Pushing Upward is a remarkable debut novel that will sweep you along on one woman's unforgettable spiritual quest. The year is 1974. While trying to eke out a living as an actress in L.A., 21-year-old Sandra Billings discovers the I Ching, the ancient Chinese oracle; and uses it as her GPS to navigate a torrid love affair, battle with demons of the past, and search for meaning and truth. She places a fateful newspaper ad- Drama student in need of RM and BRD in exchange for housekeeping-and encounters an assortment of outrageous and inappropriate individuals. But it is one unlikely stranger who will change the course of her life. Events ultimately build to a stunning climax, where everything Sandra has gained is challenged by a poignant and surprising twist of fate...
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