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    • Of Foreign Build

    • From Corporate Girl to Sea-Gypsy Woman
    • By: Jackie Parry
    • Narrated by: Michelle Michaels
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    After suffering an emotionally-brutal bereavement and against her counselor's advice, Jackie ran away. Suddenly within a new culture, with a new husband and no friends, she was living in the obscure world of cruising with zero knowledge of boats.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great personal memoir and life adventure.

    • By Rolande on 12-25-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • This Is It

    • 2 Hemispheres, 2 People, and 1 Boat
    • By: Jackie Parry
    • Narrated by: Caroline Doughty
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The pull of the ocean was too strong to ignore any longer. Four years prior, they'd circumnavigated the globe on their 33-foot boat, Mariah. Now they wanted a new challenge. So they sold all their belongings and flew to America from New South Wales in search of a boat. Then Jackie and Noel set sail south, meeting descendants of the Bounty mutineers on Pitcairn, taking in the grand statues of Easter Island, and finally visiting the remotest inhabited island in the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is it, indeed!

    • By Jacqueline Franklin on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Standard Journey

    • By: Jackie Parry
    • Narrated by: Caroline Doughty
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    They rescued five horses from an unknown fate. They sold everything they had. Jackie and Noel trained the lost and confused horses, and forced their own unfit bodies to meld into one team. Life became horses, trail, endurance, and camping: all seven reliant on one another as they trekked along part of Australia's majestic Bicentennial National Trail. The beauty of the trail didn't lessen its dangers; with minimal support and all their worldly possessions on horseback, Jackie and Noel made mistakes and, with humour, learned the hard way.

    Regular price: $19.95