Vodka On My Wheaties is like no other book you have ever read. The events that have happened to Ann Lloyd are only seen on the silver screen, but all of her stories are non-fiction. Her book reads like a novel even though it's an autobiography. Vodka On My Wheaties is filled with a humorous potpourri of real life happenings for a wide range of people to enjoy. The beginning chapters reveal that Ann was programmed from birth to march to the beat of a different drum. She was the only child of neurotic parents and it was not in her nature to follow the herd. Married at eighteen to a prominent drug store magnate twice her age, she finds herself, at the age of twenty-two, a widow. From her sudden dramatic exposure to a life of opulent wealth and world travels, Ann and her second husband settled down to build an exclusive out-island scuba diving resort in the Bahamas, which attracted the rich and famous. As a self-appointed, liberated female the adventures do not stop there. Join in Ann's kaleidoscopic journey down one of life's most unusual paths and her ability to qmake things happen.q Ann's story is bursting with romance, adventure, mystery, celebrities, substance abuse, and much more! Publishers Weekly Review: Lloyd's unconventional memoir is told with gusto and packed with honest, entertaining episodes. Raised by qintense and neuroticq parents, the quirky narrator with a qmind and a will of [her] ownq endures a lonely childhood and tumbles through her colorful life. Tying the knot with her handsome boyfriend results in a dangerous marriage that threatens her life. Her second marriage leads the author to support her new husband's many qfailed business enterprisesq and then maintain a resort in the Bahamas. Her brief third marriage leads to substance abuse, as she starts qdrowning her depression in vodka.q Eventually Lloyd discovers a 12-step program to maintain sobriety, filling the qempty void left by the removal of alcoholq with the qfruits of spirituality.q But the onset of an autoimmune disease changes everything and forces Lloyd to remake her life yet again.Visitors balked at the bare metal sheet side panels, along with the aged wooden- framework ceiling showing the network of dangling wires giving electricity to ... In 1989, after having lived in Seagoville for almost three years in my shabbily foiled trailer with the doors almost falling off, ... Praying that my new red Toyota pickup, now a 1978 in better condition than the 1977 I had been tootling around in, would anbsp;...
|Title||:||Vodka on My Wheaties|
|Publisher||:||Biographical Publishing Co. - 2011-03-17|