This vivid, well-crafted story of recovery and personal transformation,...McCandless enhances the narrative through introspection and often astute perceptions about relationships." [Her] "personal growth by books end is apparent."
"The voyage of the Renaissance began as a short escape. It grew into an eight-year-long discovery of renewed life, renewed love, and an adventure in the South Pacific."
"Judy is an excellent writer with well-turned phrases, words that paint delightful pictures and the ability to hold the reader's attention.She tells such a mesmrizing adenture that one just flows with the waves of her story. This is an inspirational book, an adventure book and a highly personal book."