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Author Gecils, Isabelle, author.

Title Leaving Shangrila : the true story of a girl, her transformation and her eventual escape / Isabelle Gecils.

Publication Info. New York : Morgan James Publishing, 2016.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 GECILS,I    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    92 GECILS,I    Available
Description ix, 319 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary Leaving Shangrila: The True Story of A Girl, Her Transformation and Her Eventual Escape by Isabelle Gecils, is the captivating memoir of a charmingly complex heroine. Isabelle paints a colorful world as she tells the tale of how she forged her own path in the midst of turmoil. The story, set in Brazil where she grew up, is populated with fascinating characters, both good and bad. From a narcissistic mother to her perpetually flawed lovers to three resilient sisters, Leaving Shangrila's motley crew make for an endlessly intriguing storyline. Leaving Shangrila begins with young Isabelle, trapped in a hellish world. Surrounded by lies, manipulation, and abuse, Isabelle is desperate to escape the adversity of this place. Filled with tremendous strength and an unyielding drive to survive, she begins her journey toward freedom and self-realization. Through the trials and obstacles along the way, Isabelle goes back and forth to balance who she is with what she must do to survive.
Subject Gecils, Isabelle.
Girls -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro (State) -- Biography.
Girls -- Abuse of -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro (State).
Cults -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro (State).
Farms -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro (State).
ISBN 9781630476847

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