Kitten Heels in Kathmandu: Adventures of a Female Vagabond
approximately Mary’s writing:
"Wise, hot, witty, it ripples with impolite, righteous enjoyable and even as bargains profound insights into the character of inventive expression. It resonates from most sensible to backside with deep and abiding humanity. this is an impossible to resist ebook packed with practicality and spirituality alike. it really is crucial examining for all actual souls of sunshine who love literature."
- Prof. Richard Walter, Screenwriting Chairman, UCLA movie School
“A blast of clean air, a extra in-your-face Erma Bombeck”
- San Francisco Chronicle
“Candid and edgy”
- San Jose Mercury News
“Along the traces of Virginia Woolf yet in an irreverent voice reminiscent of Annie Lamott.”
- Palo Alto Weekly
“She talks approximately issues that I wouldn’t inform my top friend.”
- Mary’s Mom
A sassy, heart-pounding, real story of wanderlust, and the pleasure of flying by means of the seat of your pants.
What occurs whilst a high-spirited, solo mother and photographer unearths her lifestyles becoming too tightly and comes to a decision to chop free and be loose?
Newly minted as a lone warrior, she moves out on her personal after elevating her teenager son and takes us on a water slide experience from mystical Machu Picchu to the rooftop of the area in Nepal gaining knowledge of the joys and transformation of go back and forth and worldwide humanitarian work.
Around the realm via bus, boat, educate, and airplane with out enormous checking account and extremely little electrical energy she communes with llamas in Peru, rides elephants bareback in Nepal, meditates within the Himalayas, surfs in Ecuador, salsa dances with infants in Colombia, and cracks up childrens educating English in India.
Like a martini combined with metaphysics, this gutsy event booklet explores the nice, the undesirable, and the provocative and peopled mosaic of crossing foreign borders walking, damn Bolivian busses, being besieged by way of red meat in Buenos Aries, capturing images for orphanages, faculties, and ashrams, and hitchhiking within the Himalayas.
And you don’t also have to go away your home.
Drop shipped into 3rd international nations with little greater than a language dictionary and her personal playful spirit she leaves at the back of the luggage of her existence; her mattress, property, and break-up after twenty years of marriage and discovers her new prestige as a unfastened and unfettered lady.
With an strange blend of religious panache and deadpan hilarity Kitten Heels captivates with sheer satisfaction and a major dose of courage.
Full colour picture version, filled with wonderful photographs from Asia, South the USA and imperative America.
About Mary's Writing:
“Along the traces of Virginia Woolf yet in an irreverent voice corresponding to Annie Lamott.”
- Palo Alto Weekly
“Raw emotion, a very good read.”
- Library Journal
See daily bare, her first ebook right here on Amazon.
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no longer realized sufficient Spanish to be touring solo within the Andes, in Bolivia of all nations, and her pearl of knowledge might set me directly. I checked out her with my - you evidently don’t understand who i'm glance – i've got not anything to assert to dimwits in any nation. Then a Bolivian guy got here to my rescue. He appeared me within the eye and acknowledged in English, “Do you want to get off the bus to visit the bano now?” “Si, si!” He marched all the way down to the bus motive force and ordered him to forestall for me. The bus halted in under.
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