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By Marlayna Glynn Brown

Overlay is the 1st quantity within the trilogy Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown.

Fans of The Glass citadel and Angela's Ashes will delight in this impressive story of survival and resilience recorded in spare and convincing prose. Written from a child's perspective from a long time four to 17, this story describes the turbulent formative years of the writer in Seventies Las Vegas.

The wasteland perimeter serves as a sizzling, dry and unsafe barrier that shuts out the remainder of the colourful global and bleaches away any feel of the enjoyment that colours childhoods. Born into an ongoing cycle of alcoholism and abandonment amidst fallen adults, Marlayna develops a robust experience of self-preservation not like the folks entrusted together with her care. Her tale explores the personalities of the weird characters who populate her lifestyles as she strikes from domestic to domestic, mum or dad to dad or mum, relations to kinfolk and finally to homelessness on the age of fourteen.

Out of the assets of her extraordinary formative years emerges an internal power that may attraction and captivate readers and stay of their recognition lengthy after the final web page of her tale has been turned.

"The language of playing makes an enticing and recurrent motif all through this memoir, announcing that it is just accidentally that anyone people can have traveled this exact same highway. Decks are shuffled, palms are performed. An finally uplifting, superbly written, and encouraging memoir." - Fiona Edmonds

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