My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper
A Guide to the Less Than Perfect Life
Publication Date: April 16, 2013
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So you got the guy on the big white horse, and the beautiful little mermaids, and the picket fence, and your life isn’ t . . . perfect in every imaginable way?
You’re not alone. In 1997, Gabrielle Reece married the man of her dreams—professional surfer Laird Hamilton—in a flawless Hawaiian ceremony. Naturally, the couple filed for divorce four years later.
In the end they worked it out, but not without the ups and downs, minor hiccups, and major setbacks that beset every modern family.
With hilarious stories, wise insights, and concrete takeaways on topics ranging from navigating relationship issues to aging gracefully to getting smart about food, My Foot Is Too Big for the Glass Slipper is the brutally honest, wickedly funny, and deeply helpful portrait of the humor, grace, and humility it takes to survive the happily ever after.
Karen Karbo's first novel, "Trespassers Welcome Here", was a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year and a "Village Voice" Top Ten Book of the Year. Her 2004 memoir, "The Stuff of Life", was a "New York Times" Notable Book, a "People" magazine critics' choice, and a winner of the Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in "Elle, Vogue, Esquire, Outside, The New York Times, " and" "Salon.com. She lives in Portland, Oregon.