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By Mary Bartnikowski

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"Wise, hot, witty, it ripples with impolite, righteous enjoyable and whilst bargains profound insights into the character of inventive expression. It resonates from best to backside with deep and abiding humanity. here's an impossible to resist publication full of practicality and spirituality alike. it really is crucial analyzing for all precise souls of sunshine who love literature."

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“A blast of clean air, a extra in-your-face Erma Bombeck”

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“Along the strains of Virginia Woolf yet in an irreverent voice equivalent to Annie Lamott.”

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“She talks approximately issues that I wouldn’t inform my most sensible friend.”

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A sassy, heart-pounding, real story of wanderlust, and the pleasure of flying by way of the seat of your pants.

What occurs while a high-spirited, solo mother and photographer unearths her existence 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 trip 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 by means of bus, boat, teach, and airplane without large 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 little ones instructing English in India.

Like a martini combined with metaphysics, this gutsy experience ebook explores the nice, the undesirable, and the provocative and peopled mosaic of crossing foreign borders taking walks, damn Bolivian busses, being besieged via pork in Buenos Aries, capturing photos 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 global nations with little greater than a language dictionary and her personal playful spirit she leaves in the back of the luggage of her lifestyles; her mattress, assets, and break-up after twenty years of marriage and discovers her new prestige as a loose and unfettered girl.

With an strange mixture of religious panache and deadpan hilarity Kitten Heels captivates with sheer satisfaction and a massive dose of courage.

Full colour photograph variation, packed with gorgeous pictures from Asia, South the USA and important America.

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“Along the strains of Virginia Woolf yet in an irreverent voice equivalent to Annie Lamott.”

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