Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure

Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure


A humorous, fierce, inventive memoir chronicling New York occasions bestselling writer and Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine’s amazing studies filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands and the intense thoughts her time there introduced forth of a previous existence at the misplaced continent of Atlantis.

Her agent instructed her to not get at the airplane. The male leads weren’t even solid. The financing was once shaky at most sensible. The script were re-written numerous occasions. And but anything approximately Wild Oats lured Shirley MacLaine to the film’s place shoot within the far away Canary Islands—and immediately 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 group face unpredictable day-by-day stumbling blocks with ingenuity, grit, and private sacrifice. but the chaos leads Shirley to a revelatory new knowing of the dying of 1 of history’s so much elusive but ceaselessly exciting locations. students have lengthy theorized that Spain’s Canary Islands are the remnants of the potent misplaced continent of Atlantis. because the motion picture set descends into pandemonium, Shirley unearths attention-grabbing corollaries among the island’s cataclysmic destiny and our personal harmful trajectory. will we examine the teachings the electorate of Atlantis didn't comprehend?

The resolution is borne out of recovered stories from Shirley’s prior existence on Atlantis and during a sequence of meditations that show the need of unfettered mind's eye whilst searching for daring new truths, rendering this evocative memoir crucial examining for a person looking a broader realizing of what it capability to be human—both the place we got here from and the place we're going.

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