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metamorphisis posted 5/5/2011 20:49 PM

Has anyone read it or plan to read it?
I think I might. I was never a fan of hers, but I do have a soft spot for her being a fellow Canuck and growing up in a small nearby town. I hear in this book she touches on how her life was affected by her husbands infidelity with her friend and I would be interested to hear her take on the experience (apparently I don't hear enough of it every day here. )

metamorphisis posted 5/5/2011 20:59 PM

Well I'll let you all know.. apparently I am feeling impatient so I just bought it on my e-reader in the 10 minutes since I made the original post

NewAttitude posted 5/5/2011 21:10 PM

kdny posted 5/6/2011 09:35 AM

Let me know. I almost downloaded it too but wasn't sure.

I watched her interview and it was hard to watch.

metamorphisis posted 5/6/2011 09:39 AM

So far I am impressed. I am only a few chapters in.. so still in her childhood story.

She sacraficed a great deal to tell her story and be so open. And you can tell it wasn't easy for her. I am liking the book and really awed by her.

kdny posted 5/6/2011 09:56 AM

Ok, sold. I'll download it tonight.

Heartbroken1993 posted 5/6/2011 15:15 PM

<<<knocking on the mod door and sticking head in>>>>

I put it on my list of gifts I'd like, so I'm just waiting to see what I get for mommies day.

<<<<<ducking back out now>>>>>

metamorphisis posted 5/6/2011 15:30 PM

Thank god a member answered.. I thought maybe I should move this to the mod forum

I hope you get it

Heartbroken1993 posted 5/6/2011 15:42 PM

what I really hope is that I get my nook color and then download it but a girl can't be too picky....

I'll settle for the watch I want and then buy the hardcover monday

click4it posted 5/7/2011 00:14 AM

I saw a little bit of her on Oprah the other day. I was moved by her story of infidelity and some of the excerpts she read. All of us here can relate to those feelings. Not sure I can buy the book. It might just be too much.

Hope24 posted 5/7/2011 08:58 AM

I watched her interview and it was hard to watch.

Her story is so similar to yours, KD.

Let us know what you think.

poopylala posted 5/10/2011 10:36 AM

I want to read it but don't have any money to spare (thank you rising costs of college) is it available as a LendMe book for nooks?

Bobbi_sue posted 8/9/2011 14:41 PM

I read this book. I have always liked Shania Twain's music but I have a new appreciation for her.

This book was written in a converstational tone, and seems so genuine. She truly did have a difficult childhood. And she did tell about some of the story of her husband's A with her friend. She is very generous in not really bad mouthing her XH, or even the "friend" up to a point. I love the part where another friend gets her to say it...just say it...that Marie-Ann is a ...(the C word). I hope somehow, some way that other woman knows about that part of the book.

Even if you don't like Country music, if you do like inspiring stories, this is something I highly recommend.

She takes every negative situation in her life and somehow turns it into positive (eventually...she goes through some very painful stages along the way).

I won't give away the whole book, but try to picture a woman who is now very rich and successful, she grew up extremely poor, and when she was 17 years old, she managed crews of men in the "Bush" for a tree planting business. They more or less camped out and didn't take showers for weeks at a time. She actually enjoyed that type of living at the time!


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