The Denim Diaries: A Memoir

With poignant verse, young adult author Laurie Boyle Crompton recounts her coming of age in rural Pennsylvania and her early twenties in New York City. Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, Laurie struggles with sexual relationships, playing the role of happy family at church despite her parentsÎ fights at home, her fatherÎs alcoholism, her own self-image, and squeezing into painful designer jeans. CromptonÎs heartwarming and heartbreaking memoir follows her journey through disordered eating and sexual assault to recovery and acceptance.


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6" x 9"
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Author Biography, Author's Note, Black-and-White Illustrations, Original Artwork


Titles in This Series (Total of 2)

Book TitleISBN #CopyrightCDN ListDisc. %Disc. PriceStatus
The Denim Diaries: A Memoir   97987656048852023 (PB)$28.5020%$22.80 Available
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