Crowning Glory by Stacy A Harshman
An Experiment in Self-Discovery Through Disguise

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In the end, however, what makes the strongest impression isn’t the author’s hair color but her candor and bravery in confronting her mental illness. A quirky, clever memoir.
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"...A quirky, clever memoir." Kirkus Reviews

You want your hair to be perfect to show the true you. But without the hair on your head, who are you? What if it is somebody else's hair?

In this beautifully written, heartfelt, witty, and life-affirming memoir, Stacy Harshman tracks her amazing experiment. By wearing dramatic, identically styled but differently colored wigs for weeks in New York City, Stacy Harshman learns more about who she is and what she can find in herself as a redhead, a raven-haired goth, a brunette, and a blonde.
After hiring a spy to document how people responded to her, Stacy realizes how her hair is woven into every aspect of her life: her self-image, her depression, and her relationships. Changing her hair changed how she approached all of them.
By turns rapturous, rueful, and riotous, this wise and funny book charts the story of one woman's way to shake it up, change it all, and discover something new about herself. Feathered Quill Review says: Crowning Glory is not only entertaining, but also a powerfully positive read. 
"An original and laugh-out-loud memoir... Crowning Glory deserves to be read... truly unique, entertaining, funny, and heartfelt." 4.5/5 Stars SPR Reviews 

"Humor, danger, laughter, lust -- even madness - combine to make Crowning Glory as perfect a fit as one of her own flamboyant hairpieces. You won't be able to put it down - or take it off." -- Richard D. Smith 

"Crowning Glory is what would happen if 'Eat Pray Love', 'A Beautiful Mind', and 'Sex in the City' had a ménage à trois..." - Sunny Turner
 

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Published June 26, 2016 by Andarina Publishing.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help. Non-fiction
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In the end, however, what makes the strongest impression isn’t the author’s hair color but her candor and bravery in confronting her mental illness. A quirky, clever memoir.

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