Desiring Paradise: ...A True Story of Succumbing to the Dream
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Desiring Paradise: ...A True Story of Succumbing to the Dream

Price: $18.95 Code: 21-80


If you've ever considered moving to the USVI, or if you know someone that wants to, this book is for you. Desiring Paradise is a true story about two New Englanders who followed their dream. Experience the island from a different perspective - as newcomers trying to survive their first year in Paradise. It's guaranteed to raise your eyebrows.

Desiring Paradise... a true story of succumbing to the dream is an insider's view of moving to the U.S. Virgin Islands, specifically St. John. From the cement mixers that pass as lawn ornaments to the eight-foot high salad fork in the middle of no-where. You'll laugh at the craziness that is St. John while you discover what makes it so special!

The author and her husband are living the dream on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. When not working, they can occasionally be found floating away their free time on one of St. John's many beaches. 253 Pages. Soft cover.



Customer Reviews

Write a Review and share your thoughts with others. Average Customer Review: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (2 Reviews)

5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 The Great Escape Reviewer: Sally Smith (, )
This was a wonderful book, it was like a great escape for me when I read it..(winter in New Jersey) This Couple had a dream and did it! It was not all easy for them. But I am envious.
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Awkward but useful Reviewer: David Berry (, NY)
This book was a bit like an overlong visit with a friend - conversational, but long and boring at times. However, there were very interesting and relevant pieces of information, so I would still recommend it as an introduction to island living. Just don't expect to get swept away. Good first effort by the author.