'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 moving, honest young adult memoir, actress and mental health icon Mariel Hemingway, granddaughter of Ernest, shares in candid detail the story of her troubled childhood in a famous family haunted by depression, alcoholism, mental illness and suicide. Young readers who are sharing a similar painful childhood will see their lives and questions reflected on the pages of her diary.
Mariel Hemingway is an Academy Award-nominated actor, author, healthy lifestyle brand founder, mother, and mental health advocate. She resides in California.