating mental health that had plagued generations of her family. In a voice that speaks to young readers everywhere, she recounts her childhood growing up in a family tortured by alcoholism (both parents), depression (her sister Margaux), suicide (her grandfather and four other members of her family), schizophrenia (her sister Muffet), and cancer (mother). It was all the young Mariel could do to keep her head.

She reveals her painful struggle to stay sane as the youngest child in her family, and how she coped with the chaos by becoming OCD and obsessive about her food. Young readers who are sharing a similar painful childhood will see their lives and questions reflected on the pages of her diary-and they may even be inspired to start their own diary to channel their pain. Her voice will speak directly to teens across the world and tell them there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781941393246
ISBN-10: 1941393241
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 152
Imprint: Regan Arts
Publisher: Regan Arts
Publish Date: 1-May-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway is an Academy Award-nominated actor, author, healthy lifestyle brand founder, mother, and mental health advocate. She resides in California.

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