‘In this moment I am perfect. I am free to be whoever I want, and all I want to be is a woman in a red spotty dress, speeding into her future in a shiny red car.’
Raw, sharply funny and heartfelt, Wish You Were Here is a girl’s own adventure with bite, a hilarious rollercoaster ride that will make you itch to escape the everyday and hit the road with this irresponsible and irresistible adventurer.
Reeling from the devastating collapse of her marriage to the man she thought was the love of her life, after a late night enjoying smashing all her china a little too much, Sheridan Jobbins decides she needs to do something drastic to save her sanity.
Her solution is to buy a hot red car and drive across America. Hopelessly unprepared and heartbroken, she sets out on the road trip of a lifetime determined to find herself – and ironically finds love instead. But not before she has a whole bunch of crazy adventures and wrong turns along the way.
Every woman with a heart and a sense of humour will want jump on board this unforgettable ride – and it’s the best antidote for anyone who’s ever had her heart broken and thought she might not survive.
About the author
Born in Melbourne, Sheridan Jobbins is an Australian filmmaker. She presented numerous TV shows, including Simon Townsend’s Wonder World! and Good Morning Australia. She was a director of Latent Image Productions, the film company which produced the award-winning film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Wish You Were Here is her first book. Her body’s in Switzerland, her heart’s in Australia – fortunately they get together quite regularly.