Kitten Heels in Kathmandu: Adventures of a Female Vagabond
approximately Mary’s writing:
"Wise, hot, witty, it ripples with impolite, righteous enjoyable and whilst bargains profound insights into the character of artistic expression. It resonates from best to backside with deep and abiding humanity. here's an impossible to resist booklet full of practicality and spirituality alike. it really is crucial studying for all real souls of sunshine who love literature."
- Prof. Richard Walter, Screenwriting Chairman, UCLA movie School
“A blast of unpolluted 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 corresponding to Annie Lamott.”
- Palo Alto Weekly
“She talks approximately issues that I wouldn’t inform my top friend.”
- Mary’s Mom
A sassy, heart-pounding, precise story of wanderlust, and the pleasure of flying by way 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 unfastened and be unfastened?
Newly minted as a lone warrior, she moves out on her personal after elevating her youngster son and takes us on a water slide journey from mystical Machu Picchu to the rooftop of the area in Nepal researching the fun and transformation of shuttle and international humanitarian work.
Around the area via bus, boat, educate, and aircraft without massive 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 youngsters instructing English in India.
Like a martini combined with metaphysics, this gutsy event booklet explores the great, the undesirable, and the provocative and peopled mosaic of crossing foreign borders strolling, damn Bolivian busses, being besieged by way of red meat in Buenos Aries, taking pictures images for orphanages, faculties, and ashrams, and hitchhiking within the Himalayas.
And you don’t also have to depart your home.
Drop shipped into 3rd international international locations with little greater than a language dictionary and her personal playful spirit she leaves in the back of the bags of her lifestyles; her mattress, assets, and break-up after 20 years of marriage and discovers her new prestige as a loose and unfettered girl.
With an strange blend of religious panache and deadpan hilarity Kitten Heels captivates with sheer pride and an immense dose of courage.
Full colour photograph version, packed with wonderful pictures from Asia, South the USA and valuable America.
About Mary's Writing:
“Along the strains of Virginia Woolf yet in an irreverent voice such as Annie Lamott.”
- Palo Alto Weekly
“Raw emotion, an outstanding read.”
- Library Journal
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