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Author: Shirley MacLaine Narrator: Shirley MacLaine Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2003 ISBN: 9780743548113
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From the internationally bestselling author and beloved actress comes a brilliantly fun-loving and inspiring story of unconditional love.

Shirley MacLaine has found a perfect love in the furry bundle of irresistible canine charms that is Terry. With her winning terrier ways and an endless wellspring of love with no strings attached, Terry has succeeded in doing what no one before her ever has: slowing Shirley's peripatetic travels, shifting the actress/author's global axis to hearth and home. Now there are few greater pleasures for Shirley than being with Terry on her ranch or on a New York street, romping on the beach together, or sharing a long plane ride to a new location for making a film. With Terry by her side, Shirley sees the world in new ways she never thought possible.

As we join Shirley and Terry we see through their eyes how they each provide a window for exploring the nature of love. Together they shared at least one past life in ancient Egypt, and possibly more. Together, too, they seek to understand world events today: Are we beginning to fulfill the ancient Biblical prophecies? Is Armageddon looming? And of course there is Terry as a constant gateway to spirit, to being fully in each moment, to that boundless love that surpasses all understanding. In a unique twist that makes this audiobook such a delight, we see Terry's point of view on Shirley's domestic and inner life, as the terrier's mistress continually questions the deeper nature of reality.

This audiobook is an utterly charming, witty, and ultimately wise memoir of one of the truly remarkable women of our time. Out on a Leash is an irresistible bonbon for the legions of MacLaine listeners, and for dog-lovers everywhere. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sarah | 8/8/2013

    " Made me want a dog and I don't like pests. I mean pets. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jill | 6/23/2013

    " Love Shirley, this was a different insight into her life through her dogs eyes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 donna | 11/26/2012

    " Excellent perspective on the relationship between owners and their pets. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Eileen | 10/21/2012

    " What a STUPID book by a crazy lady! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deborah | 3/1/2012

    " I really like Shirley Maclaine and have enjoyed reading about her career, experiences and personal journey - I thought this book might be pushing it a bit far.....but I really enjoyed it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Diane | 7/18/2011

    " The usual from Shirley. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marlon | 12/8/2010

    " I have a signed copy, signed by her and Terry! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 John | 3/2/2010

    " Shirley tells it like it is! Some readers belittled it because their experience is just too shallow. You have to look a little deeper to see the real meaning of life. Shirley looks deep and sees the light. "

About the Author

Shirley MacLaine has appeared in more than fifty films, earning an Academy Award, three Emmy Awards, and ten Golden Globe Awards throughout her career. Her most recent work includes a recurring role on the hit television show Downton Abbey. A longtime outspoken advocate for civil rights and liberties, she divides her time between Malibu, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.