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Description - Untold Resilience: Stories of courage, survival and love from women who have gone before by Future Women

A timely and uplifting book of true stories from 19 women whose resilience has seen them survive extraordinary global and personal tragedy.

'This is an extraordinary book. Outrageously brilliant and insightful.' Turia Pitt

What does it take to find courage in the midst of deprivation and devastation? Why are some people able to continue living with purpose, even when faced with loss and despair? How does our community turn challenge into triumph? And what can we learn from the exceptional women in our midst who have done just that?

It might feel like we are living in unprecedented times but ours is not the first generation to withstand upheaval as seismic as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. In every town and suburb in Australia, there are women from older generations who have encountered unimaginable difficulties before; women who have endured and survived. Their stories are proof of the incredible resilience of the female spirit.

Based on hours of interviews from their homes during lockdown, in Untold Resilience the all-female journalistic team at Future Women uncovers the real-life accounts of a diverse and fascinating collection of women. In doing so they have drawn on the deep wisdom and perspective that can only be gained from a life fully lived.

Our history books have long been dominated by men's triumphant tales but there are also lessons to be learned from the quiet, modest and largely untold experiences of women. With warmth and candour, 19 ordinary, and yet truly remarkable, individuals share their experiences of pandemic, poverty, famine, war, violence and discrimination.

Through these hope-filled stories from women who have gone before, we can find inspiration and comfort, and rebuild faith in our own futures.

Buy Untold Resilience: Stories of courage, survival and love from women who have gone before by Future Women from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781761040153
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 153mm x 16mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Penguin Life Australia
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2020
Country of Publication: Australia

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