Out on a Limb Characters

Shirley MacLaine
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Shirley MacLaine is an actress who at the time this book is set has made more than thirty movies. Shirley is having an affair with an English politician that causes her to look deeply at herself and figure out why she can never find happiness with a man. It seems to Shirley that no matter what she does, the men in her life feel that they can never live up to her expectations of them. This causes Shirley to often find herself alone and unhappy. As a result, Shirley begins a journey of self discovery that will ultimately end in this book.

Shirley has a friend who introduces her to the concepts of reincarnation, trance mediums, and extraterrestrials. These concepts are something Shirley will struggle to understand, but will eventually embrace. In fact, Shirley will learn that this friend is her spiritual twin with whom she...

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