Women of Courage: Inspiring Stories from the Women Who Lived Them
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Women of Courage: Inspiring Stories from the Women Who Lived Them

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In Women of Courage more than 40 women tell intimate tales of bravery that expand the definition of courage. By writing about the times in their lives when they have been most in despair, and revealing the inner resources that helped them survive, these strong women inspire readers to recognize their own acts of courage.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 9th 1999 by New World Library (first published 1999)
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Joan Richardson
Many of these stories are inspiring. Some were a bit too new age for my taste. It is always good to read of others who are inspiring and have overcome obstacles in life.
I love books that you can pick up and put down, read in little bursts. This is perfect for when you need a boost of quick inspiration to get you through a rough day. A great collection of vignettes from women who have been through hell and back, lived to tell the tale and make lemonade out of lemons.
the energy was palpable when I held the book - reading it was literally energy to move mountains - these women (well known and not so well known) are all phenomenal - a testament that all women are powerful, capable and magnificent

thanx for putting the stories together Katherine
Barbara Layne Jennings
A collection of true stories from women who have experienced, learned, triumphed, hurt, loved, felt deeply...stories of their significant experiences. I love it and read from it often. Easy to pick up and read one or two entries. Some of these women you will know, some you won't.
This was a purchase 10-12 years ago and I finally read through it - one story each morning, more or less, since the first of this year. Some were inspiring, some related to their own time/space - all courageous women. Took it to Book Group and passed it on.
Despite this book appearing as one of those chicken soup for something books this wasn't too bad of a read. Some of the stories were pretty unique and a couple of frightening ones as well.

Not bad.
I was inspired by the works of these women - who they were, what they had done, and how they view the world. It left me feeling empowered, excited, and capable of making a difference.
I liked it but couldn't finish it. Returned it to the library.
2nd copy of book in box 497, $3.99 from goodwill.
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