Sometimes we long to step off the merry-go-round but few have the courage to take the leap. For 40-something Fiona that leap becomes an imperative. In Drink the Wild Air, she chronicles the unravelling of her life with an arresting and confronting candour.
When the story opens, she is a successful professional who cannot abide the thought of failure. Despite an uneasy but increasing dissatisfaction, she battles on until she is diagnosed with cancer.
We are plunged into her poignant tale as if we were by her side—crying, laughing, loving and discovering. Her irreverent wit and pithy perspective on human interactions—along with a range of inspiring and courageous characters—will keep the reader engaged and entertained.
As her journey progresses Fiona is forced to deal with her deepest insecurities and personal fears. She learns that self-acceptance and vulnerability are the essential foundations for life, love and any meaningful relationship.
Emotionally raw, this rollicking read is ultimately warm and uplifting.
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