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The beauty of living twice / Sharon Stone.

Summary

Summary:

Sharon Stone tells her own story: a journey of healing, love, and purpose. Sharon Stone, one of the most renowned actresses in the world, suffered a massive stroke that cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune, and global fame. In The Beauty of Living Twice, Stone chronicles her efforts to rebuild her life and writers about her slow road back to wholeness and health. In a business that doesn't accept failure, in a world where too many voices are silenced, Stone found the power to return, the courage to speak up, and the will to make a difference in the lives of men, women, and children around the globe. Over the course of these intimate pages, as candid as a personal conversation, Stone talks about her pivotal roles, her life-changing friendships, her worst disappointments, and her greatest accomplishments. She reveals how she went from a childhood of trauma and violence to a career in an industry that in many ways echoed those same assaults, under cover of money and glamour. She describes the strength and meaning she found in her children, and in her humanitarian efforts. And ultimately, she shares how she fought her way back to find not only her truth, but her family's reconciliation and love. Stone made headlines not just for her beauty and her talent, but for her candor and her refusal to "play nice," and it's those same qualities that make this memoir so powerful. The Beauty of Living Twice is a book for the wounded and a book for the survivors; it's a celebration of women's strength and resilience, a reckoning, and a call to activism. It is proof that it's never too late to raise your voice and speak out. -- From dust jacket.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780525656760
  • ISBN: 0525656766
  • Physical Description: 241 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi Book" -- Title page verso.
A list of resources follows the text.
Formatted Contents Note:
Death becomes me -- What is home -- Style -- Kitchen-sink Irish -- An education -- Work -- Role models -- Basic -- Invisible -- Dreams -- Dancing lessons -- Answered prayers -- Cages -- Choices -- Karma -- Hope -- The bull -- Me too -- The beauty of living twice.
Subject: Stone, Sharon, 1958-
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Cerebrovascular disease > Patients > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous.
Stone, Sharon, 1958-
Cerebrovascular disease > Patients.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Autobiographies.
Biographies.

Currently available copies

  • 36 / 53 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 4 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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