By Shirley MacLaine
A humorous, fierce, innovative memoir chronicling New York instances bestselling writer and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine’s outstanding studies filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the extreme stories her time there introduced forth of a earlier existence at the misplaced continent of Atlantis.
Her agent advised her to not get at the airplane. The male leads weren’t even solid. The financing used to be shaky at most sensible. The script have been re-written numerous instances. And but anything approximately Wild Oats lured Shirley MacLaine to the film’s place shoot within the far away Canary Islands—and instantly to the heart of 1 of the main exciting and paradigm-shifting adventures of her life.
The making of the movie reads like a screwball comedy, because the solid and team face unpredictable day-by-day hindrances with ingenuity, grit, and private sacrifice. but the chaos leads Shirley to a revelatory new figuring out of the dying of 1 of history’s such a lot elusive but eternally interesting areas. students have lengthy theorized that Spain’s Canary Islands are the remnants of the powerful misplaced continent of Atlantis. because the motion picture set descends into pandemonium, Shirley reveals attention-grabbing corollaries among the island’s cataclysmic destiny and our personal harmful trajectory. do we examine the teachings the voters of Atlantis did not comprehend?
The resolution is borne out of recovered thoughts from Shirley’s earlier existence on Atlantis and during a chain of meditations that show the need of unfettered mind's eye whilst searching for daring new truths, rendering this evocative memoir crucial studying for somebody looking a broader realizing of what it skill to be human—both the place we got here from and the place we're going.
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