|About the Book|
Can one woman’s personal crisis be magically resolved by serendipitous encounters with musical legend Simon Le Bon and fellow Duran Duran band mates? Can order be restored in the universe by none other than Leonardo DiCaprio? For author Jill Stacy,MoreCan one woman’s personal crisis be magically resolved by serendipitous encounters with musical legend Simon Le Bon and fellow Duran Duran band mates? Can order be restored in the universe by none other than Leonardo DiCaprio? For author Jill Stacy, who found herself grappling with profound personal demons, these chance meetings with megastars aligned to rally her, inspire her, and even bring about a spiritual awakening that radically transformed her take on the world around her. Duran Duran, Leo and the Universe: My Spiritual Journey on the Road to Awareness is her uplifting, enthralling account of this charged and charming time of her life. Throughout, she shares a joyful, star-struck memoir of one woman’s random, lifelong dreams, and how they were realized in rapid succession.When the author’s beloved group of friends hatches a plan to see Duran Duran in concert in Las Vegas, little did Stacy know that she would be soon literally rubbing shoulders with the very band who had buoyed her spirits since her tender teenage years. From there, they enjoyed more far-flung adventures, including a whirlwind New York evening with Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo. These star-studded moments and more spurred Stacy on to truly parse her past, from the unthinkable incidents to the growing pains of her redemptive marriage. In the end, that Las Vegas trip launched a journey that demonstrated how we are all connected in intricate, meaningful ways to each other and to the Universe. With humor, heartfelt empathy and gentle insight on alternative healing methods, this light-hearted autobiography is certain to delight anyone who is seeking surer footing on a spiritual path, or who simply revels in the wealth of life-affirming surprises that are waiting around every corner.Some of the proceeds will go to Oxfam in gratitude to Duran Duran, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Stella Adler acting company in gratitude to Mark Ruffalo, and to RAINN.