These inspiring true stories of women who’ve made the most of their mature years “will get you fired up” (Becca Anderson, author of The Book of Awesome Women and Real Life Mindfulness).
The amazing women profiled in Great Second Acts refused to be defined by the dates on their birth certificates. Their lives are testimony that one can be feisty after fifty—and this book says in no uncertain terms to those who think otherwise, in the words of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “I dissent.”
This isa fascinating collection of biographical sketches of dozens of women of a certain age who have excelled, inspired, and achieved. Learn how these women changed their respective fields of art, politics, science, mathematics, media, literature, business, activism, education, and more. Included are:
· Biographies of influential women such as PM Margaret Thatcher, chef Julia Child, Mother Teresa, feminist Gloria Steinem, actress Rita Moreno, inventor Ruth Handler, Judge Judy Sheindlin, and many more
· Empowering quotes from strong women who epitomize grit and persistence
· Motivational, inspirational, and educational stories of ordinary older women who’ve accomplished extraordinary things