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Wow I didn t read this for a while because of the cover, which looks so 50s and upbeat Then I flipped through and realized it s part travelogue for a woman who drove half way around the world in a Land Rover, by herself It s reallyof an autobiography than a memoir, covering decades, countries and cultures She tells her story in simple, quick moving prose It s rare to find nonfiction like this that I just can t put down I was appalled by the apartheid culture of South Africa in the 1 Wow I didn t read this for a while because of the cover, which looks so 50s and upbeat Then I flipped through and realized it s part travelogue for a woman who drove half way around the world in a Land Rover, by herself It s reallyof an autobiography than a memoir, covering decades, countries and cultures She tells her story in simple, quick moving prose It s rare to find nonfiction like this that I just can t put down I was appalled by the apartheid culture of South Africa in the 1970s not so different from the U.S., maybe, but the danger and hatredrecent I love languages and adventure and so enjoyed the travels, personalities, food I can identify with Shirley s desire to break out of ordinary, life draining routines The eastern wisdom that soundedlike Christianity than some Christians was intriguing.I recommend this book for anybody who loves travel or armchair traveling or who wants inspiration to break out of their routine I found this book in the Unbelievable category because Ms Deane s Memoir is so filled with adventures, dreams, love stories, tales of her life as an entertainer who made history that you just keep reading as to where she was going next, and with whom.The style of writing from not chapter to chapter, but skipping in certain years was a bit distracting.I would highly recommend this one. Fascinating woman Ahead of her time. How Shirley Deane is not a household name is beyond me after reading her incredible memoir I was lucky enough to have a friend recommend this little known book to me after she picked it up from a small bookstore in North Carolina, and I mean LUCKY, as this has easily risen to the top of my list of favorite non fiction books The stories Shirley shares from her life are so wild, intimate, and varied that each chapter could easily be expanded into its own book I feel both connected to and in awe How Shirley Deane is not a household name is beyond me after reading her incredible memoir I was lucky enough to have a friend recommend this little known book to me after she picked it up from a small bookstore in North Carolina, and I mean LUCKY, as this has easily risen to the top of my list of favorite non fiction books The stories Shirley shares from her life are so wild, intimate, and varied that each chapter could easily be expanded into its own book I feel both connected to and in awe of the way Deane chose to live her life and truly take the fabled road less traveled.I ve already bought copies of this to share and will continue to rave about this book to anyone who has an inkling that there isto this life, anyone who loves travel and adventure, anyone looking for inspiration, and anyone who loves a page turner, as this memoir is all of these things andShirley you are a real hero for staying true to oneself and breaking all of the right rules What an amazing life story I think most of us couldn t boast 1 10 as much adventure and intrigue A very fun read Crazy to think this is non fiction. |Free ♌ An Unreasonable Woman, in Search of Meaning Around the Globe ♁ In , Shirley Deane, a young professional musician, turned her back on a recording contract and TV appearances to work her way around the world She traveled tocountries, became the first woman to drive a Land Rover from England to Kathmandu, was kidnapped and questioned by Turkish police, offered a job by the CIA, was cured of asthma by an indigenous doctor in Kashmir, managed a clinic in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal, and stood against death threats to write and publish the first ever Who s Who of Black South Africans And that s only part of her amazing story Without thepages of photographs, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia, you might forget you are reading a memoir