Author(s): Rebekah Tyler
Full Tilt: eight months, six countries, two boys, one mother and loads of baggage! Orphaned at four, Rebekah Tyler was brought up by her grandmother. Already struggling with raising her two sons as a single mother, she reached breaking point when her grandmother died. When her son Marco begged her to stop crying she knew things had to change. Four months later, she sold her house, quit her job and took her took her two sons, aged two and ten, on an eight-month adventure around the world, travelling to Canada, England, France, Spain, Italy and Vietnam. A fearless and spirited memoir, full of honesty and humour, Full Tilt follows the colourful life of Rebekah. Adversity encountered along the way only strengthens her resolve to keep moving forward in search of love and belonging.
'Rebekah Tyler is a writer with a strong, colourful and original story to tell. There's a deprecating self-honesty and a lot of personal courage shining through. Time and time again Rebekah does things that make average folks shake their heads.' - Geoff Walker, Editor
Rebekah Tyler taught at local primary schools until the death of her beloved grandmother, which plunged her into a pit of despair. Already struggling with raising her two sons as a single mother, she had reached breaking point. She knew things had to change. So she sold her house, quit her job and took her two sons, aged 2 and 10, on an eight-month adventure around the world, travelling to Canada, England, France, Spain, Italy and Vietnam. She returned 8 months later and began writing her first book, Full Tilt, an inspirational story about the search for happiness and not letting adversity stop you from living your dream.