Pofcity to Cork (via Hong Kong, Tripoli and Abu Dhabi)

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BIOGRAPHICAL

20th Century (multiple decades)

Carmen Rijks-Weidner

Logline

An invitation to wander through my memories with me, from the remotest part of South Africa through the pulsating cities of Hong Kong, Tripoli and Abu Dhabi, to the awe-inspiring green hills of West Cork in Ireland. Along the way I said good bye to pieces of my heart, but I also gained many wonderful souls that'll be in my life forever. This is my story.

Genre

Biographical

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Setting

South Africa, Hong Kong, Ireland, Tripoli, Abu Dhabi

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

The book follows my life story from an idyllic childhood in South Africa through to my travels as an adult to Hong Kong, Ireland, Libya, the Middle East and back to settle in Ireland again. Along the way there is heartbreak and hardship, but also untold joy and pleasure.

Ending Description

After a lifetime of wanderlust, we return to the exquisite lush green hills of West Cork to settle into our forever spot.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Carmen

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Gracious, Selfless, Sexy, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Charming, Decisive, Faithful, Outspoken, Badass, Beautiful, Engaging, Funny, Romantic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Educated, Flexible, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: Peter

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Engaging, Masculine, Outspoken, Perseverance, Complex, Faithful, Unapologetic, Decisive, Educated, Confident, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Charming

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Logline

An invitation to wander through my memories with me, from the remotest part of South Africa through the pulsating cities of Hong Kong, Tripoli and Abu Dhabi, to the awe-inspiring green hills of West Cork in Ireland. Along the way I said good bye to pieces of my heart, but I also gained many wonderful souls that'll be in my life forever. This is my story.

Short Summary

The book follows my life story from an idyllic childhood in South Africa through to my travels as an adult to Hong Kong, Ireland, Libya, the Middle East and back to settle in Ireland again. Along the way there is heartbreak and hardship, but also untold joy and pleasure.


After a lifetime of wanderlust, we return to the exquisite lush green hills of West Cork to settle into our forever spot.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Carmen

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Gracious, Selfless, Sexy, Unapologetic, Aspiring, Charming, Decisive, Faithful, Outspoken, Badass, Beautiful, Engaging, Funny, Romantic, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Confident, Educated, Flexible, Perseverance

Character 1

Name: Peter

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Engaging, Masculine, Outspoken, Perseverance, Complex, Faithful, Unapologetic, Decisive, Educated, Confident, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Charming

Supplemental Materials

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