A Glorious Freedom

A Glorious Freedom

Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

Book - 2017
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"Author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women growing older and thriving. From bestselling authors Cheryl Strayed and Caroline Paul, to super-model-turned-activist Christy Turlington and Advanced Style icon Ilona Smithkin, essays by and interviews with individuals who have changed careers, found creative fulfillment, discovered new loves, demonstrated athletic prowess, and rejoiced in a true sense of self; profiles of women in history who accomplished incredible things at an older age; and honest quotations from a diverse field of inspirational figures, are all lavishly illustrated in Congdon's signature style."--Back cover.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781452156200
Branch Call Number: 305.4 G5629 2017
Characteristics: 152 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Congdon, Lisa - Editor


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Artist and writer Lisa Congdon introduces readers to a group of women who have grown older and thrived. Congdon introduces readers to women who have made career changes, found creative fulfillment, discovered new relationships and reached new height of athletic achievement all while embracing th... Read More »

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JessicaGma May 23, 2018

If you have ever panicked about being x age and not accomplishing anything, read this book. It's a lovely compendium of women who have done great things at older ages. It's also well put together with illustrations.


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