By Marlayna Glynn Brown
Instantly following the wildly renowned award-winning Overlay: A story of 1 Girl's lifestyles In Seventies Las Vegas, Marlayna Glynn Brown keeps her extraordinary trip in urban OF ANGELES, revealing the bottom of a lifestyles lived in Eighties Los Angeles.
This searing, usually extraordinary story of Glynn Brown's youth and twenties unearths her flight from Las Vegas to the bold global of self re-invention one of the angels and demons.
Glynn Brown unflinchingly begets a self from the unlikeliest beginnings, and now gives you a sequel illustrating heaven and hell on her carrying on with flight for self discovery.
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City of Angeles (Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown, Book 2) by Marlayna Glynn Brown