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The Resource Above the line : my Wild Oats adventure, Shirley MacLaine

Above the line : my Wild Oats adventure, Shirley MacLaine

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Above the line : my Wild Oats adventure
Title
Above the line
Title remainder
my Wild Oats adventure
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Shirley MacLaine
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eng
Summary
A funny, fierce, imaginative memoir chronicling New York Times bestselling author and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine{u2019}s remarkable experiences filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the extraordinary memories her time there brought forth of a past life on the lost continent of Atlantis. Her agent told her not to get on the plane. The male leads weren{u2019}t even cast. The financing was shaky at best. The script had been re-written countless times. And yet something aboutWild Oats lured Shirley MacLaine to the film{u2019}s location shoot in the far-off Canary Islands{u2014}and straight to the center of one of the most thrilling and paradigm-shifting adventures of her life. The making of the film reads like a screwball comedy, as the cast and crew face unpredictable daily obstacles with ingenuity, grit, and personal sacrifice. Yet the chaos leads Shirley to a revelatory new understanding of the demise of one of history{u2019}s most elusive yet endlessly intriguing places. Scholars have long theorized that Spain{u2019}s Canary Islands are the remnants of the mighty lost continent of Atlantis. As the movie set descends into pandemonium, Shirley finds fascinating corollaries between the island{u2019}s cataclysmic fate and our own dangerous trajectory. Can we learn the lessons the citizens of Atlantis failed to comprehend? The answer is borne out of recovered memories from Shirley{u2019}s past life on Atlantis and through a series of meditations that reveal the necessity of unfettered imagination when looking for bold new truths, rendering this evocative memoir essential reading for anyone seeking a broader understanding of what it means to be human{u2014}both where we came from and where we are going
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Above the line : my Wild Oats adventure, Shirley MacLaine
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm79174649
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781501136412
Lccn
2015040061
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Above the line : my Wild Oats adventure, Shirley MacLaine
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm79174649
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781501136412
Lccn
2015040061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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