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Vodka On My Wheaties

by Ann Lloyd

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Vodka On My Wheaties by Ann Lloyd
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2010
    361 pages
    Genre: Biography/Memoir

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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 "make things happen." Ann's story is bursting with romance, adventure, mystery, celebrities, substance abuse, and much more!

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"A survivor s story that sometimes buckles under its loquacious tendencies yet reveals a one-of-a-kind life bound together by abandon, resilience and pure fun." - Kirkus Reviews

"Ann Lloyd has surely endured a complicated life, which is detailed in her tangled but engaging memoir... Lloyd rose from the ashes of her own fires gives her story its undeniable flair filled with a blizzard of bizarrely entertaining events and many, many dropped names." - Blue Ink Review

"No one's life is anything that resembles normal. Vodka On My Wheaties is a memoir of Ann Lloyd, as she expresses her own journey through eight decades of life, finding that nothing about her is normal, and she shares her story well and leaves readers with humor and a strong message ... an excellent read, a fine addition to any memoir collection." - The Midwest Book Review

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Ann Lloyd

Ann Lloyd was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and raised in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. She was the only child of a professor of Germanic languages at Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University) and of an artist. Ann has three children, nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

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