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...and like your friend Stephen, my copy of the book is also dog-eared, coffee-stained and has chewed-off paper bits all around the edges, compliments of our happy cockatiel, Lou!
Thanks Birgit for sharing your awesome story!
Inspiring, fun, and full of excitement... A must have book to read! In no time somebody will want to make a movie out of it!
A young woman tackles her way notwithstanding the hurdles which life held in store for her.
She lives her dream. Worth reading for all, in particular for those who love adventurer's tales which really happened,
and for those who never allow their "wings being cut".
For me, this book has been unimpressive and a drag. 60% of the way through,and I am bored to tears. Birgit has managed to drive me to this through a near ceaseless display of conceit and selfishness. It is far from being inspirational. Consider this from the book "It was a great party and so out of control that we had to deal with the neighbors complaining, police visiting, fistfights in the kitchen, and lively arguments over whether punk or rock was more suitable for the occasion". This was a summary of a party which marked Birgit's return to the USA. That paragraph, for me, sums up what this book is about: a determination to "do what I want to do" irrespective of the thoughts, feelings, or consequences for others. Perhaps I'm being harsh, and I am willing to believe that Birgit is a caring, kind person, but 60% of the way through the book and that side of her has not emerged. If you need inspiration to do what the hell you like, then this book may work for you. For me, this book is too self centred to warrant a wider recommendation.
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