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a memoir by shari wallack

Shari's journey begins inside a mental hospital and continues on a trip to eighteen destinations throughout the United States during the Covid-19 pandemic. Shari details her innermost thoughts, hopes, and fears while illustrating how she went from crippling depression to joy over a three-month period. 

 

Along with a multitude of colorful characters, Shari navigates an exciting and unusual voyage of self-discovery and healing. Among the useful lessons she learns along the way, she discovers that cooking and baking calm her. Shari provides the recipes that helped her through her struggles, with the hope that others will find the same much needed comfort. Shari’s heartwarming and humorous story from despair to joy shows that happiness and purpose can be found even in the most difficult of  times.

photo by michael d. banks

"...a dollop of self-discovery and painful truths...”

– Kevin McCollum

– Kevin McCollum

Four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway and Film Producer

"...an eye for the details that make life worth living."

– Phil Rosenthal

– Phil Rosenthal

Creator of Everybody Loves Raymond and Somebody Feed Phil

"Both hilariously raw and unflinchingly honest..."

– Jon Cryer

– Jon Cryer

Actor

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