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In Praise of Difficult Women

Life Lessons from 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules

In Praise of Difficult Women( )
Author: Karbo, Karen
Foreword by: Strayed, Cheryl
Read by: Dunne, Bernadette
ISBN:978-1-9826-0035-8
Publication Date:Nov 2018
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of twenty-nine iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.

Smart, sassy, and unapologetically feminine, In Praise of Difficult Women is an ode to the bold and charismatic women of modern history. Bestselling author Karen Karbo spotlights the spirited rule breakers who...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.5 Inches
Author Biography
Karbo, Karen (Author)
Cheryl Strayed, née Nyland, was born on September 17, 1968 in Spangler, Pennsylvania. She is an American memoirist, novelist and essayist. Her second book, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail was published in the United States on March 20, 2012, and has been translated into more than thirty languages. It is an Oprah Book Club 2.0 choice, made the New York Times Bestseller list and was optioned for film rights by Reese Witherspoon even before it was published. The film is scheduled to be released in 2014.

Strayed's first book, the novel Torch, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2006. She attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in English and Women's Studies. A long-time feminist activist, Strayed served on the first board of directors for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

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