LAURA COOK BOLDT was born and reared in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the daughter of the late Mary Margaret Blair and Howard Winston Cook, both from Jefferson City, Missouri. Married to Tom for thirty-plus years, mother of four grown boys, and sister to a mix of five siblings all currently living in the US, she graduated from Colorado College with a BA in English and continued on to Parsons School of Design in NYC. Laura has also completed courses at Pratt Institute and Washington University. Currently a retired designer, Laura continues to travel, spending most of her time in the mountains of Colorado and with her family. Unraveled: A Mother and Son Story of Addiction and Redemption, a memoir, is her first book, and she has begun writing another nonfiction book, Bastard by Dawn.
Unraveled: A Mother and Son Story of Addiction and Redemption
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