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Mixture of potntially fascinating insight into highl level competition, bi polar and the life of an escort and truly tedious details of everyday life. The writing isn't that great but I think the bland narration which gives no indication oh the highs the writer says she felt made it worse. The prologue and epilogue are read by suzy hamilton and it might have been better if she had read the whole book as she sounds more animated. H
Being from Wisconsin and knowing of Suzy over the years with her running ability and then about her being an escort it intrigued me to read/listen to this book to see why. Sad to find out that all along she had bipolar disease and I am sure that is why she never went anywhere in the Olympics...such as shame. Hope she can help a lot of people with her story. Couldn't turn the book off wanted to keep listening to see what was next. A must read book or listen.
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Suzy Favor Hamilton bares her soul on her mission to educate us on the symptoms of bi-polar disorder. The best word to describe this memoir is 'honest'. She does not get into the drama of the Las Vegas lifestyle. She tends to give us the facts in great detail.
A real page turner. I listened to this in one day as I was sitting on the edge of my seat getting impatient waiting for the next thing to happen.
Other than what I have seen on the TV I know very little about the life of a high paid escort. 'Fast Girl' definitely gave me an education.
The explanation and detail of symptoms and onset of bi-polar is incredibly accurate. A must read for someone who is either a sufferer or knows someone who is.
Nan McNamara gives a good, solid performance.
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