Teetering on Disaster: A Memoir

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AuthorHouse, May 11, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages

“It was 1992 when her father saw the economic collapse coming, he had two choices, the rough path or the easy path, and he chose the rough one…” Dad began.


Then I interrupted, “DAD, ITS MY MEMOIR!” And then my Mom piped in a yelled, “OH MY GOD! I RAISED A BUNCH OF NARCISSISTS!”


Let’s try again…


Meet Michaela: she’s the girl next door—except that “next door” happens to be a 27-foot 5th Wheel Trailer with no electricity or running water in the Sierra Nevada’s. At 17 she sets out to take on the world, but 10 years later, she finds herself right back where she started…in a small mountain town in the middle of nowhere.


You’ll laugh and you’ll cry – sometimes at the same time-as she stumbles upon a few Mr. Right Now’s and other adventures on her quest to find love and uncover the girl she always was but had lost somewhere along the way. Join ‘Crazy Kayla’ and her nutty cast of characters for a little muddy-path Rock Crawlin’ through the true story of how her American Dream survives and thrives, in the face of life’s inconveniences and heartbreaking setbacks that sometimes leave her Teetering on Disaster.


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About the author (2009)

Michaela Renee is a Journalist and novelist whose primary writing focus is character-driven literary non-fiction and narrative memoirs. She is currently working on a fiction piece “Therapy Sessions from an Online Dating Addict.”

She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in both Communications and Broadcast Journalism and has won the Bay Scholarship Winner for Journalism Excellence from San Jose State University. She was also awarded a seat at the Washington D.C. Journalism Conference.

Michaela is based in San Diego, Calif. and currently sits on the Steering Committee for Read Local San Diego an initiative to promote local literary awareness and is a member of Publishers and Writers of San Diego.

She loves frozen yogurt and her two furry family members a Retired Racing Greyhound, Rio, and a rescued Bengal cat, Dash.


For more information please go to www.MichaelaRenee.com

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