Women Going For It! Taking Risks After 50

Autor Diana Coleman
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 14 aug 2018
Twenty-six feisty and determined women, 50s through 80s, share their compelling stories with grit and humor. Donating a kidney to a stranger, building schools in Ethiopia, racing around a Roller Derby track ... they triumph over fears, find fulfillment, and offer advice. Helpful risk-taking tools and stimulating discussion questions are also featured. From Maine to California, Costa Rica to Kenya-these women will entertain and inspire you to take beneficial risks during the second half of life. Quotes from the book: "When my 6-year-old granddaughter was told that Granny was going to jump out of an airplane, she asked, 'Isn't that dangerous?'" -Felicity, Maine "It was crazy to ruin nature this way. My heart told me I needed to fight this." -Elke, Nova Scotia "It has taken courage and inner strength to travel and move to places." -Betsy, Costa Rica Praise for Women Going For It Taking Risks After 50: "The power of risk-taking to inspire change is illustrated in these women's stories. Illuminating and empowering ..." -Dr. Vickie R. Driver, physician and professor "Reading the stories of these women and the adventures they embark on is inspirational, no matter what your age. These women prove that you're never 'too old' to try something new " -Fran Hodgkins, award-winning children's book author "Uplifting stories of hope, persistence, joy, grief, frustration, and the satisfying discovery of women's personal power ... Valuable inspiration, motivation, and helpful risk-taking tips ..." -Mary Lou Carolan, library director and community innovator
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ISBN-13: 9781732095205
ISBN-10: 1732095205
Pagini: 290
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 15 mm
Greutate: 0.39 kg
Editura: Wonder