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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Another Look at Life is a work of non-fiction written in the format of a memoir by author Maureen Wingham. Tracing a complete life experience from its earliest origins, we meet Maureen as a young girl growing up during the Second World War, and follow her through the unexpected highs and lows that her life brings. Everything is included, from personal relationships to marriage, divorce, children, work, life, aspirations, and dreams, showcasing the variety of life with considered reflections on how one choice leads to the next, and how the journey builds up along the way. Through it all, our narrator maintains a joy and zest for life which is truly inspiring to read about.
Author Maureen Wingham has a great narrative voice with which to tell her story, sharing plenty of wisdom and admitting to her own youthful naivety during the earlier parts of her story. Never overly graphic or needlessly mean, even the harrowing experiences and less pleasant people she has encountered in life are treated with a nostalgic viewpoint and the idea that each of them has contributed to her overall story. The plot in itself is a reflective celebration of reaching milestones and maintaining tenacity, which I believe other readers will not only find interesting but motivational and clear proof that no matter what twists life throws at you, following your passions and pushing for success and happiness will see you through. Overall, Another Look at Life is a valuable memoir for its positive perspective on the most unexpected of journeys: a gem of a read.