A humorous, fierce, ingenious memoir chronicling New York occasions bestselling writer and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine’s awesome stories filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the extreme stories her time there introduced forth of a previous lifestyles at the misplaced continent of Atlantis.
Her agent informed her to not get at the aircraft. 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 distant Canary Islands—and instantly to the guts 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 forged and staff face unpredictable day-by-day stumbling blocks 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 so much elusive but eternally fascinating areas. students have lengthy theorized that Spain’s Canary Islands are the remnants of the effective misplaced continent of Atlantis. because the motion picture set descends into pandemonium, Shirley reveals interesting corollaries among the island’s cataclysmic destiny and our personal risky trajectory. do we examine the teachings the voters of Atlantis did not comprehend?
The resolution is borne out of recovered thoughts from Shirley’s prior existence on Atlantis and during a sequence of meditations that display the need of unfettered mind's eye while searching for daring new truths, rendering this evocative memoir crucial studying for an individual looking a broader figuring out of what it skill to be human—both the place we got here from and the place we're going.