Author(s): Mariel Hemingway
She opens her eyes. The room is dark. She hears yelling and smashed plates, and wishes it was all a terrible dream. But it isn't. This is what it was like growing up as a Hemingway. In this deeply moving, searingly honest new 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, illness and suicide. In a compassionate voice she reveals her painful struggle to stay sane. At last, in this memoir she can finally tell the true story of her family.
Mariel Hemingway is an Academy Award-nominated actor, author, healthy lifestyle brand founder, mother, and mental health advocate. She resides in California.